Research institutes

Clinic for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Foundation for Sports and Exercise Medicine;
Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Clinicum, University of Helsinki

Alppikatu 2
Phone: +358 9 43 42 100
Email: info(at)

Foundation for Sports and Exercise Medicine, its Clinic for Sports and Exercise Medicine, and the Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Clinicum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki together form a multiprofessional Center in capital Helsinki area.
The Center executes high-level research, education and service in sports and exercise medicine, and exercise physiology. The mission of the Center is to enhance and use scientific knowledge on acute and chronic exercise responses to individualize exercise prescription in prevention and treatment of diseases, and in providing guidelines for safe, effective and personalized exercise training in persons ranging from patients to elite athletes. The Center collaborates with international and domestic universities, institutes, health and sports organizations, and private enterprises.
The research focus is on 1) Cardiorespiratory exercise responses in health and disease, and during environmental stress; 2) Metabolic diseases and exercise; 3) Prevention of exercise injuries and athletes’ prescreening.
For athletes, recreational exercisers and patients, the Center offers doctor’s appointments (specialists in sports and exercise medicine, clinical physiology and cardiology), clinical tests at rest and during exercise, advanced physical performance/fitness testing and dietician’s appointments.


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