UKK Institute in Many Roles in Safety 2016 Conference Next Week

UKK Institute is a co-operator of the main host National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), will keep many oral and poster presentations at the conference, and organizes a post conference meeting in sport injury research. Post Congress Meeting in Sports Injury Research

Safety 2016 World Conference for the first time in Finland

The Safety 2016 Conference takes places in Tampere Hall on 18–21 September 2016. See the Press release and register for the Conference.


A Book by Radhika Patil

Radhika Patil's thesis Exercise in Older Women: Effects on Falls, Function, Fear and Finances. Findings from a randimized controlled trial has been published by Lambert Academic Publishing. See Lambert Academic Publishing


Huge Altmetric points for Uusi-Rasi´s articke

The article by special researcher Kirsti Uusi-Rasi published on JAMA Internal Medicine in March 23, is amongst the highest ever scored in the journal. See the statistics from


Good publicity for a UKK Institute research

The receant publication of a UKK Institute research in JAMA Internal Medicine: Exercise and vitamin D in fall prevention among older women: a randomized trial  has received good publicity in the USA.

Read the interviews of special researcher Kirsti Uusi-Rasi on web. Medical Research Interviews and News: Exercise May Be More Effective Than Vitamin D In Reducing Falls

HealthDay: Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

Healthy Living Magazine: Vitamin D, exercise fall short for fall prevention in older women


Actual Measurement of Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Fitness in Population Monitoring – the Finnish Experience

International course for professionals monitoring and promoting physically active life-style. June 5-6, 2014 at the UKK Institute, Tampere Finland

See the First Announcement (pdf)


UKK Institute´s Director Tommi Vasankari is Chairman of the Steering Committee of WHO HEPA Europe

Director Tommi Vasankari has started as Chairman of the Steering Committee of WHO HEPA Europe 2013—2015


Weight Loss of Lorry Drivers

Researcher Katriina Kukkonen-Harjula from the UKK Institute is interviewed on Tampere University web site. The interview covers the UKK Institute's research about weight loss of lorry drivers.

Read the interview


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