Sinna Lehtola

Official title: Researcher
Tel: +358 29 524 7900
E-mail: [email protected]


  • physical exercise
  • functioning
  • disabilities
  • measuring functioning, functional ability meters
  • development

Primary duties

  • Mental health among youth with disabilities research (D-youth) in co-operation with Nordic countries
  • PhD candidate
  • Functioning and disability responsibilities in the field of public health and welfare
  • Diabetes and CVD risk factors in immigrants and ethnic minorities (JACARDI)


  • 2021, Master of Health sciences in the field of physiotherapy, University of Jyväskylä
  • 2014, Bachelor of Social and Health Care in the Degree Programme in Physiotherapy, Savonia University of Applied Sciences

Professional background

  • 2024– researcher, population health, monitoring, research project D-youth, THL
  • 2023, senior planning officer, Knowledge Management and Co-Creation, THL
  • 2023, research nurse, population health, monitoring, Healthy Finland -survey, THL

Language skills

  • Finnish (native)
  • English (good)
  • Swedish (fair)

Publications and research

  • Lehtola, S. 2021. The effects of oral contraceptives and the menstrual cycle to the sports injuries of female players in football. Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä. Master’s thesis in Physiotherapy.