Unit of Biology of Physical Activity

Congress news and history


Selected previous congresses

Full list of previous congresses hosted by the Biology of Physical Activity group

  • 16th International Symposium: Combined Endurance and Strength Training for Physical Fitness and Sports Performance: From Science to Practice. September 23-25, 2015, Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • 15th International Symposium: Exercise Physiology - Focus on High-Intensity Exercise and Nutrition. November 19-21, 2014, Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • 14th International Symposium: Biomechanics from Basic Research to Practical Applications. November 28-30, 2013, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 13th International Symposium. Physical Fitness and Training Adaptation: Scientific Basis and Practical Applications in Sport. November 21-23, 2012, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2nd International Congress on Science and Nordic Skiing, May 28-31, 2012, Vuokatti, Finland
  • 12th International Symposium. Exercise and Nutrition: Focus on Muscle and Adipose Tissue. November 30 - December 2, 2011, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2nd International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, May 4-7, 2011, Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • International Congress on Enhancement of Physical of Children and Youth, April 7-9, 2011, Vuokatti, Finland
  • 11th International Symposium. Mechanisms of Motor Control Adaptation: from Brain to Muscle Function, November 18-20, 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 13th World Sport for All Congress. June 14-17, 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Sports and Wellbeing: Multidisciplinary Research Symposium. March 18-19, 2010, Vuokatti, Finland
  • 10th International Symposium. Physical Fitness and Training Adaptation: Mechanisms and Practical Applications. November 19-21, 2009, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Research Seminar: Technological innovations in physical activity and elite sports. Vuokatti, 19–20.3.2009.
  • 9th International Symposium. Measurement of energy metabolism in humans - theory and applications. November 20-22, 2008, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 8th International Symposium. Interaction between nervous control and musculoskeletal loading in normal and abnormal locomotion and training, November 29 - December 1, 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • ECSS Congress of European College of Sport Science. July 11–14, 2007, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 7th International Symposium. Movement Control, Human Performance and Training Adaptation. October 9-16, 2006, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • International Congress on Science and Nordic Skiing. June 16-18, 2006, Vuokatti, Finland
  • 6th International Symposium. Biology of Muscle and Tendon in Health, Disease and Exercise, December 8-10, 2005, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • International Congress on Soldiers´Physical Performance, 2005, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 5th International Symposium. Neuromuscular Function and Exercise, 2003, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 4th International Symposium. The Limiting Factors of the Human Neuromuscular Performance, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2000.
  • 5th Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, July 19-23, 2000, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 3rd International Symposium. The Limiting Factors of the Human Neuromuscular Performance. November 26 - December 4, 1999, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • International Conference on Weightlifting and Strength Training. November 10-12,1998, Lahti, Finland
  • VIII International Symposium on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming. June 28 - July 7,1998, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 2nd International Symposium. Research Methods and Mechanisms in Neuromuscular Function. February 26-28, 1998, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 1st International Symposium. Research Methods in Biomechanics. 1995, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Skeletal Muscle Research PART III Cellular and Molecular Adaptation, November 6-10, 1995, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • XVth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics. July 2-6, 1995, Jyväskylä, Finland
  • International Symposium of Biology of Physical Activity. October 17-19,1979, Vierumäki, Finland
  • 5th International Congress of Biomechanics, Jyväskylä. June 29 - July 7, 1975, Jyväskylä, Finland
Contact Information


Department of Biology of Physical Activity
P.O: Box 35
FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä
Tel. +358 40 805 3384

Snowpolis - Vuokatti

Sport Technology Programme
Kidekuja 2
FI-88610 Vuokatti
Tel. +358 (0)40 805 4687