Physical and mental well-being from exercise

It has been studied that exercise has various effects on both physical and mental well-being. Mood improves, thoughts sharpen, and even sleep improves when one exercises regularly. On these pages, you will find basic information about the well-being effects of exercise as well as tips for staying active. 

The well-being effects of exercise
  • Prevents several diseases
  • Improves the body’s ability to cope with stress
  • Increases dopamine levels, which in turn affects mood and concentration
  • Strengthens short- and long-term memory
  • Additionally, regular exercise may also speed up thinking! 
Exercise tips

“Jumppakamu” offers diverse exercise opportunities; exercise breaks, body maintenance, relaxation, and even music moments. The planning and implementation of the exercise content are managed by Vesiliikuntakeskus Kaukavesi, KAMK, and Lapland University of Applied Sciences’ sports instructor students, sports planners, and the “Älyllä Aktiiviseksi” – Higher Education Sports Project in collaboration with the city of Kajaani.

Jumppakamu (English subtitles available for Jumppakamu- videos.)

Wellbeing instructor

The wellbeing instructor helps and advises in matters related to starting exercise, overall physical well-being, and stamina.

Meetings can be done remotely or in person in Kemi, Tornio, and Rovaniemi.

Feel free to contact!

Mr. Mika Vettainen
040 182 6341