Medical Technology Research Group
Research group information
Research group leader
Research group description
The research profile of the group is linking technology and medicine, with an aim to develop, apply and evaluate novel technologies in biomedicine and health care, combining approaches and methodologies of engineering, biomedicine and clinical medicine. The key areas of research are musculoskeletal biomechanics and imaging, physical activity monitoring, fall detection, technologies for the elderly, and eHealth.
Where are we headed
Future goal is to find improved methods for the assessment of individual risk of major health problems, and to find out novel methods for health promotion using multidisciplinary approach.
Our main collaborators
- Raija Korpelainen, Center for Life Course Health Research and Oulu Deaconess Institute
- Ari Heinonen, University of Jyväskylä
- Mika Luimula, Turku University of Applied Science
- Ryoichi Nagatomi, Tohoku University, Japan
How to find us
Research Unit of Health Sciences and Technology
P.O. Box 5000
FI 90014 UNIVERSITY OF OULU