Collaborators

Physical activity epidemiology:

Soren Brage, Physical Activity Epidemiology Group, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, UK, http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/physical-activity/

Ulf Ekelund, Norwegian School of Sports Science, Norway, https://www.nih.no/en/

Paediatric exercise science and health:

Craig Williams, Alan Barker, Bert Bond, Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC), University of Exeter, UK,  http://sshs.exeter.ac.uk/research/groups/childrenshealth/

Genetics:

Tuomas Kilpeläinen, Torben Hansen, Theresia Schnurr, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, http://metabol.ku.dk/

Mark McCarthy, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK, http://www.well.ox.ac.uk/home, Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium, https://egg-consortium.org/

Olli Raitakari, Katja Pahkala, University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study, http://stripstudy.utu.fi, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, http://youngfinnsstudy.utu.fi/index.html 

Metabolomics and sex steroid analytics:

Kati Hanhineva, Seppo Auriola, University of Eastern Finland LC-MS Metabolomics Center, Biocenter Kuopio, University of Eastern Finland, http://www.uef.fi/fi/web/metabolomics-center

Craig Wheelock, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, http://metabolomics.se/

Bioinformatics:

Sami Heikkinen, Bioinformatics Center, Biocenter Kuopio, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland, http://www.uef.fi/web/bioinformatics/

Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen, University of Tampere, Department of Clinical Chemistry Fimlab Laboratories, Pirkanmaa Hospital District Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, http://youngfinnsstudy.utu.fi/tampere.html

Cognition and academic skills:

Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Paavo Leppänen, The First Steps Study, University of Jyväskylä, https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/fi/laitokset/psykologia/tutkimus/alkuportaat/en

Cardiovascular physiology:

Tiit Kööbi, Tampere University Hospital, Department of Clinical Physiology, http://www.pshp.fi/fi-FI/Palvelut/Kuvantamispalvelut/Kliininen_fysiologia

Nutrition:

Hanna Lagström, University of Turku, Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, www.utu.fi/cyri

Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir, University of Iceland, Iceland, http://rin.hi.is/unit-nutrition-research-unr-1

Health economics:

Eila Kankaanpää, Hannu Valtonen, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health Policy and Management, https://www.uef.fi/web/sosiaali-ja-terveysjohtaminen/laitos

Pediatrics:

Eija Piippo-Savolainen, Pekka Arikoski, Kati Räsänen, Liisa Kröger, Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Musculoskelatal research:

Heikki Kröger, Kuopio University Hospital, Department of Surgery, https://www.uef.fi/en/web/kliinisenlaaketieteenyksikko/yhteystiedot3

Nursing science:

Anna-Maija Pietilä, Tarja Välimäki, Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland