J Sirola

Summary

Affiliation: Kuopio University Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Should risk of bone fragility restrict weight control for other health reasons in postmenopausal women?--A ten year prospective study
    Joonas Sirola
    University of Eastern Finland, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 71:162-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Bone health-related factors and the use of bisphosphonates in community setting--15-year follow-up study
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, MediTeknia Building, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 22:255-64. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Correlates and predictors of self-rated health and ambulatory status among elderly women - Cross-sectional and 10 years population-based cohort study
    Joonas Sirola
    University of Kuopio, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, OSTPRE Study Group, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:244-52. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Interaction of nutritional calcium and HRT in prevention of postmenopausal bone loss: a prospective study
    J Sirola
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:659-65. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of muscle strength may counteract weight-loss-related postmenopausal bone loss--a population-based approach
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, MediTeknia Building, P O Box 1627, 70211, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 17:775-82. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Sister's fracture history may be associated with perimenopausal bone fragility and modifies the predictability of fracture risk
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:557-65. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of grip strength change with menopausal bone loss and related fractures: a population-based follow-up study
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 78:218-26. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone mineral density in women aged 65-71 years: a 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, MediTeknia Building, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 21:2047-55. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Association between functional capacity tests and fractures: an eight-year prospective population-based cohort study
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, MediTeknia Building, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 19:1203-10. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with peri- and postmenopausal bone loss: does HRT prevent weight loss-related bone loss?
    J Sirola
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 14:27-33. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Should risk of bone fragility restrict weight control for other health reasons in postmenopausal women?--A ten year prospective study
    Joonas Sirola
    University of Eastern Finland, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 71:162-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the health risks of excess body weight in the light of its protective effects on bone fragility...
  2. doi request reprint Bone health-related factors and the use of bisphosphonates in community setting--15-year follow-up study
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, MediTeknia Building, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 22:255-64. 2011
    ..BP use was associated with reduced femoral neck (FN) and lumbar spine (LS) bone loss rate...
  3. doi request reprint Correlates and predictors of self-rated health and ambulatory status among elderly women - Cross-sectional and 10 years population-based cohort study
    Joonas Sirola
    University of Kuopio, Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, OSTPRE Study Group, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:244-52. 2010
    ..To investigate the correlates and predictors of self-rated health (SRH) and self-reported ambulatory status (AMB) among elderly women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Interaction of nutritional calcium and HRT in prevention of postmenopausal bone loss: a prospective study
    J Sirola
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:659-65. 2003
    ..In conclusion, nutritional Ca intake may protect HRT users from bone loss and vice versa, low nutritional calcium intake may be a risk factor for non-response to HRT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of muscle strength may counteract weight-loss-related postmenopausal bone loss--a population-based approach
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, MediTeknia Building, P O Box 1627, 70211, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 17:775-82. 2006
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  6. doi request reprint Sister's fracture history may be associated with perimenopausal bone fragility and modifies the predictability of fracture risk
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit BCRU, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:557-65. 2009
    ..Sister's, but not other relatives', wrist or hip fracture history was associated with increased risk of fragility fractures after the menopause. This suggests genetic predisposition to bone fragility among postmenopausal women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of grip strength change with menopausal bone loss and related fractures: a population-based follow-up study
    J Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 78:218-26. 2006
    ..the not improved group (88%) after 10 years. Adjustments did not change the results. In conclusion, maintenance of grip strength is associated with menopausal bone loss and future fractures...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone mineral density in women aged 65-71 years: a 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, MediTeknia Building, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 21:2047-55. 2010
    ..Daily vitamin D and calcium supplementation have a positive effect on the skeleton in ambulatory postmenopausal women...
  9. doi request reprint Association between functional capacity tests and fractures: an eight-year prospective population-based cohort study
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, MediTeknia Building, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 19:1203-10. 2008
    ..The standing-on-one-foot and grip strength tests and a question about self-assessed ability to move can be used to identify women with a high risk of suffering a fracture...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with peri- and postmenopausal bone loss: does HRT prevent weight loss-related bone loss?
    J Sirola
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 14:27-33. 2003
    ..Furthermore, HRT seems to be effective in prevention of weight loss related bone loss...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of vitamin D(3) and calcium on fracture risk in 65- to 71-year-old women: a population-based 3-year randomized, controlled trial--the OSTPRE-FPS
    Kari Salovaara
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Centre, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1487-95. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study did not produce statistically significant evidence that vitamin D and calcium supplementation prevents fractures in a 65- to 71-year-old general population of postmenopausal women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relation of statin use and bone loss: a prospective population-based cohort study in early postmenopausal women
    J Sirola
    University of Kuopio, Research Institute of Public Health, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 13:537-41. 2002
    ..19% and -0.54%, 0.54% and -0.32%, 0.47% and -0.33% ( p = 0.134 and p = 0.628), respectively. Our results suggest that statins do not protect from early postmenopausal bone loss. Randomized trials are needed to confirm these results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoking may impair the bone protective effects of nutritional calcium: a population-based approach
    Joonas Sirola
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1036-42. 2003
    ..In conclusion, smoking seems to impair the bone protective effects of nutritional calcium in postmenopausal women, more clearly in LS than FN...
  14. doi request reprint Physical tests for patient selection for bone mineral density measurements in postmenopausal women
    Matti Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Center, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Bone 44:660-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether relatively simple and clinically applicable physical tests could be useful in prediction of bone density in postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Muscle performance after the menopause
    Joonas Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    J Br Menopause Soc 11:45-50. 2005
    ..Work history and educational background may be associated with postmenopausal muscle performance, which itself has unique associations with skeletal and cardiovascular diseases...
  16. doi request reprint Does daily vitamin D 800 IU and calcium 1000 mg supplementation decrease the risk of falling in ambulatory women aged 65-71 years? A 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    Matti K Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:359-65. 2010
    ..A randomly selected subsample of 593 subjects underwent a detailed measurement program including serum 25(OH)D measurements...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting bone loss around menopause in women without HRT: a prospective study
    Joonas Sirola
    TULES Research Unit OSTPRE Study group, Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, MediTeknia Building, PO Box 1627, Kuopio 70211, Finland
    Maturitas 45:159-67. 2003
    ..The present study evaluated the effects of menopause and other putative bone loss modifying factors on bone mineral density (BMD) change...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors related to postmenopausal muscle performance: a cross-sectional population-based study
    Joonas Sirola
    TULES Research Centre, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 93:102-7. 2004
    ..According to the present study, a simple performance test may be useful in the prediction of postmenopausal muscle strength. Furthermore, self-assessed state of health is strongly associated with muscle strength in postmenopausal women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Associations between grip strength change and axial postmenopausal bone loss--a 10-year population-based follow-up study
    Joonas Sirola
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 16:1841-8. 2005
    ..This effect seemed to interact positively with estrogen repletion status. These results encourage performing further clinical studies on associations between muscle strength changes and bone loss...