HUR, a leader in resolving ageing, rehabilitation and maintaining wellness

by Theleaders-Online | September 19, 2019 8:03 am

HUR (Helsinki University Research) is a world-leading training solution offers well-proven exercising concepts for active ageing, rehabilitation and the inclusive wellness market.

Every feature of HUR’s solutions has been designed to simplify use, ensure safety, and increase motivation – for a variety of ages and abilities.

With over 12,000 installations on five continents, HUR pneumatic (air resistance) strength training equipment is manufactured in Finland and distributed in over 50 countries for the past 30 years.

Its advanced computer-based exercise equipment is designed for all ages and abilities for preventive, rehabilitative and maintenance training.

The ergonomic design and the natural movement, Smart Touch computerized system, natural power transmission, small footprint and multiple-function equipment – make HUR the most effective choice for helping you achieve your training and/or rehabilitation goals.

The HUR air resistance exercise equipment is manufactured in Finland and distributed in over 50 countries through an international network of distributors.

Its biggest export countries are USA and Japan. The rest of the Asian countries are growing constantly, as Singapore and China.

Developed as the result of a research project at the University of Technology, Helsinki in 1989, the company has maintained close ties with the research community ever since.

The latest findings are incorporated into both products and software – to be able to offer the best solutions possible for preventive, rehabilitative and maintaining training.

HUR’s executive vice president Lena Karjaluoto is part of the research team at Welmed Labs, Health Science Unit, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Finland. The team led by Professor Arto Hautala conducted research on cardiometabolic diseases. 

The research findings led them to the HUR medical concepts for cardiometabolic diseases including diabetesT2, falls prevention and, hip and knee rehabilitation.

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