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Sami Yli-Piipari

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    • 26. Jaakkola, T., Yli-Piipari, S., Huotari, P., Watt, A., & Liukkonen, J. (2014). Fundamental movement skills and physical fitness as predictors of self-reported physical activity: A 6-year follow-up study across adolescence. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. (accepted)
    • 25. Jaakkola, T., Yli-Piipari, S., Wang, C. K. J., & Liukkonen, J. (2014). A multilevel latent growth curve modeling of the development of motivation regulations in physical education. Journal in Sport Science & Medicine (accepted)
    • 24. Jaakkola, T.,Yli-Piipari, S., Barkoukis, V., & Liukkonen, J. (2014). Examining the longitudinal effect of motivational climate on motivation, affect, and physical activity among physical education students. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. (accepted)
    • 23. Grasten, A, Yli-Piipari, S., Watt, A., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2014) Effectiveness of school-initiated physical activity promotion on secondary school students' physical activity participation. Journal of School Health. (in press)
    • 22. Lauderdale, M., Yli-Piipari, S., Irwin, C., & Layne, T. (2014). Gender differences regarding motivation for physical activity among college students: A self-determination approach. Physical Educator.(in press)
    • 21. Yli-Piipari, S. (2014). Physical education reform in Finland. Quest, 66, 468-484. doi: 10.1080/00336297.2014.948688
    • 20. Liukkonen, J., Jaakkola, T., Kokko, S., Grasten, A., Yli-Piipari, S., Koski, P., Tynjala, J., Soini, A., Stahl, T., & Tammelin, T. (2014). Results from the Finland's 2014 Report Card on physical activity for children and youth. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11(Supp 1), 51-57. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2014-0168
    • 19. Yli-Piipari, S., & Kokkonen, J. (2014). An application on the expectancy-value model to understand adolescents' performance and engagement in physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33, 250-268. doi:10.1123/jtpe.2013-0067
    • 18. Soini, M, Liukkonen, J., Watt, A., Yli-Piipari, S., & Jaakkola, T. (2014). Construct validity and internal consistency of the motivational climate in physical education scale. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, 13(1), 137-144.
    • 17. Zaman, K., White, A., Yli-Piipari, S., & Hnat, T. W. (2014). K-Sense: A kinematic approach to measuring human energy expenditure for daily living activities. Wireless Sensor Networks, 8354, 166-181.
    • 16. Kokkonen, M., Kokkonen, J., & Yli-Piipari, S. (2013). Koululiikuntaan liittyvat suoriutumisuskomukset ja arvostukset liikunnan arvosanan selittajina. Kasvatus-Lehti, 5, 522-532. [Expectancies and values in physical education. Education, 5, 522-532.]
    • 15. Jaakkola, T. Saakslahti, A., Yli-Piipari, S., Manninen, M., Watt, A., & Liukkonen, J. (2013). Student motivation associated with fitness testing in physical education context. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32, 270-286. [2 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 14. Jaakkola, T., Washington, T., & Yli-Piipari, S. (2013). The association between motivation in school physical education and self-reported physical activity during Finnish junior high school: The self-determination theory approach. European Physical Education Review, 19(1), 127-141. doi:10.1177/1356336X12465514 [5 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 13. Yli-Piipari, S., Barkoukis, V., Liukkonen, J., & Jaakkola, T. (2013). The effect of physical education cognition and affect in adolescent physical activity: A parallel process latent growth analysis. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 2(1), 15-31. doi: 10.1037/a0029806 [3 citations by 10.1.2014 - 2013 a top 5 article in the SEPP]
    • 12. Yli-Piipari, S., Leskinen, E., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2012). Predictive role of physical education motivation: The developmental trajectories of physical activity during grades 7-9. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83(4),560-578.[5 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 11. Yli-Piipari, S., Jaakkola, T., Liukkonen, J., & Nurmi, J.-E. (2012). The effect of physical education students' beliefs and values in their physical activity: A growth mixture modelling approach. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology,11(1), 70-86.
      doi:10.1080/1612197X.2012.731191    
    • 10. Yli-Piipari, S., Wang, J. C. K., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2012). Examining growth trajectories of physical education students' motivation, enjoyment, and physical activity: A person-oriented approach. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 24(4), 401-417.doi:10.1080/10413200.2012.677096 [2 citations by 5.1.2014]
    • 9. Grasten, A., Jaakkola, T., Liukkonen, J., Watt, A., & Yli-Piipari, S. (2012). Prediction of the enjoyment in school physical education. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 11, 260-269. [8 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 8. Yli-Piipari, S. (2011). Motivoiko koululiikunta nuoria? Liikunta & Tiede, 46, 20-24. [Does physical education motivate adolescents? Journal of Physical Education & Science, 46, 20-24].
    • 7. Yli-Piipari, S., Kiuru, N., Jaakkola, T., Liukkonen, J., & Watt, A. (2011). The role of peer groups in male and female adolescents' task values and physical activity. Psychological Reports, 108, 75-93. [5 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 6. Yli-Piipari, S., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2010). Gender specific developmental dynamics between physical education task values and physical activity during junior high school. Sport Science Review, 19, 231-246. doi: 10.2478/v10237-011-0039-2. [1 citation by 10.1.2014]
    • 5. Grasten, A., Jaakkola, T., Liukkonen, J., & Yli-Piipari, S. (2010). Koululaisten fyysisen aktiivisuuden ja liikuntatunneilla koetun autonomian muutokset 7. luokalta 9. luokalle. Liikunta & Tiede, 46, 38-44. [Development of students' perceptions of autonomy during grades 7-9. Journal of Physical Education & Science, 46, 38-44]. [5 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 4. Yli-Piipari, S., Jaakkola, T., & Liukkonen, J. (2009). Koululaisten fyysisen aktiivisuuden seuranta 6. luokalta 9. luokalle. Liikunta & Tiede, 46, 61-67 [The changes in the physical activity of Finnish adolescents from grade 6 to 8 - A longitudinal study. Journal of Physical Education & Science, 46, 61-67]. [12 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 3. Yli-Piipari, S., Liukkonen, J., Jaakkola, T., Watt, A., & Nurmi, J-E. (2009). Relationships between physical education students' motivational profiles, enjoyment, state anxiety, and self-reported physical activity. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 8, 327-336. [40 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 2. Yli-Piipari, S., Liukkonen, J., & Jaakkola, T. (2008). Koululiikunnan tilanneahdistuneisuusmittarin suomenkielisen version validiteetti ja reliabiliteetti. Liikunta & Tiede, 46, 51-56. [The validity and reliability of Finnish version of the physical education state anxiety scale. Journal of Physical Education & Science, 46, 51-56]. [2 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • 1. Yli-Piipari, S., & Jaakkola, T. (2006). 12-16-vuotiaiden kilpatanssijoiden viihtyminen yhden harjoituskauden aikana. Liikunta & Tiede, 43, 52-56. [Dancers enjoyment across practice season. Journal of Physical Education & Science, 43, 52-56]. [6 citations by 10.1.2014]
    • Referenced Conference Publications
    • 4. Yli-Piipari, S. (2013). Motivating students in middle school physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84(1), A77-A77.
    • 3. Yli-Piipari, S. (2012). The role of parents in physical education students' achievement. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83(1), A81-A81.
    • 2. Yli-Piipari, S., & Liukkonen, J. (2011). Students' physical activity across junior high school years. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 82(1), A67-A67.
    • 1. Yli-Piipari, S., & Jaakkola, T. (2006). Enjoyment of 12-16-year-old dancers during one practice season. In P. Heikinaro-Johansson & E. McEvoy (Eds.), The Role of Physical Education and Sport in Promoting Physical Activity and Health (pp. 45-46). Jyvaskyla, Finland: Jyvaspaino.


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