LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health conducts and develops multidisciplinary and applied research on physical activity.
Foundation for Physical Activity and Public Health LIKES sr was founded in 1970. Our mission is to promote physical activity and public health and to support these research fields both in Finland and abroad. LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health is the operational body of LIKES.
LIKES staff consists of about 50 persons, and 30 of them work in research including 8 senior or post doc researchers, 7 doctoral students, and 15 researchers and other staff supporting research activities. About 12 persons work in the coordination of national programmes promoting physical activity.