Master of Science, University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Jyväskylä, Finland, 1998.
Teacher High School, Konnevesi, Finland, 1986-1987. Scientist Oulu Regional Institute Occupational Health, since 1987. Lecturer Health Care Institute, Oulu, 1989-1992.
Visiting scientist Defense and Civil Institute Environmental Medicine, Toronto, Canada, 1998-1999. Lecturer exercise and thermal physiology University Jyväskylä, 2000.
Member American College Sports Medicine, International Commission on Occupational Health.
Married Taina Tarja Utriainen, June 20, 1986. Children: Tuuli Maria, Kaisli Katariina.