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Physical therapy researcher

Ritva Elisa Sakari-Rantala, French physical therapy researcher. Recipient personal research grants Finnish Ministry Education, 1995, 96, 97. Member Finnish Society Growth and Aging Research.

Background

Sakari-Rantala, Ritva Elisa was born on December 3, 1957 in Paris. Daughter of Aimo Ilmari Kallio and Aino Ellen (Ryynänen) Sakari.

Education

Physical therapist, Tampere (Finland) School Nursing, 1980. Specialized physical therapist, Central Finland College Health, Jyväskylä, Finland, 1985. Master of Science in Health Sciences, University Jyväskylä, 1991.

Career

Physical therapist Health Center Mänttä (Finland) District, 1981-1983, Health Center Keuruu (Finland) and Multia, 1983-1985, researcher, 1988-1991, University Jyväskylä, assistant physical therapy, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor: Evaluating Functional Capacity and Health of Elderly People in Two Populations, 1995 (in Finnish, with English summary).

Membership

Member Finnish Society Growth and Aging Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, jogging.

Connections

Married Jukka Tapani Rantala, June 23, 1988. Children: Vaula, Alli.

father:
Aimo Ilmari Kallio Sakari

mother:
Aino Ellen (Ryynänen) Sakari

spouse:
Jukka Tapani Rantala

child:
Vaula Sakari-Rantala

child:
Alli Sakari-Rantala