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Ilkka M. Vuori

Ilkka M. Vuori, Finnish health institute administrator. Recipient Citation award American College Sports Medicine, 1998. President Finnish Ski Trail Federation, Helsinki, since 1996, Finnish Bone Society, Helsinki, 1997-1998. Fellow American College Sports Medicine, American Academy Kinesiology and Physical Education, European College Sports Sciences (director since 1997).

Background

  • Vuori, Ilkka M. was born on December 29, 1937 in Kauhajoki, Finland. Son of Eino E. and Enni A. (Tervo) Vuori.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Turku, Finland, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Turku, Finland, 1972.

    Career

    • Physician Sports Medicine Unit, Turku, 1965-1971. Resident University Central Hospital, 1969-1972. Specialist, chief physician, director research Rehabilitation Research Center, Finnish Social Insurance Institute, 1972-1979.

      Professor University Turku, 1979-1983. Director UKK Institute Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland, since 1981. Visiting professor Stanford (California) University, 1980.

      Consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998.

    Works

    • Author, editor: Sport Medicine, 1995, Exercise for Health, 1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    President Finnish Ski Trail Federation, Helsinki, since 1996, Finnish Bone Society, Helsinki, 1997-1998. Fellow American College Sports Medicine, American Academy Kinesiology and Physical Education, European College Sports Sciences (director since 1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Cross-country and downhill skiing, golf, summerhouse diy.

    Connections

    • Married Eeva M. Jääskeläinen, February 7, 1965. Children: Hanna, Paula.
    • father: Eino E. Vuori
    • mother: Enni A. (Tervo) Vuori
    • spouse: Eeva M. Jääskeläinen
    • children: Hanna Vuori
    • Paula Vuori
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    Born December 29, 1937
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