T Leskinen

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Physically active vs. inactive lifestyle, muscle properties, and glucose homeostasis in middle-aged and older twins
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 Viv, FIN 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Age (Dordr) 35:1917-26. 2013
  2. doi Leisure-time physical activity and high-risk fat: a longitudinal population-based twin study
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1211-8. 2009
  3. doi Motives for and barriers to physical activity in twin pairs discordant for leisure time physical activity for 30 years
    S Aaltonen
    University of Jyvaskyla, Department of Health Science, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 33:157-63. 2012
  4. doi Leisure-time physical activity and artery lumen diameters: a monozygotic co-twin control study
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e208-14. 2011

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Publications4

  1. pmc Physically active vs. inactive lifestyle, muscle properties, and glucose homeostasis in middle-aged and older twins
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, PO Box 35 Viv, FIN 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Age (Dordr) 35:1917-26. 2013
    ..The regular use of muscles also prevents from the accumulation of intramuscular fat which might be related to maintained glucose metabolism and, thus, prevention of metabolic disorders...
  2. doi Leisure-time physical activity and high-risk fat: a longitudinal population-based twin study
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1211-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, we studied the effects of a physically inactive vs active lifestyle on high-risk (visceral, liver and intramuscular) fat in twin pairs discordant for leisure-time physical activity habits for over 30 years...
  3. doi Motives for and barriers to physical activity in twin pairs discordant for leisure time physical activity for 30 years
    S Aaltonen
    University of Jyvaskyla, Department of Health Science, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 33:157-63. 2012
    ..This study helps us understand the importance of the role of motives and the minor role of perceived barriers for engagement in persistent physical activity...
  4. doi Leisure-time physical activity and artery lumen diameters: a monozygotic co-twin control study
    T Leskinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e208-14. 2011
    ..2 for all comparisons) were found in the dimensions of the carotid arteries. Our genetically controlled study confirms that habitual physical activity during adulthood enlarges arteries in a site-specific manner...