SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

 



Monday, June 27
 


 

09:00Registration
12:15Opening ceremonies
 

Sari Essayah, Member of Parliament of Finland, Member of International Olympic Committee

Jukka Mönkkönen, Rector, University of Eastern Finland

Martin Halle, President of the Symposium

 

ROLE OF INACTIVITY IN CHRONIC DISEASES: EVOLUTIONARY INSIGHT AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS

 Chairperson Dr Kai Savonen, Finland
13:00Why we run, Dr Bernd Heinrich, USA
13:40Why we never evolved to exercise, Dr Daniel Lieberman, USA
14:20Physical activity enhances longevity, pro Dr Jonathan Myers, USA, con Dr Urho Kujala, Finland

 

15.00  Break

 

FROM BENCH TO BEDSIDE… TO THE COMMUNITY HEALTH

 Chairperson Dr Olli J. Heinonen, Finland
15:30Lifelong exercise as a countermeasure against age-related decline in ability to function, Dr Alejandro Lucia, Spain
16:00Promoting health-enhancing physical activity: successful examples, Dr Tommi Vasankari, Finland
16:30Responsibility of sport and exercise medicine in preventing chronic disease, Dr Mats Börjesson, Sweden

            

18:30  Reception of the city of Kuopio, Town Hall

 

The 22nd Puijo Symposium 2014: Reception of the city of Kuopio, Town Hall
The 22nd Puijo Symposium 2014: Reception of the city of Kuopio, Town Hall

 



Tuesday, June 28
 


 

Exchange session -

FROM SCIENCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE   I – Cardiorespiratory performance

(in collaboration with University of Jyväskylä - Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences)

 Chairperson Dr Arto Hautala, Finland
08:00Pulmonary limits to maximal cardiorespiratory performance in health and disease,  Dr Jerome Dempsey , USA
08:30Limitations to maximal cardiorespiratory performance in health and disease, Dr Andrew Jones, UK
09:00The clinical importance of maximal cardiorespiratory performance: the past, present and future, Dr Jonathan Myers, USA
09:30Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for risk prediction in major surgery, Dr Denny Levett, UK

 

10:00   Break 

 

 

FROM SCIENCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE II - Cardiovascular diseases

 Chairperson Dr Juha Hartikainen
10:30Exercise and endothelium, Dr Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss, Switzerland
11:00Exercise and retinal microvascular function across the lifespan, Dr Henner Hansen, Switzerland
11:30Towards a personalised approach in exercise-based cardiovascular rehabilitation: how can translational research help? Dr Nicolle Kränkel, Germany
12:00CPET imaging in cardiology: applications and perspectives, Dr Marco Guazzi, Italy

 

12:30   Lunch
 

 

 Chairperson Dr Tomi Laitinen
13:45Too much exercise for cardiovascular health? Myth or fact?, Dr Paul Thompson, USA
14:15Mechanical cardiopulmonary interactions during exercise in heart failure, Dr Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Italy
14:45Exercise training and physical activity in patients with heart failure, Dr Matthias Wilhelm, Switzerland
15:15
 
The clinical benefit of high-intensity interval training outweighs the potential risks, pro Dr Trine Moholdt, Norway, con Dr Juha Hartikainen, Finland

 

 

18:30 Oral presentations at Old Harbour restaurant at Kuopio Passenger Harbour

(in collaboration with Fysioline)

 

 



Wednesday, June 29
 


 

FROM SCIENCE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE   III  -  Metabolic diseases

 
Chairperson Dr Timo Lakka, Finland
08:00Role of inactivity in the development of metabolic syndrome, Dr Frank Booth, USA
08:40The Fat but Fit paradox, Dr Mikael Fogelholm, Finland
09:20A time to eat, a time to exercise: circadian biology and metabolic health, Dr John Hawley, Australia

 

10:00   Break

 

10:30Mitochondria and aging - the role of exercise as a countermeasure, Dr Mark Tarnopolsky, Canada
11:10Exercise as a modulator of intestinal microbiome, Dr Andrea Ticinesi, Italy

 

 

MARTTI J. KARVONEN YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD PRESENTATIONS

11:45    Finalist 1

12:00   Finalist 2

12:15   Finalist 3 

       

12:30   Lunch

 

RALPH S. PAFFENBARGER JR. ABSTRACT COMPETITION PRESENTATIONS

13:45   Finalist 1

14:00   Finalist 2

14:15   Finalist 3

 

14:30PUIJO SYMPOSIUM HONORARY LECTURE, Dr Martin Halle, Germany
  

 

 

 

 



Thursday, June 30
 


 

Exchange session -

METHODOLOGICAL FRONTIERS OF EXERCISE MEDICINE

(in collaboration with the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim)

 Chairperson Dr Vesa Kiviniemi
08:30

Statistical pitfalls of personalized medicine, Dr Stephen Senn, UK

09:10The human risks of bias in medical and rehabilitation research and practice, Dr Antti Malmivaara, Finland
09:50How to design the optimal exercise-based RCT – ask the experts, moderator Dr Vesa Kiviniemi, Finland

10:30

Break

11:00From evidence-based knowledge to evidence-based decision-making, Dr Kari Raivio, Finland

 

 

PUIJO SYMPOSIUM HALL OF FAME: GREETINGS FROM THE GIANTS OF EXERCISE MEDICINE

 Chairperson Dr Rainer Rauramaa, Finland
11:35Dr Ilkka Vuori, Finland
12:05Recipient of Heikki Pekkarinen Memorial Award

 

 

12:35   Lunch                

 

13:45Martti J. Karvonen Young Investigator Award ceremony
14:00Ralph S. Paffenbarger Jr Poster Award ceremony

 

14:15

Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of physical activity-induced health benefits, Dr P. Darrell Neufer, USA
15:00Closing of the Symposium, Dr Martin Halle, Germany