Simo Taimela

Summary

Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Oulu, PL 5000, Oulu, 90014, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:87. 2013
  2. pmc Self-reported health problems and sickness absence in different age groups predominantly engaged in physical work
    Simo Taimela
    Evalua International, Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 64:739-46. 2007
  3. pmc The effectiveness of two occupational health intervention programmes in reducing sickness absence among employees at risk. Two randomised controlled trials
    S Taimela
    Evalua International, PO Box 35, FIN 01531 Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:236-41. 2008
  4. pmc An occupational health intervention programme for workers at high risk for sickness absence. Cost effectiveness analysis based on a randomised controlled trial
    S Taimela
    Evalua International, PO Box 35, FIN 01531 Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:242-8. 2008
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a targeted occupational health intervention in workers with high risk of sickness absence: baseline characteristics and adherence as effect modifying factors in a randomized controlled trial
    Simo Taimela
    Evalua International, Espoo, Finland
    J Occup Rehabil 20:14-20. 2010
  6. pmc The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counseling in an occupational setting - results from a randomized controlled trial (CoAct)
    Karita Reijonsaari
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management and HEMA Institute, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:344. 2012
  7. pmc The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counselling in an occupational health setting--a research protocol for a randomised controlled trial (CoAct)
    Karita Reijonsaari
    BIT Research Center, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:494. 2009

Collaborators

  • Karita Reijonsaari
  • Willem van Mechelen
  • Jani Takatalo
  • Raija Korpelainen
  • Roberto Blanco Sequeiros
  • Jaro Karppinen
  • Jaakko Niinimaki
  • Markus Paananen
  • Simo Näyhä
  • Tuija Tammelin
  • Jaana Laitinen
  • Jouko Remes
  • Osmo Tervonen

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Oulu, PL 5000, Oulu, 90014, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:87. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether body mass index (BMI), smoking, and physical activity are associated with lumbar DD among young adults...
  2. pmc Self-reported health problems and sickness absence in different age groups predominantly engaged in physical work
    Simo Taimela
    Evalua International, Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 64:739-46. 2007
    ..To study the associations between self-reported health problems and sickness absence from work...
  3. pmc The effectiveness of two occupational health intervention programmes in reducing sickness absence among employees at risk. Two randomised controlled trials
    S Taimela
    Evalua International, PO Box 35, FIN 01531 Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:236-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of two occupational health intervention programmes, both compared with usual care...
  4. pmc An occupational health intervention programme for workers at high risk for sickness absence. Cost effectiveness analysis based on a randomised controlled trial
    S Taimela
    Evalua International, PO Box 35, FIN 01531 Vantaa, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:242-8. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Effectiveness of a targeted occupational health intervention in workers with high risk of sickness absence: baseline characteristics and adherence as effect modifying factors in a randomized controlled trial
    Simo Taimela
    Evalua International, Espoo, Finland
    J Occup Rehabil 20:14-20. 2010
    ..We performed an exploratory subgroup analysis in order to detect possible effect modifiers and mediators...
  6. pmc The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counseling in an occupational setting - results from a randomized controlled trial (CoAct)
    Karita Reijonsaari
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management and HEMA Institute, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:344. 2012
    ..The workplace is a setting often used to promote activity and health. We investigated the effectiveness of an intervention on PA and productivity-related outcomes in an occupational setting...
  7. pmc The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counselling in an occupational health setting--a research protocol for a randomised controlled trial (CoAct)
    Karita Reijonsaari
    BIT Research Center, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:494. 2009
    ..This article describes the design of the study and the participant flow until and including randomization...