Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine / Foundation for Research in Health Exercise and Nutrition (KULTU)

Address: 
Haapaniementie 16
City: 
Kuopio
Postal code: 
70100
Phone number: 
+358 17 288 4422

The Foundation for Research in Health Exercise and Nutrition (KULTU) is located in Kuopio. KULTU is also part of Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, University of Kuopio. The main aim of foundation is to enhance and contribute publich health in varies ways, focusing especially on nutrition and health related fitness. With collaboration of University of Eastern Finland is organized the sports medicine degree programme for specialized doctors.

There is also available special services, such as medical eximination/audience of medical doctors and testing of physical performance, in the laboratory of KULTU.

In every second year is organized The International Puijo Symposium, which is held by KULTU.

Kultu is lead by Professor Rainer Rauramaa (MD).