Physiotherapist
Rehabilitation and performance

Name and title: Jesse Talikka, Physical Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Coach

Special areas of expertise: Cartilage preservation and rehabilitation, physical preparation for sports, injury prevention, discipline-specific rehabilitation

Additional expertise: Load and fatigue management, physical output testing, experience working with multiple different sports and understanding their demands

Quote: “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”

Education and work history:
o Physical Therapy, Laurea University of Applied Sciences
o Head of Performance, Helsinki Seagulls, 2013–2017
o Head of Performance, Finnish National American Football Team, 2011–2018
o Physical Therapist, Alpine Ski Team Finland, 2018–
o Physical Therapist, Mehiläinen Neo Sports Hospital, 2017

Patients include: Athletes from KHL, EuroLeague basketball, UEFA Europa League football, professional golf, professional track & field