Sport Scholar Profile | Antti Laine, University of Jyväskylä


  • Ph.D. in Sport science, Docent; Senior Researcher


  • Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences,
    P.O Box 35 (OPK101)
    FIN-40014 Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finland
  • E-mail

Research interests

  • Social sciences of sport
  • Sports journalism
  • Private sport sector

Selected publications

Laine, Antti & Vehmas, Hanna (2020). Fitness in Finland − Department Stores of Healthy Life Styles. In J. Scheerder, H. Vehmas & K. Helsen (Eds.) The Rise and Size of the Fitness Industry in Europe : Fit for the Future? Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 177–197.
Laine, Antti, Venäläinen, Olli & Matilainen, Pertti (2019). Suomalaisten pääsarjatason palloilujoukkueiden näkemykset Suomen rahapelijärjestelmästä [The views of Finnish highest league ball games teams on the Finnish gaming system]. Liikunta & Tiede 56 (6), 96–104.
Laine, Antti (2017). Finland − The Importance of the Private Sport Sector Has Increased in the 2000s. In A. Laine & H. Vehmas (Eds.), The Private Sport Sector in Europe. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, 107–124.
Laine, Antti (2016). Gender representation of athletes in Finnish and Swedish tabloids: A quantitative and qualitative content analysis of Athens 2004 and Turin 2006 Olympics coverage. Nordicom Review 37(2), 83–98.
Laine, Antti (2016). Meter for the Quantitative Analysis of Newspaper Sport Material. Studies in Media and Communication 4(2), 44–53.
Laine, Antti (2011). Urheilujournalismin Suomi−Ruotsi-maaottelu − Vertaileva tutkimus suomalaisten ja ruotsalaisten iltapäivälehtien olympiauutisoinnista [A match in sports journalism between Finland and Sweden. A comparative study of Finnish and Swedish tabloids coverage of the Athens 2004 and Turin 2006 Olympic Games]. PhD Thesis. Helsinki: Edita.



Published 2022-01-19

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