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Anu Raisanen, PT, PhD,

Anu Raisanen, PT, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education

College of Health Sciences

araisanen@westernu.edu

Join year: 2021

  • Education

    Doctor of Health Sciences, Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, 31.5.2018. Dissertation: Adolescent sports injuries. Frontal plane knee control as an injury risk factor and a screening tool.

    Master of Health Sciences, Exercise Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland, 27.6.2011

    Bachelor of Health Sciences, Exercise Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland, 16.12.2010

    Bachelor of Health Care, Physiotherapy, Pirkanmaa Polytechnic University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, Finland, 16.12.2005

  • Research Grant

    RECEARCH FUNDING AND GRANTS

    Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network. Using Wearable Technology to Monitor Exercise Fidelity during a Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Prevention Exercise Program. June 2019 - March 2021. C Emery (PI), Co-Investigators: J Whittaker, M Hunt, L Benson, A Räisänen, K Boucher-Lavigne, total $10,000.

    O’Brien Institute for Public Health Catalyst Funding. SHRed Injuries in partnership with Indigenous communities.January 2020 - December 2020. C Emery (PI), Co-Investigators: C Barnabe, D Mosher, A Black, A Räisänen, C van den Berg, total $10,000.

  • Awards

    Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute Travel Award, 2020, 500 CAD

    AbSPORU KT Platform Travel Award for the KT Canada Scientific Meeting, 2019, 1200 CAD

    Finnish National Award Winner for the ESSKA Congress, 2018, 1000 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Sports Institute, 2000 EUR

    University of Tampere Doctoral Thesis Editing Award, 2018, 500 EUR

    University of Tampere Foundation Travel Award, 2018, 700 EUR

    PhD Thesis Publishing Grant, Scientific Council of City of Tampere, 2017, 200 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Sports Institute, 2016, 2000 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Scientific Council of City of Tampere, 2016, 4500 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Sports Institute, 2015, 2500 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Ball Sports, 204, 7500 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Sports Institute, 2013, 2400 EUR

    Doctoral student scholarship, Foundation of Ball Sports, 213, 7500 EUR

  • Committees

    POSITIONS OF TRUST

    Kinesiology Postdoctoral Representative September 2019- December 2020

    University of Calgary Postdoc Representatives Committee, Calgary, AB, Canada

  • Publications

    PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL ARTICLES

    1. Shill IJ, Räisänen AM, Black AM, Barden C, van den Berg C, McKay C, West S, Pasanen K, Hagel BE, Emery CA. Canadian high school rugby coaches readiness for an injury prevention strategy implementation: Evaluating a Train-the-Coach workshop. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living (in press). doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.672603
    2. Hilska M, Leppänen M, Vasankari T, Aaltonen S, Kannus P, Steffen K, Kujala U, Konttinen N, Räisänen AM, Pasanen K. Neuromuscular training warm-up prevents acute non-contact lower extremity injuries in children’s soccer. A cluster randomized controlled trial. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. April 28, 2021 (online first). https://doi.org/10.1177/23259671211005769
    3. Alanen A-M, Räisänen AM, Benson LC, Pasanen K. The use of inertial measurement units for analyzing change of direction movement in sports: A scoping review. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. April 1, 2021 (online first). https://doi.org/10.1177/17479541211003064
    4. Benson LC, Owoeye OBA, Räisänen AM, Stilling C, Edwards B, Emery CA. Magnitude, Frequency and Accumulation: Workload Among Injured and Uninjured Youth Basketball Players. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 2021; 3:607205. doi:10.3389/fspor.2021.607205
    5. Räisänen AM, Owoeye OBA, Befus K, van den Berg C, Pasanen K, Emery C. Warm-ups and coaches’ perceptions: Searching for clues to improve injury prevention in youth basketball. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 2021;3:619291. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.619291
    6. Benson L, Räisänen AM, Volkova V, Pasanen K, Emery C. Workload a-WEAR-ness: Monitoring workload in team sports with wearable technology – A scoping review. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2020;50(10):549–563.
    7. Owoeye O, McKay C, Räisänen AM, Hubka T, Palacios-Derflingher L, Emery C. Psychosocial Factors and the Effects of a Structured Injury Prevention Workshop on Coaches’ Self-Efficacy to Implement the 11+ Exercise Program. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2020;13(5):1459 – 1475.
    8. Nowell L, Laventure A, Pawliuk M, Räisänen AM, Strzalkowski N, Kenny N. The impact of teaching development for postdoctoral scholars: A case study of a university teaching certificate program. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, online first July 6, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1108/SGPE-12-2019-0088
    9. Rossi MK, Pasanen K, Heinonen A, Ayrämö S, Räisänen AM, Leppänen M, Myklebust G, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Parkkari J. Performance in Dynamic Movement Tasks and Occurrence of Low Back Pain in Young Athletes: A Prospective PROFITS Cohort Study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2020;21:350. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-020-03376-1
    10. Räisänen AM, Kulmala T, Parkkari J, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Krosshaug T, Kujala UM, Vesanto J, Pasanen K. There is no relationship between lower extremity alignment during unilateral and bilateral drop jumps and the risk of knee or ankle injury: a prospective study. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2020;50(5):267–274. doi:10.2519/jospt.2020.9247
    11. Räisänen A, Arkkila H, Vasankari T, Steffen K, Parkkari J, Kannus P, Forsmann H, Pasanen K. Investigation of knee control as a lower extremity injury risk factor: A prospective study in youth football. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2018;28(9): 2084 - 2092. doi: 10.1111/sms.13197
    12. Räisänen A, Kokko S, Pasanen K, Leppänen M, Rimpelä A, Villberg J, Parkkari J. Prevalence of adolescent physical activity-related injuries in sports, leisure time, and school: the National Physical Activity Behaviour Study for Children and Adolescent. BMC Musculoskeletal Injuries 2018;19:58. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-1969-y.
    13. Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Krosshaug T, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Heinonen A, Kujala UM, Avela J, Perttunen J, Parkkari J. Association between frontal plane knee control and lower extremity injuries: A prospective study on young team sport athletes. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 2018;4;e000311. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000311.
    14. Räisänen A, Parkkari J, Karhola L, Rimpelä A. Adolescent physical activity related injuries in sports club, school sports and other leisure-time physical activities. Cogent Medicine 2016;3:1260786. doi: 10.1080/2331205X.2016.1260786.
    15. Räisänen A,Pasanen K, Krosshaug T, Avela J, Perttunen J, Parkkari J. Single-leg squat as a tool to evaluate young athlete's frontal plane knee control. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 2016;26:478–82. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000288.
    16. Räisänen A,Eklund J, Calvet J-H, Tuomilehto J. Sudomotor Function as a Tool for Cardiorespiratory Fitness Level Evaluation: Comparison with Maximal Exercise Capacity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2014;11:6:5839–48. doi: 10.3390/ijerph110605839.

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    1. Parkkari J, Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Rimpelä A. (2016). Liikuntavammat koulussa, vapaa-ajalla ja urheiluseuroissa [Sports injuries in Finnish children and adolescent].Lasten ja nuorten liikuntakäyttäytyminen Suomessa. LIITU-tutkimuksen tuloksia 2016. Valtion liikuntaneuvosto (National Sports Council of Finland)

    1. Parkkari J, Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Rimpelä A. (2015). Liikuntavammat koulussa, vapaa-ajalla ja urheiluseuroissa. [Sports injuries in Finnish children and adolescent]. Lasten ja nuorten liikuntakäyttäytyminen Suomessa. LIITU-tutkimuksen tuloksia 2014. Valtion liikuntaneuvosto (National Sports Council of Finland)

    CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

    1. Cairo AL, Räisänen AM, Shill IJ, Black AM, Emery CA. High Injury Prevalence and Concussion Rates in Female Youth Team Sports: An Opportunity for Prevention. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2021;31(3):e126-127.
    2. Gibson ESD, Cairo A, Räisänen AM, Kuntze CM, Emery CA, Pasanen K Occurrence, Etiology and Prevention of Sport Related Shoulder Injuries Among Youth: A Systematic Review. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2021;31(3):e122.
    3. Räisänen AM, Whittaker JL, Toomey C, Pasanen K, Emery CA. Does an 8-week exercise intervention impact knee-related symptoms 3-15-years following intra-articular knee injury? A pilot randomized controlled trial. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2021;29:S393-S394
    4. Benson LC, Räisänen AM, Whittaker JL, Hunt MA, Emery CA. Exploratory use of wearable technology to monitor changes in dynamic stability during a post-traumatic osteoarthritis prevention exercise program. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2021;29:S403
    5. Owoeye O, Whittaker JL, Toomey C, Räisänen AM, Jaremko JL, Emery CA. Outcomes related to posttraumatic osteoarthritis after a youth sport related ankle sprain. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2021;29:S294.
    6. Räisänen AM, Benson LC, Whittaker J, Emery CA. Puolierojen mittaaminen kiihtyvyysanturilla 10 vuotta vakavan polvivamman jälkeen. [Using accelerometers to measure lower extremity asymmetries 10 years after a severe knee injury.] Liikunta & tiede 2020; 56 (5):60.
    7. Alanen A-M, Räisänen A, Benson L, Pasanen K. Suunnanmuutosliikkeen

    arviointi inertiamittauksen avulla urheilussa:kartoittava katsaus. [Measuring cutting movements in sports using inertial Measurement Units: A scoping review.] Liikunta & tiede 2020; 56 (5):56.

    1. Vesanto J, Räisänen AM, Kulmala T, Parkkari J, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Krosshaug T, Kujala UM, Heinonen A, Pasanen K. Heikentynyt polven frontaalitason liikehallinta ei

    lisää nuorten urheilijoiden äkillisen polvi- tai nilkkavamman riskiä: Prospektiivinen

    tutkimus. [Reduced frontal plane knee control does not increase the risk of acute ankle or knee injury: A prospective study.] Liikunta & tiede 2020; 56 (5):64.

    1. Räisänen AM, Owoeye OBA, Befus K, van den Berg C, Pasanen K, Emery C. 72 Warm-up practices in high school basketball – Searching for clues to improve injury prevention program implementation strategies. British Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;54(Suppl 1):A32. DOI:10.1136/bjsports-2020-IOCAbstracts.72
    2. Owoeye OBA, Pasanen K, Räisänen A, Befus K, Tait T, Stilling C, Warriyar V, Palacios-Derflingher L, Emery CA. 070 Supervised implementation of a neuromuscular training warm-up programme to improve adherence and reduce injuries in youth basketball: A cluster-randomised trial. British Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;54(Suppl 1):A31.
    3. Rossi MK, Pasanen K, Heinonen A, Äyrämö S, Räisänen AM, Leppänen M, Myklebust G, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Parkkari J. Performance in Dynamic Movement Tasks and Occurrence of Low Back Pain in Youth Floorball and Basketball players. British Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;54(Suppl 1):A31.
    4. Räisänen AM, Emery CA, Toomey CM, Pasanen K, Whittaker JL. On the Road to Prevention of Early Osteoarthritis: Development of an Exercise Intervention. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;30(3):e109.
    5. Räisänen AM, Owoeye OBA, Befus K, van den Berg C, Pasanen K, Emery CA. Youth basketball coaches’ knowledge, attitudes and perceptions on warm-up practices and injury prevention. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;30(3):e93.
    6. Benson L,Räisänen AM, Volkova V, Pasanen K, Emery C. Workload a-WEAR-ness: Monitoring workload in team sports with wearable technology – A systematic review. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2020:30(3);e106.
    7. Taddei, LM, Katz L, van den Berg C, Räisänen AM, Culos-Reed SN, Emery CA, Pasanen K. Does Peer to Peer Learning Facilitated by an iPad Application Help Coaches Learn a Neuromuscular Training Warm-up Prevention Program? Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;30(3):e93.
    8. Owoeye OBA, Befus K, Räisänen AM, Palacios-Derflingher L, Emery CA, Pasanen K. Is Neuromuscular Training Effective in Reducing Specific Lower Extremity Injuries in Youth Basketball? Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2020;30(3):e94.
    9. Räisänen AM, Owoeye ABA, Pasanen K, Befus KD, van den Berg C, Emery CA. Effect of an Injury Prevention Workshop on High School Basketball Coaches’ Outcome Expectancies and Intentions. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2019:29(3);e62.
    10. Befus KD, Pasanen K, Räisänen AM, Black AM, Owoeye ABA, Tait TJ, McDonough M, Emery CA. Assessing Exercise Fidelity in Youth Basketball Players Performing the SHRED Injuries Basketball Neuromuscular Training warm-up program: A Reliability Study. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2019:29(3);e64.
    11. Rossi MK, Pasanen K, Heinonen A, Ayrämö S, Räisänen A, Leppänen M, Myklebust G, Vasankari T, Kannus P, Parkkari J. Frontal plane femoral adduction during single-leg landing and low back pain in young athletes: a prospective PROFITS cohorts study. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2019;53(Suppl 1):A2.
    12. Hilska M, Leppänen M, Vasankari T, Aaltonen S, Kannus P, Parkkari J, Kujala M, Konttinen N, Räisänen A, Pasanen K. Neuromuskulaarinen alkuverryttelyohjelma lasten jalkapallovammojen ehkäisemiseksi - satunnaistettu kontrolloitu tutkimus. [Neuromuscular warm-up in the prevention of acute lower limb injuries in youth football. A cluster randomised controlled trial.] Liikunta & Tiede 2018;55(5):82.
    13. Räisänen A, Arkkila H, Vasankari T, Steffen K, Parkkari J, Kannus P, Forsman H, Pasanen K. Examining knee control as a risk factor for non-contact lower extremity injury: A prospective study in youth soccer. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2018;28(3).
    14. Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Krosshaug T, Kannus P, Vasankari T, Parkkari J. Association between frontal plane knee control and acute lower extremity injuries. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2017;51:376–7.
    15. Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Parkkari J. Relationship between frontal plane knee angle and subjective assessment of knee control during a single-leg squat. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2014;48(7):653.
    16. Räisänen A, Pasanen K, Parkkari J. Äkilliset liikuntavammat yleisiä palloilulajeja harrastavilla nuorilla. [Acute sports injuries are common in team sport athletes.] Liikunta ja Tiede 2013;50(5):51.
    17. Bauduceau B, Räisänen A, Eklund J. P24 Mesure de la fonction sudorale dans l’évaluation des performances cardiorespiratoires: comparaison avec la VO2max et intérêt pour le suivi dans un programme de prévention. Diabetes & Metabolism 2012;38(Suppl 2):A37.