KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sports

Postal address: 
Rautpohjankatu 6
Jyväskylä
Finland
Phone: 
+358 20 781 1500
Fax: 
+358 20 781 1501
Year of foundation: 
1991
Name of the director: 
Sami Kalaja
Institutional dependency: 
Public
Reservation email: 
Administration email: 
Sports: 
Athletics
Basketball
Biathlon
Cross Country Skiing
Figure skating
Football
Freestyle Skiing
Gymnastics Artistic
Gymnastics Rhythmic
Ice Hockey
Judo
Karate
Shooting
Short Track Speed Skating
Swimming
Synchronized Swimming
Trampoline
Volleyball
Weightlifting
Wrestling Freestyle
Wrestling Greco-Roman
Support services: 
athlete career and education
biomechanics
nutrition
physiotherapy
sport medicine
sport physiology
sport psychology
sport science laboratories
strength and conditioning
talent search
video analysis
Additional sport facilities: 
ergometric training centre
gymnasium
jumping/bounding facilities
soccer field
stadium
Suitable for: 
elite
international
national
olympic
paralympic
Admission athletes of other countries with fees: 
Yes
Altitude: 
See Level (0-200m)
Public transport: 
Available
Shuttle: 
No
Airport: 
Available
Airport name: 
Jyvaskyla
Distance to airport: 
20.00Km
Railway: 
Available
Railway station name: 
Jyvaskyla
Distance to railway station: 
1.00Km
KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sports
Logo KIHU Research Institute for Olympic Sports


fidelity award: Bronze

Subscription year: 
2007
Member type: 
Member


Weather

Weather
Temperature: 
16.1ºC
Humidity: 
98%
Wind: 
From the NW at 1.1 MPH Gusting to 1.6 MPH [NW 308º 2.6km/h)
 
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SPORTS AND FACILITIES

Support services: Applied research and scientific service in Sports Physiology, Biomechanics, Psychology, Pedagogy and Sociology; Fitness testing, Performance analysis and Game analysis. Sports medicine services via LIKES Sports Medicine Centre.

Studies arranged, available for athletes in the centre or externally: Studies: in cooperation with the Jyväskylä University, Jyväskylä Polytechnics and Sports Academy in Central Finland

Admission athletes of other countries for training under fees: YES, based on special agreement

Residence number of beds: In connection with several hotels in the city of Jyväskylä

ENVIRONMENT (enviromental conditions)

Average temperature autumn    5
Average temperature spring    5
Average temperature summer    17
Average temperature winter    -6