Arja Sääkslahti (Finland)
Arja Sääkslahti is a senior departmental researcher at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She has multidisciplinary expertise in research on physical activity and motor skills in young children and designing family- and childcare – based physical activity and motor skill interventions for young children. She cooperates actively with society supporting actions toward physically active friendly environment for children. She is part of the team established by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland to write the recommendations for physical activity in early childhood. She was head of CIAPSE 2 congress in 2017.
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences,
University of Jyväskylä,