The UKK Institute´s Development Projects

On the basis of scientific research several products to promote health-anhancing physical activity has been developed in the UKK Institute.

The most famous of them is the UKK Walk Test which has been a success both in Finland and abroad.

The  Walk Test was followed by The UKK Health-Related Fitness Test Battery which is widely used in Finland.

The ALPHA-FIT-tests were published in 2010 in co-operation between scientists in the European countries promoting physical activity and fitness for health in population level.

The Physical Activity Pie chart is a visual documentation of the recommendation for health-enhancing physical activity for adults aged 18–64.


Last Modified: 27.11.2014


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