Jaak Jürimäe

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Affiliation: University of Tartu
Country: Estonia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adiponectin and bone metabolism markers in female rowers: eumenorrheic and oral contraceptive users
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:835-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in body fluids during endurance rowing training
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:353-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin response to sculling exercise at individual anaerobic threshold in college level male rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Sports Med 27:272-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of insulin-like growth factor-1 and leptin on bone mineral content in healthy premenopausal women
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli Street, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:1673-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration is associated with the average accelerometer daily steps counts in healthy elderly females
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18, Ulikooli St, 50090, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:823-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of pubertal development and physical activity on plasma ghrelin concentration in boys
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:18-22. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration in healthy pre- and postmenopausal women: relationship with body composition, bone mineral, and metabolic variables
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293:E42-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Plasma ghrelin concentration is a signal of decreased fat free mass in healthy elderly females
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Biol 21:404-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is a predictor of bone mineral density in middle-aged premenopausal women
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu, 50090, Estonia
    Osteoporos Int 18:1253-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Influence of puberty on ghrelin and BMD in athletes
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Science, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Sports Med 30:403-7. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Adiponectin and bone metabolism markers in female rowers: eumenorrheic and oral contraceptive users
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:835-9. 2011
    ..Adiponectin and osteocalcin were interrelated and may characterise energy homeostasis in female athletes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in body fluids during endurance rowing training
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:353-8. 2000
    ..83). Changes in the blood parameters did not correlate significantly with changes in body fluids and training volume. It was concluded that extensive rowing training significantly changed the balance of body fluids in rowers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin response to sculling exercise at individual anaerobic threshold in college level male rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Sports Med 27:272-7. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of insulin-like growth factor-1 and leptin on bone mineral content in healthy premenopausal women
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli Street, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:1673-7. 2006
    ..In addition, if there is an important relationship between IGF-1 and leptin, it is mediated or confounded by BMC in premenopausal women...
  5. doi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration is associated with the average accelerometer daily steps counts in healthy elderly females
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18, Ulikooli St, 50090, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:823-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these data support the hypothesis that being physically active is associated with better adiponectin concentration and a reduced risk of having metabolic disease risk in the specific group of healthy elderly females...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of pubertal development and physical activity on plasma ghrelin concentration in boys
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:18-22. 2009
    ..Ghrelin appears to be an important hormonal predictor for BMD in physically active boys, while BMD is mostly determined by IGF-I in physically inactive boys...
  7. ncbi request reprint Plasma adiponectin concentration in healthy pre- and postmenopausal women: relationship with body composition, bone mineral, and metabolic variables
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 293:E42-7. 2007
    ..It appears that adiponectin is independently related to age, leptin, and insulin resistance values in women across the age span and menstrual status...
  8. doi request reprint Plasma ghrelin concentration is a signal of decreased fat free mass in healthy elderly females
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Biol 21:404-6. 2009
    ..In addition, these results suggest that circulating ghrelin concentration could be regarded as a signal of decreased FFM in healthy elderly females...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is a predictor of bone mineral density in middle-aged premenopausal women
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu, 50090, Estonia
    Osteoporos Int 18:1253-9. 2007
    ..The results demonstrated an independent association between adiponectin and BMD, while the influence of adiponectin on bone mineral content is mediated by fat free mass in middle-aged women...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of puberty on ghrelin and BMD in athletes
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Science, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Sports Med 30:403-7. 2009
    ..Total and lumbar spine BMD increased, while no changes in femoral neck BMD occurred. Ghrelin did not appear to have a direct influence on BMD in young male competitive swimmers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Plasma ghrelin is altered after maximal exercise in elite male rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 232:904-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that acute negative energy balance induced by specific maximal short-term exercise elicits a metabolic response with opposite changes in ghrelin and leptin concentrations in elite male athletes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of prolonged training period on plasma adiponectin in elite male rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Horm Metab Res 39:519-23. 2007
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify possible mechanisms by which adiponectin might influence energy homeostasis during heavy training in elite athletes...
  13. doi request reprint Adipocytokine and ghrelin levels in relation to bone mineral density in physically active older women: longitudinal associations
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences Institute of Exercise Physiology and Physiotherapy, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:381-5. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between the decrease in bone mineral mass (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) values with baseline adipocytokine and ghrelin concentrations in physically active postmenopausal women...
  14. doi request reprint The influence of ghrelin, adiponectin, and leptin on bone mineral density in healthy postmenopausal women
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu, 50090, Estonia
    J Bone Miner Metab 26:618-23. 2008
    ..In conclusion, it appears that the influence of plasma ghrelin, adiponectin, and leptin levels on BMC and BMD values is mediated or confounded by the specific body composition parameters in healthy postmenopausal women...
  15. doi request reprint Interpretation and application of bone turnover markers in children and adolescents
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Curr Opin Pediatr 22:494-500. 2010
    ..To assess recent research findings on various biochemical bone turnover markers and to assess their use in monitoring bone growth in children and adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Bone metabolism markers and ghrelin in boys at different stages of sexual maturity
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Acta Paediatr 98:892-6. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Bone turnover markers during pubertal development: relationships with growth factors and adipocytokines
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sport Sci 55:114-27. 2010
    ..Taken together, bone mineral accrual during puberty is a complex interaction between physical activity pattern, various body composition parameters, specific growth factors and adipocytokines, and also sex hormones...
  18. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal assessment of ghrelin and bone mineral density with advancing pubertal maturation in adolescent female athletes
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 50:343-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate changes in ghrelin and bone mineral density (BMD) during further biological maturation after onset of puberty in female adolescent swimmers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Relations among heavy training stress, mood state, and performance for male junior rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Percept Mot Skills 95:520-6. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the Recovery Stress Questionnaire for Athletes could be used to evaluate the effects of rapidly increased training volume for male junior rowers...
  20. pmc Leptin responses to short term exercise in college level male rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Br J Sports Med 39:6-9. 2005
    ..To investigate plasma leptin response to short term exercise in college level male rowers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plasma testosterone and cortisol responses to prolonged sculling in male competitive rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, Estonia
    J Sports Sci 19:893-8. 2001
    ..49) and free testosterone (r = -0.58) were related to the distance covered. Our findings indicate that a prolonged low-intensity training session results in a similar anabolic and catabolic hormone stimulus for trained rowers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is altered after maximal exercise in highly trained male rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, 50090 Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:502-5. 2005
    ..These results suggest that plasma adiponectin is altered as a result of maximal acute exercise in highly trained athletes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin is associated with bone mineral density in perimenopausal women
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Horm Metab Res 37:297-302. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results of present study show that circulating adiponectin appears to exert an independent effect on BMD in perimenopausal women and may represent a link between adipose tissue and bone mineral density...
  24. ncbi request reprint Responses of blood hormones to the maximal rowing ergometer test in college rowers
    J Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 41:73-7. 2001
    ..methods...
  25. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of performance and training in rowing
    Jarek Mäestu
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Sports Med 35:597-617. 2005
    ..In the future, probably the most effective way to evaluate the training of rowers is to monitor both stress and recovery components at the same time, using both psychometric data together with the biochemical and performance parameters...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and stress hormone responses to maximal sculling after volume-extended training season in elite rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Health and Behavioural Sciences, University of Tartu, 50090 Tartu, Estonia
    Metabolism 55:13-9. 2006
    ..Decreased postexercise adiponectin and leptin values in rowers with lower performance capacity may be indicative of the inadequate recovery of these athletes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Leptin as a marker of training stress in highly trained male rowers?
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Chair of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, 50090, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:533-8. 2003
    ..A greater training time is associated with a lower leptin concentration in highly trained male rowers. It is suggested that it may be possible to direct typical rowing training by monitoring leptin status...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship between leg bone mineral values and muscle strength in women with different physical activity
    Terje Sööt
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Science, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    J Bone Miner Metab 23:401-6. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Relationships between contraction properties of knee extensor muscles and fasting IGF-1 and adipocytokines in physically active postmenopausal women
    Toivo Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Science, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 30:344-8. 2010
    ..Adipocytokines leptin and adiponectin not correlated significantly with measured strength parameters in physically active postmenopausal women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Plasma ghrelin responses to acute sculling exercises in elite male rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:467-74. 2007
    ..The acute constant load sculling exercise above or below IAT that increased GH concentrations did not significantly increase the circulating plasma ghrelin levels...
  31. doi request reprint Anabolic and catabolic hormones and energy balance of the male bodybuilders during the preparation for the competition
    Jarek Mäestu
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Strength Cond Res 24:1074-81. 2010
    ..Other nutritional strategies might be needed to prevent possible catabolic effect during preparation of bodybuilders to competition...
  32. doi request reprint Bone mineralization in rhythmic gymnasts before puberty: no longitudinal associations with adipocytokine and ghrelin levels
    Anna Liisa Parm
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Horm Res Paediatr 77:369-75. 2012
    ..Relationships between change of bone mineral density (BMD) and baseline adipocytokine and ghrelin levels over 12 months in prepubertal rhythmic gymnasts (RG) and age-matched untrained controls (UC) were studied...
  33. doi request reprint Negative correlation between serum IL-6 level and cardiorespiratory fitness in 10- to 11-year-old boys with increased BMI
    Liina Utsal
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, 50090, Tartu, Estonia
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 26:503-8. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint No effect of menstrual cycle phase and oral contraceptive use on endurance performance in rowers
    Sille Vaiksaar
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Strength Cond Res 25:1571-8. 2011
    ..Therefore, normally menstruating female rowers and female rowers taking OC pills should not be concerned about the timing of their menstrual cycle with regard to optimized sport-specific endurance performance...
  35. doi request reprint Plasma adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in overweight and normal-weight middle-aged premenopausal women
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences University of Tartu, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Metabolism 58:638-43. 2009
    ..Our data also demonstrate that adiponectin may play an important role in sustaining insulin sensitivity only in OW middle-aged premenopausal women...
  36. doi request reprint Plasma visfatin and ghrelin response to prolonged sculling in competitive male rowers
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:137-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this investigation was to measure plasma visfatin and ghrelin responses to a single endurance rowing training session in male competitive single scull rowers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of anthropometric measurements in children: a longitudinal study
    Aire Leppik
    Chair of Sport Pedagogy, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Anthropol Anz 62:79-91. 2004
    ..Specifically, the reproducibility is very high immediately before puberty in boys and girls...
  38. doi request reprint Plasma adipocytokine and ghrelin levels in relation to bone mineral density in prepubertal rhythmic gymnasts
    Anna Liisa Parm
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, Jakobi 5, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    J Bone Miner Metab 29:717-24. 2011
    ..In conclusion, although all measured BMD values were significantly higher in RG, plasma adipocytokine and ghrelin concentrations were not directly related to bone mineralization in prepubertal RG in contrast to UC...
  39. ncbi request reprint Phase of oral contraceptive cycle and endurance capacity of rowers
    Sille Vaiksaar
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli Street, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Percept Mot Skills 113:764-72. 2011
    ..Endurance-trained female athletes on oral contraceptives should not worry about the possible differences in substrate oxidation during everyday training at different phases of the oral contraceptive cycle...
  40. ncbi request reprint Physical development and swimming performance during biological maturation in young female swimmers
    Evelin Lätt
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Coll Antropol 33:117-22. 2009
    ..05) best characterized the 400-metre swimming performance in young female swimmers, followed by bioenergetical (R2 > 0.311; p < 0.05) and physical (R2 > 0.203; p < 0.05) factors during all three measurement times...
  41. ncbi request reprint Aerobic-anaerobic transition intensity measured via EMG signals in athletes with different physical activity patterns
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 101:341-6. 2007
    ..73-0.83) and were highly correlated to each other (r = 0.57-0.88). In conclusion, EMGT can be used to determine the VT2 for individuals independent of sport specificity or performance level...
  42. doi request reprint The influence of increased training volume on cytokines and ghrelin concentration in college level male rowers
    Raul Rämson
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Jakobi 5, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:839-46. 2008
    ..TNF-alpha was significantly increased POST exercise only at T2. In conclusion, high-volume training causes alterations of post exercise leptin and TNF-alpha, while increases in ghrelin are down regulated...
  43. doi request reprint Bone mineral density in 11-13-year-old boys: relative importance of the weight status and body composition factors
    Arturs Ivuskans
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, Jakobi 5, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Rheumatol Int 33:1681-7. 2013
    ..Excessive adiposity does not have a protective effect on the development of BMAD in growing boys reaching puberty...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bone metabolism in elite male rowers: adaptation to volume-extended training
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:127-32. 2006
    ..Changes in BMD and bone formation may be caused by changes in specific hormones such as IGF-1 and adiponectin in male athletes...
  45. ncbi request reprint The influence of serum ghrelin, IGF axis and testosterone on bone mineral density in boys at different stages of sexual maturity
    Triin Pomerants
    Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Jakobi 5, Tartu 51014 Estonia
    J Bone Miner Metab 25:193-7. 2007
    ..Serum ghrelin concentration did not appear to have a direct independent effect on BMD. If present, the association may be mediated through sex hormones and the GH-IGF-I axis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal development of physical and performance parameters during biological maturation of young male swimmers
    Evelin Lätt
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Percept Mot Skills 108:297-307. 2009
    ..In addition, biomechanical factors characterised best the 400-m swimming performance followed by physical and physiological factors during the 2-yr. study period for the young male swimmers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Plasma visfatin and adiponectin concentrations in physically active adolescent girls: relationships with insulin sensitivity and body composition variables
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center for Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:419-25. 2011
    ..468; p = 0.042) values. In conclusion, visfatin could be related to insulin resistance and overall adiposity indices, whereas adiponectin was related to different body composition values in regularly physically active pubertal girls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Changes in recovery-stress state and performance in elite rowers during preparation for major competitions
    Priit Purge
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Percept Mot Skills 101:375-81. 2005
    ..RESTQ-Index could be used as the athletes' resource measure, while the Standardized Stress and Standardized Recovery scores reflect the athletes' extent of stress and recovery separately...
  49. doi request reprint Behavior of testosterone and cortisol during an intensity-controlled high-volume training period measured by a training task-specific test in men rowers
    Raul Rämson
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Strength Cond Res 23:645-51. 2009
    ..063). In conclusion, changes in the concentrations of testosterone and cortisol after long-distance rowing indicate decreased adaptivity after the training-specific performance test...
  50. doi request reprint The relationships among bone health, insulin-like growth factor-1 and sex hormones in adolescent female athletes
    Rita Gruodyte
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Bone Miner Metab 28:306-13. 2010
    ..We conclude that femoral neck and lumbar spine BMD correlated with IGF-1, IGF-1/IGFBP-3 molar ratio and estradiol in rhythmic gymnasts. No relationships were found between bone parameters and the hormones used in other athletic groups...
  51. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic and neuromuscular fatigue thresholds as concepts of fatigue
    Jarek Mäestu
    Department of Psychology, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia
    J Strength Cond Res 20:824-8. 2006
    ..NMFT indicates the performance capacity of the muscles; therefore, it helps coaches to better predict top athletes' performance...
  52. ncbi request reprint Regular physical activity influences plasma ghrelin concentration in adolescent girls
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1736-41. 2007
    ..In addition, we also examined the association of fasting plasma ghrelin concentration with various plasma biochemical, body composition, and aerobic capacity variables in healthy adolescent girls...
  53. doi request reprint Relationships between adiponectin, leptin, and blood lipids in physically active postmenopausal females
    Toivo Jurimae
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, University of Tartu, 50090 Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Biol 22:609-12. 2010
    ..From blood lipids, only TG correlated significantly with adiponectin...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of heavy increase in training stress on the plasma leptin concentration in highly trained male rowers
    Jarek Mäestu
    Chair of Sport Pedagogy, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Horm Res 59:91-4. 2003
    ..To characterize the effects of a heavy increase in training stress followed by a reduced stress on fasting plasma leptin levels in highly trained male rowers...
  55. ncbi request reprint Validity of optical device lipometer and bioelectric impedance analysis for body fat assessment in men and women
    Toivo Jurimae
    Chair of Sport Pedagogy, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Coll Antropol 29:499-502. 2005
    ..However, there is a wide range of variance for the upper and lower limits of agreement between the methods, and the methods are not interchangeable. Lipometer seems to be superior to BIA...
  56. doi request reprint Increases in ghrelin and decreases in leptin without altering adiponectin during extreme weight loss in male competitive bodybuilders
    Jarek Mäestu
    Department of Psychology, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 50104 Tartu, Estonia
    Metabolism 57:221-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, ghrelin concentration significantly increases, but is suppressed in conditions of limited energy availability that is accompanied by significant body mass loss in male subjects with initial low body fat values...
  57. ncbi request reprint Tracking of anthropometric parameters and bioelectrical impedance in pubertal boys and girls
    Aire Leppik
    Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Coll Antropol 30:753-60. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our results indicate that during puberty the detailed anthropometric parameters and body impedance tracked highly. However, the tracking of PAI and Tanner stages was significant but relatively low...
  58. ncbi request reprint Relationships between body fat measured by DXA and subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness measured by Lipometer in adults
    Toivo Jurimae
    Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Physiol Anthropol 26:513-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our results indicate that there are close relationships between SAT-layers and body fat measured by DXA. However, there are big differences between genders...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationships between anthropometric, body composition and bone mineral parameters in 7-8-year-old rhythmic gymnasts compared with controls
    Anna Liisa Parm
    University of Tartu, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
    Coll Antropol 35:739-45. 2011
    ..In control group first of all lower body anthropometric parameters significantly correlated with BMD and BMC in spine...
  60. doi request reprint No effect of menstrual cycle phase on fuel oxidation during exercise in rowers
    Sille Vaiksaar
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 18 Ulikooli St, 50090 Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:1027-34. 2011
    ..Normally menstruating female rowers should not be concerned about their menstrual cycle phase with regard to substrate oxidation in everyday training...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationships of anthropometrical parameters and body composition with bone mineral content or density in young women with different levels of physical activity
    Toivo Jurimae
    Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Estonia
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:579-87. 2005
    ..There are some differences that depend on the specific physical activity field. In the endurance-trained group, the anthropometry is more important than in the strength-trained group...
  62. ncbi request reprint Changes in Eurofit test performance of Estonian and Lithuanian children and adolescents (1992-2002)
    Toivo Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sport Sci 50:129-42. 2007
    ..Using the Eurofit test battery, the aim of this study was to quantify the secular changes in fitness test performance of Estonian and Lithuanian children and adolescents during the first ten years of independence...
  63. doi request reprint Intensity of Nordic Walking in young females with different peak O2 consumption
    Toivo Jurimae
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, 8 Ulikooli Street, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:330-4. 2009
    ..However, females with low initial VO2 peak can be recommended to exercise with the subjective 'faster speed walking'. In contrast, females with high initial VO2 peak should exercise with maximal speed...
  64. doi request reprint Relationship between rowing ergometer performance and physiological responses to upper and lower body exercises in rowers
    Toivo Jurimae
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    J Sci Med Sport 13:434-7. 2010
    ..Leg press exercise could be used to measure sport-specific strength endurance in rowers...
  65. doi request reprint Visfatin and adiponectin levels in children: relationships with physical activity and metabolic parameters
    Jarek Mäestu
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Centre of Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Med Sport Sci 55:56-68. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to provide an overview of the contribution of vistafin and adiponectin to various metabolic parameters and their relationship with different physical activity patterns in children and adolescents...
  66. doi request reprint Peripheral signals of energy homeostasis as possible markers of training stress in athletes: a review
    Jaak Jürimäe
    Institute of Sport Pedagogy and Coaching Sciences, Center for Behavioral and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Metabolism 60:335-50. 2011
    ..In summary, different peripheral signals of energy homeostasis may be sensitive to changes in specific training stress and may be useful for predicting the onset of possible overreaching/overtraining in athletes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relationships between plasma leptin levels and body composition parameters measured by different methods in postmenopausal women
    Toivo Jurimae
    Chair of Sport Pedagogy, Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu 50090, Estonia
    Am J Hum Biol 15:628-36. 2003
    ..In addition, fat mass in arms measured by DXA and biceps skinfold thickness were also highly related to leptin concentration...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationships between legs bone mineral density, anthropometry and jumping height in prepubertal children
    Toivo Jurimae
    Faculty of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Centre of Behavioural and Health Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    Coll Antropol 32:61-6. 2008
    ..9-59.5%). Jumping height did not correlate with legs BMD in any studied groups. In summary, the present study demonstrated that legs LBM together with tibiale-laterale height are the main predictors of legs BMD in prepubertal children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Relationships between recovery-stress state and performance in sprinters and jumpers
    Jane Kalda
    University of Tartu, Estonia
    Percept Mot Skills 99:12-6. 2004
    ..70) and General Well-being (r = .63) subscales. Individual analysis suggests a possible relationship between the recovery-stress state and performance in competition which should be investigated further...