LIKES – Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences

Viitaniementie 15A
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+358 20 762 9500
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LIKES – Foundation for Sport and Health Sciences was established in Jyväskylä, Finland, in 1970. The purpose of the foundation is to promote exercise and public health and to support these research fields both in Finland and abroad. The foundation maintains LIKES -Research Center for Sport and Health Sciences, which is the operative body of LIKES.

LIKES Research Center works closely in cooperation with universities and other research institutes. The goal is to develop and conduct multidisciplinary and applied exercise and public health research, to educate the public, to enhance physical activity, and to communicate the research findings.

Head of LIKES is Mr. Eino Havas.