Human Movement and Functioning

Our department is interdisciplinary trainer and reformer in functioning and human movement. Our strongest know-how is to develop customer well-being together with the customers and working life partners.

In due to reform education and working life we operate actively in variable operational environments. Interdisciplinary and co-operation for example with Positia and Liikelaboratorio is the strength of our department.

For further information on co-operation contact:
Head of Department Maria Kruus-Niemelä, tel. +358 40 480 6910

Research, Development and Innovation

We are creating sustainable future and well-being together with our clients and partners.

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For further information contact:
Principal Teacher Kaija Matinheikki-Kokko, tel. +358 40 334 0855

Tools for development

According to the needs of working life we offer tools to develop organization, work community and individual work and know-how for our partners:

  • Professional Development Studies for different fields
  • ready and tested training packages
  • tailored learning processes
  • consultation and other expert services

We operate together with the students in Positia. We offer Prosthetics/Orthotics, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Optometry, Osteopathy guided student work services via Positia.

For further information contact:
Head of Degree program Saija Flinkkilä, tel. +358 40 178 5154

Human movement and Functioning Department’s Degree Programmes

We educate Orthotist - Prosthetists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Osteopaths for the metropolitan area and nationally.   

Check our Degree Programmes

For further information contact:

  • Degree programme in Prosthetics/Orthotics
    Head of Degree Programme Toni Nisula, tel. +358 40 641 8012
  • Degree programme in Physiotherapy
    Head of Degree Programme Krista Lehtonen, tel. +358 40 187 1817
  • Degree programme in Podiatry
    Head of Degree Programme Pekka Anttila, tel. +358 40 641 8318
  • Degree programme in Optometry
    Head of Degree Programme Saija Flinkkilä, tel. +358 40 178 5154
  • Degree programme in Osteopathy
    Head of Degree Programme Sandra Rinne, tel. 358 40 159 1759

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