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Timo Jämsä

Medical Technology
University of Oulu


  Timo Jämsä holds a Professorship in Medical Technology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, since 2002. He received his MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Technology, University of Oulu, and PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu in 1981 and 1998, respectively. Prof. Jämsä’s is specialized in Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Medical Technology, as well as regional, national and international activities in the area. He has over 30 years of experience in research and education in the topic.  

Research Interest

  Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Imaging.


  • Kangas M, Vikman I, Wiklander J, Lindgren P, Nyberg L, Jämsä T. Sensitivity and specificity of fall detection in people aged 40 years and over. Gait & posture. 2009 Jun 30;29(4):571-4.

  • Kangas M, Konttila A, Lindgren P, Winblad I, Jämsä T. Comparison of low-complexity fall detection algorithms for body attached accelerometers. Gait & posture. 2008 Aug 31;28(2):285-91.

  • Kangas M, Vikman I, Nyberg L, Korpelainen R, Lindblom J, Jämsä T. Comparison of real-life accidental falls in older people with experimental falls in middle-aged test subjects. Gait & posture. 2012 Mar 31;35(3):500-5.

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