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Personal data
József Tihanyi
name József Tihanyi
year of birth 1946
name of institution
University of Physical Education
Doctoral Council of the University (chairman)
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Academic staff member)
TF Doctoral School of Sport Sciences (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. ELTE Doctoral School of Biology 1%
TF Doctoral School of Sport Sciences 99%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Physical Education
Contact details
phone number +36 1 487-9200
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1982
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree MTA Minősítő Bizottság (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2002
discipline to which degree belongs multidisciplinary natural sciences
institution granting the degree HAS
1970 - University of Physical Education
professor emeritus
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 22
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 17
students who obtained their degrees:
Bálint Kovács PhD 2022  DSPE-UPE
Imre Juhász PhD 2019  DSPE-UPE
János Matlák PhD 2019  DSPE-UPE
Dóra Ureczky PhD 2014  DSPE-UPE
Gergely László Gyulai PhD 2014  DSB-ELTE
Sándor Sáfár PhD 2014  DSSS
Bence Kopper PhD 2013  DSSS
Ágnes Andrea Mayer PhD 2012  DSSS
Di Giminiani Riccardo PhD 2010  DSSS
Márk Váczi PhD 2010  DSSS
Costa Andreas PhD 2009  DSSS
Tekla Tihanyi PhD 2008  DSSS
Monika Horváth PhD 2007  
Sándor Béres PhD 2003  DSPE-UPE
Levente Rácz PhD 2002  DSPE-UPE
István Kovács PhD 1999  DSPE-UPE
Zsolt Csende PhD 1999  DSPE-UPE

completed course requirement:
Bálint Kovács (PhD) 2018/08  DSPE-UPE
present PhD students:
Dániel Csala (PhD) (2023/08)  DSPE-UPE
Örs Sebestyén (PhD) (2023/08)  DSPE-UPE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Study of mechanical behavior of the skeletal muscle in vivo under different experimental conditions in healthy and stroke persons. Control of uni and bilateral contractions.
research field in which current research is conducted biology
sport sciences

Kovács B., Kóbor I., Sebestyén Ö., Tihanyi J.: Longer Achilles tendon moment arm results in better running economy, PHYSIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2021: 10.1556/2060.2020.10000
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Di Giminiani Riccardo, Rucci Nadia, Capuano Lorenzo, Ponzetti Marco, Aielli Federica, Tihanyi Jozsef: Individualized Whole-Body Vibration: Neuromuscular, Biochemical, Muscle Damage and Inflammatory Acute Responses, DOSE-RESPONSE 18: (2) p. 155932582093126.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Kovács Bálint, Kóbor István, Gyimes Zsolt, Sebestyén Örs, Tihanyi József: Lower leg muscle–tendon unit characteristics are related to marathon running performance, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10: (1) 17870
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Négyesi János, Galamb Kata, Szilágyi Borbála, Nagatomi Ryoichi, Hortobágyi Tibor, Tihanyi József: Age-specific modifications in healthy adults’ knee joint position sense, SOMATOSENSORY AND MOTOR RESEARCH 36: (4) pp. 262-269.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Juhasz I, Kopkane Plachy J, Hajdu P, Szalay G, Kopper B, Tihanyi J: Creatine Supplementation Supports the Rehabilitation of Adolescent Fin Swimmers in Tendon Overuse Injury Cases, JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE AND MEDICINE 17: (2) pp. 279-288.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
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Tihanyi T K, Horváth M, Fazekas G, Hortobágyi T, Tihanyi J: One session of whole body vibration increases voluntary muscle strength transiently in patients with stroke, CLINICAL REHABILITATION 21: (9) pp. 782-793.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 87
language: English

Costa A, Dalloul H, Hegyesi H, Apor P, Csende Z, Racz L, Vaczi M, Tihanyi J: Impact of repeated bouts of eccentric exercise on myogenic gene expression, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY 101: (4) pp. 427-436.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 62
language: English

Bosco C, Iacovelli M, Tsarpela O, Cardinale M, Bonifazi M, Tihanyi J, Viru M, De Lorenzo A, Viru A: Hormonal responses to whole-body vibration in men, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY 81: (6) pp. 449-454.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 332
language: English

Kovacs I, Tihanyi J, Devita P, Racz L, Barrier J, Hortobagyi T: Foot placement modifies kinematics and kinetics during drop jumping, MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE 31: (5) pp. 708-716.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 106
language: English

Tihanyi J, Apor P, Fekete Gy: Force-velocity-power characteristics and fiber composition in human knee extensor muscles, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY AND OCCUPATIONAL PHYSIOLOGY 48: (3) pp. 331-343.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 104
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:693 
Scientometric data
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monographs and professional books:
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further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Editorial board member of five international scientific juornals, and reviewer for eight international scientific journals.

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