P Kannus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications65

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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?..
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate and exercise on bone and physical performance of postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    K Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 33:132-43. 2003
    ..Together alendronate and exercise may effectively decrease the risk of osteoporotic fractures...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of 4-min vertical whole body vibration on muscle performance and body balance: a randomized cross-over study
    S Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 23:374-9. 2002
    ..Future studies should focus on evaluating the effects of different kinds of vibration-regimens, as well as the long-term effects of vibration-training, on body balance and muscle performance, and, as a broader objective, on bone...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. doi request reprint Low back pain in young team sport players: a retrospective study
    K Pasanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 48:651. 2014
    ..LBP is a common problem in sports as well, even in younger populations. LBP is prone to recur, thus there is a need for studies on the early phases of the problem in different sports...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Pathophysiology of overuse tendon injury]
    P Kannus
    Department of Surgery and Institute of Medical Technology, Tampere University Medical School and University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Radiologe 42:766-70. 2002
    ..The exact interaction of these factors cannot be explained entirely at the moment. Further studies will be necessary in order to get more information...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Sports and exercise safety in Finland - live: an implementation program to sport clubs and schools
    J Parkkari
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 48:650-1. 2014
    ..Number of sports injuries has increased in Finland during the past decades. Today sports injuries are the most common injury type. Especially children and youth are at high risk...
  56. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength evaluations after ACL reconstruction
    A S Moisala
    Medical School, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 28:868-72. 2007
    ..The findings of this study showed that the muscle strengths of the operated limb had a positive association with the functional outcome of the knee in the long-term and support the use of active rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction...
  57. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the femoral neck cortex
    H Sievanen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 48:308-14. 2007
    ..To determine the in vivo precision and accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in evaluating the thin (approximately mm) femoral neck cortex...
  58. 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...
  59. pmc Surgical treatment for chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a prospective seven month follow up study
    Mika Paavola
    Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, PO Box 607, FIN 33101 Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 36:178-82. 2002
    ..To prospectively assess the early results of surgical treatment of chronic Achilles tendinopathy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of bioabsorbable and titanium interference screws in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Biomechanical evaluation by single cycle and cyclic loading
    P Kousa
    Medical School and Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, and Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 29:420-5. 2001
    ..Bioabsorbable interference screw fixation thus seems to provide a reasonable alternative to titanium screws...
  61. ncbi request reprint Simple measurements in assessing muscle performance after an ACL reconstruction
    T Jarvela
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 23:196-201. 2002
    ..The measurement of the thigh atrophy is also easy to perform, and should be used beside the one legged hop testing, especially if the isokinetic strength testing is not available...
  62. ncbi request reprint A bioabsorbable plug in bone-tendon-bone reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament: Introduction of a novel fixation technique
    P Kousa
    Medical School and Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Arthroscopy 17:144-50. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study indicate that, in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, the new plugging technique is a reasonable alternative for fixation of the femoral site of a bone-patellar tendon-bone graft...
  63. ncbi request reprint Exercise in the prevention of falls in older people: a systematic literature review examining the rationale and the evidence
    N D Carter
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Sports Med 31:427-38. 2001
    ..Further investigation, using trials designed with the current limitations in mind, is necessary to establish the optimum exercise programme to maximise fall prevention in older adults...
  64. ncbi request reprint The incidence of patellofemoral osteoarthritis and associated findings 7 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft
    T Jarvela
    Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital and Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 29:18-24. 2001
    ..Only three patients had an unstable knee, and degenerative changes in the tibiofemoral joint were uncommon...
  65. pmc Time to abandon the "tendinitis" myth
    K M Khan
    BMJ 324:626-7. 2002