Research news: More scientific evidence of the positive health effects of Nordic Walking in a study conducted by researchers from Finland, Sweden and USA.
The 20th Anniversary Celebrations of Nordic Walking in Finland, August 4-6, 2017. The summary of the historical International Nordic Walking Congress and the official video of the whole event:
The Scientific Advisory Board of ICNW
- Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Minna Huotilainen (FIN), PhD, Doc., Universities of Uppsala and Helsinki. She is a neuroscientist and a cognitive scientist who works at Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Uppsala, Sweden, and at Cognitive Brain Research Unit at University of Helsinki, Finland. Read more...
Kari Kalliokoski (FIN), PhD, Adjunct professor, University of Turku. He is exercise physiologist and senior researcher as well as adjunct professor of cardiovascular physiology and exercise metabolism at the Turku PET Centre, University of Turku. Recently he has specifically studied the health effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Read more...
Grzegorz Zurek (POL), PhD, Professor, Head of the Department of Neuroscience at the Wroclaw Sport University and Associate Professor at the Opole Medical School, Poland. He is an active researcher with several studies publicated, also on walking and nordic walking. At this moment he is involved with researches concerning changes in cognitive functions.