P Kannus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Trends in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures - a nationwide 23-year study in Finland
    Tuomas T Huttunen
    Department of Anesthesia, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:261. 2012
  2. pmc Study protocol for prevention of falls: a randomized controlled trial of effects of vitamin D and exercise on falls prevention
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Geriatr 12:12. 2012
  3. pmc Adolescents' health and health behaviour as predictors of injury death. A prospective cohort follow-up of 652,530 person-years
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:90. 2008
  4. pmc Neuromuscular training with injury prevention counselling to decrease the risk of acute musculoskeletal injury in young men during military service: a population-based, randomised study
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med 9:35. 2011
  5. pmc Targeted exercise against osteoporosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis for optimising bone strength throughout life
    Riku Nikander
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Australia
    BMC Med 8:47. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Declining incidence of low-trauma knee fractures in elderly women: nationwide statistics in Finland between 1970 and 2006
    P Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:43-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Alarming rise in the number and incidence of fall-induced cervical spine injuries among older adults
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:180-3. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Stabilizing incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people Finnish statistics in 1970-2006 and prediction for the future
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 43:340-2. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Alarming rise in fall-induced severe head injuries among elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Injury 38:81-3. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Rate of proximal humeral fractures in older Finnish women between 1970 and 2007
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 44:656-9. 2009

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Publications134 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Trends in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures - a nationwide 23-year study in Finland
    Tuomas T Huttunen
    Department of Anesthesia, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:261. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine changes in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures in Finland between 1987 and 2009...
  2. pmc Study protocol for prevention of falls: a randomized controlled trial of effects of vitamin D and exercise on falls prevention
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, FI 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Geriatr 12:12. 2012
    ..Balance represents a complex motor skill determined by reaction time, muscle strength, and speed and coordination of movement...
  3. pmc Adolescents' health and health behaviour as predictors of injury death. A prospective cohort follow-up of 652,530 person-years
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:90. 2008
    ..Injuries represent an important cause of mortality among young adults. Longitudinal studies on risk factors are scarce. We studied associations between adolescents' perceived health and health behaviour and injury death...
  4. pmc Neuromuscular training with injury prevention counselling to decrease the risk of acute musculoskeletal injury in young men during military service: a population-based, randomised study
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med 9:35. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether a neuromuscular training programme with injury prevention counselling is effective in preventing acute musculoskeletal injuries in young men during military service...
  5. pmc Targeted exercise against osteoporosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis for optimising bone strength throughout life
    Riku Nikander
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Australia
    BMC Med 8:47. 2010
    ..The primary purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of long-term supervised exercise (> or =6 months) on estimates of lower-extremity bone strength from childhood to older age...
  6. doi request reprint Declining incidence of low-trauma knee fractures in elderly women: nationwide statistics in Finland between 1970 and 2006
    P Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:43-6. 2009
    ..Exact reasons for the decline are unknown, but a cohort effect toward a healthier female population with improved functionality and reduced risk of injurious slips, trips and falls could partly explain the phenomenon...
  7. ncbi request reprint Alarming rise in the number and incidence of fall-induced cervical spine injuries among older adults
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:180-3. 2007
    ..Although fall-induced injuries among older adults are said to be a major public health concern in modern societies with aging populations, reliable epidemiologic information on their secular trends is limited...
  8. doi request reprint Stabilizing incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people Finnish statistics in 1970-2006 and prediction for the future
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 43:340-2. 2008
    ..Low-trauma fractures of older adults have been recognized as a major public health problem in developed societies with aging populations. However, nationwide information on recent fracture trends is rather scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alarming rise in fall-induced severe head injuries among elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Injury 38:81-3. 2007
    ..The finding underscores an increasing influence of falls on well-being of our elderly persons, and therefore, effective fall-prevention actions should be initiated to control this development...
  10. doi request reprint Rate of proximal humeral fractures in older Finnish women between 1970 and 2007
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 44:656-9. 2009
    ..Reasons for this are largely unknown, but a cohort effect toward a healthier aging population with improved functional ability and reduced risk of injurious falls cannot be ruled out...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nationwide decline in incidence of hip fracture
    Pekka Kannus
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1836-8. 2006
    ..Reasons for this are largely unknown, but a cohort effect toward a healthier aging population and increased average body weight and improved functional ability among elderly Finns could partly explain the phenomenon...
  12. ncbi request reprint [How to prevent fractures due to accidental falls among elderly population]
    Pekka Kannus
    Kirurgian klinikka ja UKK instituutti, tapaturma ja osteoporoosiyksikkö, Tampere
    Duodecim 122:135-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint A sideways fall and hip fracture
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:383-4. 2006
    ..This being the case, it is evident that sideways falls can be very dangerous and thus a natural target for fracture prevention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in rates of unintentional injury deaths among adult Finns
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Injury 36:1273-6. 2005
    ..The rising incidence of women's deaths due to alcohol poisoning needs close follow-up...
  15. pmc Fall-induced deaths among elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Am J Public Health 95:422-4. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevention of hip fracture with hip protectors
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Age Ageing 35:ii51-ii54. 2006
    ..Not all elderly people with a high risk of hip fracture will agree to use hip protectors and in those who do, long-term adherence may decrease. Caregiver motivation and involvement appear therefore to be crucial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rising incidence of low-trauma fractures of the calcaneus and foot among Finnish older adults
    Pekka Kannus
    UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:642-5. 2008
    ..Although various low-trauma fractures among older adults are said to be a major public health concern in contemporary societies with aging populations, reliable epidemiologic information on their secular trends is scarce...
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological means to prevent fractures among older adults
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Ann Med 37:303-10. 2005
    ..Finally, concerning injury-site protection, padded strong-shield hip protectors whose effectiveness is scientifically proven seem to be a promising option in preventing hip fractures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevention of falls and consequent injuries in elderly people
    Pekka Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Centre, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 366:1885-93. 2005
    ..Care must be taken, however, to rigorously select the right actions for those people most likely to benefit, such as vitamin D and calcium supplementation and hip protectors for elderly people living in institutions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of exercise-induced benefits in physical functioning and bone among elderly women
    S Karinkanta
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:665-74. 2009
    ..However, to maintain exercise-induced gains in lower limb muscle force and physical functioning, continued training seems necessary...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuously rising problem of osteoporotic knee fractures in elderly women: nationwide statistics in Finland in 1970-1999 and predictions until the year 2030
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 29:419-23. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Sports injuries in floorball: a prospective one-year follow-up study
    K Snellman
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 22:531-6. 2001
    ..Before initiation of clinical trials on prevention of floorball injuries, an exact knowledge of the risk factors and mechanisms of floorball injuries are needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trial of effect of high-impact exercise on selected risk factors for osteoporotic fractures
    A Heinonen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 348:1343-7. 1996
    ..The purpose of this randomised controlled study was to evaluate, in premenopausal women, the effects of high-impact loading on several determinants osteoporotic fractures...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in female athletes representing sports with different loading characteristics of the skeleton
    A Heinonen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 17:197-203. 1995
    ..The results support the concept that training, including high strain rates in versatile movements and high peak forces, is more effective in bone formation than training with a large number of low-force repetitions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Which factors predict the long-term outcome in chronic patellofemoral pain syndrome? A 7-yr prospective follow-up study
    A Natri
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine and Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 30:1572-7. 1998
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine which factors predict the long-term (7-yr) outcome of conservative treatment of chronic patellofemoral pain syndrome...
  26. doi request reprint Sarcopenia and osteopenia among 70-80-year-old home-dwelling Finnish women: prevalence and association with functional performance
    R Patil
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 24:787-96. 2013
    ..Muscle mass and derived indices of sarcopenia were not significantly related to measures of functional ability...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hip fractures in Finland between 1970 and 1997 and predictions for the future
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Centre, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 353:802-5. 1999
    ..We aimed to make such a prediction for people aged 50 years or more in Finland...
  28. ncbi request reprint A multi-component exercise regimen to prevent functional decline and bone fragility in home-dwelling elderly women: randomized, controlled trial
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 18:453-62. 2007
    ..The finding supports the idea that it is possible to maintain good physical functioning by multi-component exercise program and thus postpone the age-related functional problems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Continuously increasing number and incidence of fall-induced, fracture-associated, spinal cord injuries in elderly persons
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 160:2145-9. 2000
    ..Although osteoporosis, falls, and fractures among older adults are said to be a continuously increasing public health problem, reliable epidemiological information on their secular trends is very limited...
  30. ncbi request reprint Injury risk in female floorball: a prospective one-season follow-up
    K Pasanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:49-54. 2008
    ..Eleven injuries (6%) needed hospital admission. The study attested that injury rate in floorball game is very high. Injury prevention strategies in female floorball should be targeted at injuries occurring at the knee and ankle...
  31. ncbi request reprint High-impact exercise and bones of growing girls: a 9-month controlled trial
    A Heinonen
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 11:1010-7. 2000
    ..In other words, exercise seemed more beneficial for additional bone mineral acquisition before menarche (i.e., during the growth spurt) rather than after it...
  32. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic fractures of the proximal humerus in elderly Finnish persons: sharp increase in 1970-1998 and alarming projections for the new millennium
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:465-70. 2000
    ..If this trend continues, there will be three times more osteoporotic fractures of the proximal humerus in Finland in the year 2030 than there were in 1998...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of osteoporotic pelvic fractures in elderly people in Finland: sharp increase in 1970-1997 and alarming projections for the new millennium
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 11:443-8. 2000
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Continuous decline in incidence of hip fracture: nationwide statistics from Finland between 1970 and 2010
    N Korhonen
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 24:1599-603. 2013
    ..After a clear rise until the late 1990s, the incidence of hip fracture has continuously declined...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hospital-treated minimal-trauma rib fractures in elderly Finns: long-term trends and projections for the future
    M Palvanen
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, 33500, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 15:649-53. 2004
    ..If the above-described trends continue, the number of elderly Finns admitted to a hospital due to a rib fracture will more than double in next three decades...
  36. ncbi request reprint Good maintenance of exercise-induced bone gain with decreased training of female tennis and squash players: a prospective 5-year follow-up study of young and old starters and controls
    S Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 16:195-201. 2001
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Former exercisers of an 18-month intervention display residual aBMD benefits compared with control women 3.5 years post-intervention: a follow-up of a randomized controlled high-impact trial
    S Kontulainen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 15:248-51. 2004
    ..In contrast, the exercise-induced improvements in the neuromuscular performance vanished during the post intervention follow-up. These findings suggest the possibility of long-term bone benefits of high-impact training in women...
  38. ncbi request reprint The injury mechanisms of osteoporotic upper extremity fractures among older adults: a controlled study of 287 consecutive patients and their 108 controls
    M Palvanen
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 11:822-31. 2000
    ..Effective fracture prevention could be achieved by minimizing the obvious risk factors of falling and reducing the fall-induced impact force with injury site protection...
  39. ncbi request reprint Changes in bone mineral content with decreased training in competitive young adult tennis players and controls: a prospective 4-yr follow-up
    S Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:646-52. 1999
    ..in the playing-to-nonplaying arm differences in bone mineral content (BMC) and answer two questions: 1) Are training induced bone gains lost with decreased training? and 2) Are the possible bone changes related to the changes in training?..
  40. ncbi request reprint Knee injuries in leisure-time physical activities: a prospective one-year follow-up of a Finnish population cohort
    H Haapasalo
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 28:72-7. 2007
    ..At population level, however, widely practiced low-to-moderate intensity activities with relatively low injury risk per exposure hours produce a large absolute number of knee injuries...
  41. doi request reprint Participation in sports clubs is a strong predictor of injury hospitalization: a prospective cohort study
    V M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:267-73. 2009
    ..Health behavior in adolescence, particularly sports club activity, predicted injury hospitalization. Preventive interventions directed toward adolescents who participate in sports clubs may decrease injury occurrence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Achilles tendon injuries
    T A Järvinen
    Institute of Medical Technology and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:150-5. 2001
    ..Only when these issues have been solved by well-controlled studies can tailored treatment protocols be created...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mechanical loading regulates tenascin-C expression in the osteotendinous junction
    T A Järvinen
    Institute of Medical Technology and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Cell Sci 112:3157-66. 1999
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of adulthood injuries: a quickly changing injury profile in Finland
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, and University of Tampere, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FIN 33500, Tampere, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:597-602. 2001
    ..This epidemiologic change will give a new challenge for injury prevention in the new millennium...
  45. ncbi request reprint Active living and injury risk
    J Parkkari
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 25:209-16. 2004
    ..However, at a population level, these low-to-moderate intensity activities are widely practised producing a rather high absolute number of injuries, and thus, preventive efforts are needed in these activities, too...
  46. doi request reprint Cross-sectional geometry of weight-bearing tibia in female athletes subjected to different exercise loadings
    R Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, 33501, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 21:1687-94. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of remobilization on rat femur are dose-dependent
    T L Järvinen
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 11:292-8. 2001
    ..Immobilization-induced changes in rat femur are also restored in a site-specific fashion, the most trabecular distal region of the femur showing more complete recovery than the more cortical proximal and midshaft regions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Influence of weight reduction on muscle performance and bone mass, structure and metabolism in obese premenopausal women
    K Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, Tampere FI 33501, Finland
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 9:72-80. 2009
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Effect of a neuromuscular warm-up programme on muscle power, balance, speed and agility: a randomised controlled study
    K Pasanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 43:1073-8. 2009
    ..To investigate whether a 6-month neuromuscular warm-up programme could improve muscle power, balance, speed and agility...
  50. ncbi request reprint Long-term recreational gymnastics provides a clear benefit in age-related functional decline and bone loss. A prospective 6-year study
    K Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute, P O Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 17:1154-64. 2006
    ..Bone fragility and decreased functional performance are risk factors for osteoporotic fractures. The influence of long-term recreational gymnastics on the maintenance of bone rigidity and physical performance was evaluated...
  51. doi request reprint The risk for a cruciate ligament injury of the knee in adolescents and young adults: a population-based cohort study of 46 500 people with a 9 year follow-up
    J Parkkari
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 42:422-6. 2008
    ..The knee joint is the most common site for injury among younger people, the injury often resulting in expensive (surgical) treatment, long-term rehabilitation and permanent functional impairment and disability...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mineral mass, size, and estimated mechanical strength of triple jumpers' lower limb
    A Heinonen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 29:279-85. 2001
    ..The loading effect was best seen as enlarged bone cortices, probably after the trabecular density had reached its ceiling...
  53. ncbi request reprint Artificial playing surface increases the injury risk in pivoting indoor sports: a prospective one-season follow-up study in Finnish female floorball
    K Pasanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 42:194-7. 2008
    ..To compare the injury risk in pivoting indoor sports between two different surfaces: artificial floors and wooden floors...
  54. ncbi request reprint Anterior knee pain after intramedullary nailing of a tibial shaft fracture: an ultrasound study of the patellar tendons of 36 patients
    Olli Väistö
    University of Tampere, Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    J Orthop Trauma 19:311-6. 2005
    ..The etiology of pain is often not known. This study sonographically examined the patellar tendons of patients with a nailed tibial shaft fracture...
  55. doi request reprint Targeted exercises against hip fragility
    R Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 20:1321-8. 2009
    ..Since odd-impact exercises are mechanically less demanding to the body, this type of exercise can provide a reasonable basis for devising feasible, targeted bone training against hip fragility...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting dynamic balance and quality of life in home-dwelling elderly women
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Gerontology 51:116-21. 2005
    ..Proper balance seems to be a critical factor in terms of fall prevention among the elderly...
  57. doi request reprint Incidence of poisoning deaths in Finland in 1971-2005
    J E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:567-73. 2008
    ..Men's risk was markedly higher than women's risk, but in the later years, women's risk was increasing. Poisoning death rates among children and adolescents were low throughout the period...
  58. ncbi request reprint Load-specific differences in the structure of femoral neck and tibia between world-class moguls skiers and slalom skiers
    R Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:145-53. 2008
    ..A specific finding was the thick anterior cortex of the femoral neck among the slalom skiers. Apparently, the predominant loading type had modulated the site-specific skeletal response to physical exertion...
  59. ncbi request reprint Increasing number and incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people: Finnish statistics during 1970-2000 and projections for the future
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 31:430-3. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term impact-loading on mass, size, and estimated strength of humerus and radius of female racquet-sports players: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study between young and old starters and controls
    Saija Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:2281-9. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of force attenuation properties of four different hip protectors under simulated falling conditions in the elderly: an in vitro biomechanical study
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Finland
    Bone 25:229-35. 1999
    ..However, the true efficacy of any protector in the prevention of hip fractures can only be evaluated in randomized clinical trials...
  62. pmc Pathogenesis of age-related osteoporosis: impaired mechano-responsiveness of bone is not the culprit
    Olli V Leppänen
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e2540. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the capacity of senescent skeleton to respond to increased loading is indeed reduced as compared to young mature skeleton...
  63. doi request reprint Skeletal effects of estrogen and mechanical loading are structurally distinct
    Ilari Pajamäki
    Department of Surgery and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 43:748-57. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the present results indicate that that the actions of estrogen and loading on bone structure are independent and additive in nature...
  64. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency-induced bone loss is associated with an increase in bone size and preservation of strength in rat proximal femur
    Jarkko Jokihaara
    Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:353-60. 2006
    ..Although high calcium diet suppressed plasma PTH to under normal physiological levels, it prevented the CRI-induced loss of bone mass without an adverse influence on bone strength...
  65. ncbi request reprint The fixation strength of six hamstring tendon graft fixation devices in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Part I: femoral site
    Petteri Kousa
    Department of Surgery, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 31:174-81. 2003
    ..Strength of graft fixation is the weakest link in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  66. ncbi request reprint The fixation strength of six hamstring tendon graft fixation devices in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Part II: tibial site
    Petteri Kousa
    Department of Surgery, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 31:182-8. 2003
    ..Tibial fixation is more problematic than femoral fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  67. ncbi request reprint Basic science and clinical studies coincide: active treatment approach is needed after a sports injury
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:150-4. 2003
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in patients with or without accompanying injuries: A re-examination of subjects 5 to 9 years after reconstruction
    T Jarvela
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Arthroscopy 17:818-25. 2001
    ..Type of Study: A retrospective investigation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Estrogen deposits extra mineral into bones of female rats in puberty, but simultaneously seems to suppress the responsiveness of female skeleton to mechanical loading
    T L N Järvinen
    Medical School and Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, 33 014 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 32:642-51. 2003
    ..This estrogen-driven extra condensation of the female skeleton seems to persist into adulthood, simultaneously damping the responsiveness of the female skeleton to mechanical loading...
  70. ncbi request reprint Free mobilization and low- to high-intensity exercise in immobilization-induced muscle atrophy
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and Research Center of Sports Medicine, The President Urho Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN 33500 Tampere, Finland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 84:1418-24. 1998
    ..In this respect, high-intensity exercise seems more beneficial than low-intensity exercise...
  71. pmc Genetic factors and osteoporotic fractures in elderly people: prospective 25 year follow up of a nationwide cohort of elderly Finnish twins
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and the Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UK
    BMJ 319:1334-7. 1999
    ..To determine whether genetic factors partly explain variation in risk of osteoporotic fracture, the true end point of the osteoporosis problem...
  72. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to prevent sports injuries? Review of controlled clinical trials and recommendations for future work
    J Parkkari
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Finland
    Sports Med 31:985-95. 2001
    ..The most urgent needs are in commonly practised or high-risk sports, such as soccer, American football, rugby, ice hockey, European team handball, karate, floorball, basketball, downhill skiing and motor sports...
  73. ncbi request reprint An outcome study of chronic patellofemoral pain syndrome. Seven-year follow-up of patients in a randomized, controlled trial
    P Kannus
    UKK Institute and Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:355-63. 1999
    ..We determined prospectively the long-term outcomes of nonoperative treatment of chronic patellofemoral pain syndrome...
  74. ncbi request reprint Fall-induced injuries and deaths among older adults
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center and the Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Finland
    JAMA 281:1895-9. 1999
    ..Although various fall-induced injuries and deaths among older adults are increasing, little is known about the epidemiology of these events...
  75. ncbi request reprint Immobilization or early mobilization after an acute soft-tissue injury?
    P Kannus
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, FIN 33501, FI
    Phys Sportsmed 28:55-63. 2000
    ..Third, when soft-tissue regeneration begins, controlled mobilization and stretching of muscle and tendons stimulate healing. Fourth, at 6 to 8 weeks postinjury, the rehabilitative goal is full return to preinjury level of activity...
  76. ncbi request reprint Site-specific skeletal response to long-term weight training seems to be attributable to principal loading modality: a pQCT study of female weightlifters
    A Heinonen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 70:469-74. 2002
    ..g., distal femur), a denser trabecular structure (more load-carrying area) may be sufficient and any substantial enlargement in bone size may not be necessary...
  77. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a hamstring graft with interference screw fixation
    A S Moisala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Surg 96:83-7. 2007
    ..This study assessed the clinical and radiographic results 3 to 8 years after an arthroscopic ACL reconstruction using a hamstring graft with interference screw fixation on femoral and tibial sites...
  78. ncbi request reprint Age-related decline in trabecular and cortical density: a 5-year peripheral quantitative computed tomography follow-up study of pre- and postmenopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 81:249-53. 2007
    ..In conclusion, volumetric TrD in the weight-bearing tibia and non-weight-bearing radius showed similar age-related declines among pre- and postmenopausal women, while the decline in CoD was greater among postmenopausal women...
  79. pmc Physical activity reduces the risk of fragility fracture
    Harri Sievänen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS Med 4:e222. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring autografts and bioabsorbable interference screw fixation: prospective, randomized, clinical study with 2-year results
    Timo Jarvela
    Orthopaedic Departmentand Arthroscopic Center, Hatanpaa Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 36:290-7. 2008
    ..Conventional anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques have focused on restoration of the anteromedial bundle only, which, however, may be insufficient in restoring the rotational stability of the knee...
  81. pmc Shifting the focus in fracture prevention from osteoporosis to falls
    Teppo L N Järvinen
    Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Trauma, Musculoskeletal Surgery and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, 33 520 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 336:124-6. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint Coverage and accuracy of diagnosis of cruciate ligament injury in the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Injury 39:1373-6. 2008
    ..In this study, cruciate ligament rupture was used to assess the coverage and accuracy of the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register (NHDR)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Anterior knee pain after intramedullary nailing of fractures of the tibial shaft. A prospective, randomized study comparing two different nail-insertion techniques
    Jarmo A K Toivanen
    Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:580-5. 2002
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Physical therapy approaches to reduce fall and fracture risk among older adults
    Saija Karinkanta
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Bone Research Group, PO Box 30, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Nat Rev Endocrinol 6:396-407. 2010
    ..Additionally, the benefits of multifaceted interventions, which include risk factor assessment, dietary supplements, elements of physical therapy and exercise, are addressed...
  85. pmc Neuromuscular training and the risk of leg injuries in female floorball players: cluster randomised controlled study
    Kati Pasanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 337:a295. 2008
    ..To investigate whether a neuromuscular training programme is effective in preventing non-contact leg injuries in female floorball players...
  86. doi request reprint Three-month weight reduction does not compromise bone strength in obese premenopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 46:1286-93. 2010
    ..These results indicate that in obese premenopausal women, 3-month weight reduction resulted in increased bone turnover but was not deleterious for bone mass or strength at 3 months or after 9-month weight maintenance...
  87. doi request reprint Influence of calcium intake and physical activity on proximal femur bone mass and structure among pre- and postmenopausal women. A 10-year prospective study
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute, P O Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 82:171-81. 2008
    ..High calcium intake seemed to slow the decline in trochanter BMC in premenopausal women, while high physical activity was beneficial for proximal femur, particularly among older women...
  88. doi request reprint Comparison of the bioabsorbable and metal screw fixation after ACL reconstruction with a hamstring autograft in MRI and clinical outcome: a prospective randomized study
    Anna Stina Moisala
    Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Trauma, Musculoskeletal Surgery and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, Medical School, University of Tampere, Teiskontie 35, 33014, Tampere, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:1080-6. 2008
    ..The use of bioabsorbable screws resulted in more femoral tunnel widening, and more graft failures compared to metal screws. The tunnel widening in the tibia was associated with the knee laxity (P=0.02)...
  89. ncbi request reprint The effect of graft placement on the clinical outcome of the anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective study
    Anna Stina Moisala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:879-87. 2007
    ..The best outcome was achieved when the sumscore was small; that is the graft placement showed posterior enough in the femur, and anterior enough in the tibia...
  90. ncbi request reprint Femoral neck response to exercise and subsequent deconditioning in young and adult rats
    Teppo L N Järvinen
    Department of Surgery, Medical School and the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1292-9. 2003
    ..Loss of the exercise-induced bone benefits did not depend on age...
  91. ncbi request reprint Injury-related deaths among Finnish adolescents in 1971-2002
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, University Hospital of Tampere, and Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Injury 36:1016-21. 2005
    ..The trend in intentional deaths showed no change during the 32-year study period and therefore prevention of adolescent violence and suicides should also receive attention...
  92. ncbi request reprint Organization and distribution of intramuscular connective tissue in normal and immobilized skeletal muscles. An immunohistochemical, polarization and scanning electron microscopic study
    Tero A H Järvinen
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 23:245-54. 2002
    ..Altogether, the above described quantitative and qualitative changes in the intramuscular connective tissue are likely to contribute to the deteriorated function and biomechanical properties of the immobilized skeletal muscle...
  93. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of violence and violence-related injuries among 12-18 year-old Finns
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 33:307-13. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence, nature, and severity of violence and violence-related injuries, and the occurrence of alcohol-related violence among Finnish adolescents...
  94. ncbi request reprint Update in the epidemiology of proximal humeral fractures
    Mika Palvanen
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:87-92. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, Level IV (case series). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  95. ncbi request reprint Achilles tendon disorders: etiology and epidemiology
    Tero A H Järvinen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:255-66. 2005
    ..Although histopathologic studies have shown that ruptured Achilles tendons have clear degenerative changes before the rupture, many Achilles tendon ruptures take place suddenly without any preceding signs or symptoms...
  96. ncbi request reprint Mechanical loading regulates the expression of tenascin-C in the myotendinous junction and tendon but does not induce de novo synthesis in the skeletal muscle
    Tero A H Järvinen
    Institute of Medical Technology and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Cell Sci 116:857-66. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that tenascin-C provides elasticity in mesenchymal tissues subjected to heavy tensile loading...
  97. ncbi request reprint Loading modalities and bone structures at nonweight-bearing upper extremity and weight-bearing lower extremity: a pQCT study of adult female athletes
    Riku Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 39:886-94. 2006
    ..Thus, different loading history and other features of loading seemed to govern the skeletal adaptation at the upper and lower extremity...
  98. ncbi request reprint Effect of discontinuation of alendronate treatment and exercise on bone mass and physical fitness: 15-month follow-up of a randomized, controlled trial
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 35:799-805. 2004
    ..Based on these results, it was evident that to maintain the benefits of alendronate or exercise, therapy should be continued...
  99. ncbi request reprint Effect of four-month vertical whole body vibration on performance and balance
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FIN 33500 Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1523-8. 2002
    ..This randomized controlled study was designed to investigate the effects of a 4-month whole body vibration-intervention on muscle performance and body balance in young, healthy, nonathletic adults...
  100. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and risk factors of unintentional injuries among 12- to 18-year-old Finns--a survey of 8219 adolescents
    Ville Mattila
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere 33014, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:437-44. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term impact-loading on mass, size, and estimated strength of humerus and radius of female racquet-sports players: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study between young and old starters and controls
    Saija Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:352-9. 2003
    ....