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Jarkko Iivarinen
Jarkko Tapani Iivarinen
Ph.D.


Researcher


Computational modeling and finite element analysis

Personal information

  • Email: jarkko.iivarinen[at]iki.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)
  • Phone: +358 40 700 7121
  • Linkedin: [link]
  • ResearchGate: [link]

  • Current research interests: Soft tissue biomechanics

  • Education:
    • Ph.D. Applied physics, University of Eastern Finland, Finland 2014.
    • M.Sc. Medical Physics, University of Eastern Finland, Finland 2010.

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, fluent
    • Swedish, satisfactory
    • German, basics
    • Dutch, basics

Publications (Citation statistics):

(full papers, conference proceedings)
  1. Iivarinen JT, Korhonen RK, Jurvelin JS. Modeling of interstitial fluid movement in soft tissue under negative pressure - relevance to treatment of tissue swelling. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015 Oct;1-10. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Koistinen AP, Halmesmäki EP, Iivarinen JT, Arokoski JPA, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ, Isaksson H. Short-term exercise-induced improvements in bone properties are for the most part not maintained during ageing in hamsters. Exp Gerontol. 2014 Mar;51:46-53. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2013.12.017. Epub 2014 Jan 11.
  3. Iivarinen JT, Korhonen RK, Jurvelin JS. Experimental and numerical analysis of soft tissue stiffness measurement using manual indentation device - significance of indentation geometry and soft tissue thickness. Skin Res Technol. 2014 Aug;20(3):347-54. doi: 10.1111/srt.12125. Epub 2013 Nov 23.
  4. Iivarinen JT, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Jurvelin JS. Experimental and computational analysis of soft tissue mechanical response under negative pressure in forearm. Skin Res Technol. 2013; 19(1):e356-365. Epub 2012 May 31. [High res images]
  5. Iivarinen JT, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Jurvelin JS. Experimental and computational analysis of soft tissue stiffness in forearm using a manual indentation device. Med Eng Phys. 2011; 33:1245-1253.
  6. Isaksson H, Tolvanen V, Finnilä MA, Iivarinen J, Turunen A, Silvast TS, Tuukkanen J, Seppänen K, Arokoski JP, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Long-term voluntary exercise of male mice induces more beneficial effects on cancellous and cortical bone than on the collagenous matrix. Exp Gerontol. 2009 Nov;44(11):708-17.
  7. Isaksson H, Tolvanen V, Finnilä MA, Iivarinen J, Tuukkanen J, Seppänen K, Arokoski JP, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Physical exercise improves properties of bone and its collagen network in growing and maturing mice. Calcif Tissue Int. 2009 Sep;85(3):247-56.
  8. Isaksson H, Harjula T, Koistinen A, Iivarinen J, Seppänen K, Arokoski JP, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Collagen and mineral deposition in rabbit cortical bone during maturation and growth: Effects on tissue properties. J Orthop Res. 2010 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Julkunen P, Harjula T, Iivarinen J, Marjanen J, Seppänen K, Närhi T, Arokoski J, Lammi MJ, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Biomechanical, biochemical and structural correlations in immature and mature rabbit articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Dec;17(12):1628-38.
  10. Julkunen P, Iivarinen J, Brama PA, Arokoski J, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Maturation of collagen fibril network structure in tibial and femoral cartilage of rabbits. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Nov 18.
  11. Julkunen P, Halmesmäki EP, Iivarinen J, Rieppo L, Närhi T, Marjanen J, Rieppo J, Arokoski J, Brama PA, Jurvelin JS, Helminen HJ. Effects of growth and exercise on composition, structural maturation and appearance of osteoarthritis in articular cartilage of hamsters. Journal of Anatomy. 2010 Sep; 217(3):262-274.
  12. Li LP, Korhonen RK, Iivarinen J, Jurvelin JS, Herzog W. Fluid pressure driven fibril reinforcement in creep and relaxation tests of articular cartilage. Med Eng Phys. 2008 Mar;30(2):182-9.
  13. Iivarinen JT, Korhonen RK, Julkunen P, Jurvelin JS. Quantitative diagnostics of soft tissue consistency by mechanical measurements. 3rd ILF Conference. Toronto, Canada, June 2011.

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