Jari Antero Laukkanen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
  2. ncbi Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity as risk predictors of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:468-76. 2002
  3. ncbi Plasma N-terminal fragments of natriuretic propeptides predict the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:1230-7. 2006
  4. ncbi Systolic blood pressure response to exercise testing is related to the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:421-8. 2006
  5. ncbi The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness combined with coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 262:263-72. 2007
  6. doi Exercise workload, coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:285-92. 2008
  7. pmc Asymptomatic ST-segment depression during exercise testing and the risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:558-65. 2009
  8. doi Determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness in men aged 42 to 60 years with and without cardiovascular disease
    Jari Antero Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1598-604. 2009
  9. doi Insertion/deletion polymorphism in alpha2-adrenergic receptor gene is a genetic risk factor for sudden cardiac death
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am Heart J 158:615-21. 2009
  10. pmc Peak oxygen pulse during exercise as a predictor for coronary heart disease and all cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Kuopio, Finland
    Heart 92:1219-24. 2006

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Publications31

  1. pmc Leisure-time physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness and feelings of hopelessness in men
    Maarit Valtonen
    Department of Medicine, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:204. 2009
    ..Previous studies have focused on physical exercise and depression. We examined the associations of LTPA and cardiorespiratory fitness with feelings of hopelessness...
  2. ncbi Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity as risk predictors of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:468-76. 2002
    ..In the future, well-defined, disease-specific training programs for exercise prescriptions in different risk groups are needed as a clinical tool...
  3. ncbi Plasma N-terminal fragments of natriuretic propeptides predict the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:1230-7. 2006
    ..We, therefore, studied if both NT-proANP and NT-proBNP are predictive for overall death, cardiovascular events, and atrial fibrillation (AF) among middle-aged men without heart failure or AF at baseline...
  4. ncbi Systolic blood pressure response to exercise testing is related to the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:421-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of systolic blood pressure response to exercise with the risk of an acute myocardial infarction...
  5. ncbi The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness combined with coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 262:263-72. 2007
    ..We investigated the prognostic significance of risk scores and cardiorespiratory fitness with respect to cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality...
  6. doi Exercise workload, coronary risk evaluation and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:285-92. 2008
    ..We therefore investigated the prognostic significance of risk scores and exercise capacity with respect to cardiovascular diseases...
  7. pmc Asymptomatic ST-segment depression during exercise testing and the risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged men: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 30:558-65. 2009
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  8. doi Determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness in men aged 42 to 60 years with and without cardiovascular disease
    Jari Antero Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 103:1598-604. 2009
    ..However, measurements of the function of pulmonary and cardiovascular systems, carbohydrate intake, and body composition were powerful determinants of cardiorespiratory fitness, especially in older middle-aged men...
  9. doi Insertion/deletion polymorphism in alpha2-adrenergic receptor gene is a genetic risk factor for sudden cardiac death
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am Heart J 158:615-21. 2009
    ..Our aim was to study whether an insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism in the alpha(2B)-adrenoceptor gene is associated with the risk for sudden cardiac death...
  10. pmc Peak oxygen pulse during exercise as a predictor for coronary heart disease and all cause death
    J A Laukkanen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Kuopio, Finland
    Heart 92:1219-24. 2006
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  11. ncbi Systolic blood pressure during recovery from exercise and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Hypertension 44:820-5. 2004
    ..This emphasizes the importance of SBP measurements after the exercise test because it provides additional valuable prognostic measure with regard to acute myocardial infarction...
  12. ncbi The predictive value of cardiorespiratory fitness for cardiovascular events in men with various risk profiles: a prospective population-based cohort study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 25:1428-37. 2004
    ..Our objective was to determine whether VO2peak could predict fatal and non-fatal cardiac events in 2361 men aged 42-60 years with and without conventional risk predictors of CVD or with documented CVD during a 13-year follow-up...
  13. ncbi Left atrium size and the risk of cardiovascular death in middle-aged men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 165:1788-93. 2005
    ..Although echocardiography is widely used in the evaluation of cardiac structures and function, the prognostic value of echocardiographic assessment of left atrium (LA) size for risk stratification of cardiovascular death is unknown...
  14. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and the risk of prostate cancer in Finnish men: a population-based study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211, Finland
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1646-50. 2004
    ..Individual components of metabolic syndrome have been linked to an increased risk for prostate cancers. We hypothesized that metabolic syndrome itself could confer an increased risk for incident prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi Cardiorespiratory fitness and the risk for stroke in men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 163:1682-8. 2003
    ..We also compared VO(2)max with conventional risk factors as a predictor for future strokes...
  16. ncbi Effectiveness of workload at the heart rate of 100 beats/min in predicting cardiovascular mortality in men aged 42, 48, 54, or 60 years at baseline
    Kai P Savonen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 100:563-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, WL(100) predicts CVD and CHD mortality in men without previous CHD. The association of WL(100) with CVD and CHD mortality is not explained by maximal cardiorespiratory performance...
  17. doi Low levels of plasma carotenoids are associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation
    Jouni Karppi
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:45-53. 2013
    ..Results of the present study suggest that low plasma concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin were associated with an increased risk of AF in elderly population...
  18. doi Chronotropic incompetence and mortality in middle-aged men with known or suspected coronary heart disease
    Kai P Savonen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Haapaniementie 16, 70100 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 29:1896-902. 2008
    ..The objective is to study whether a heart rate (HR) increase from 40 to 100% of maximal work capacity in the exercise test (HR40-100) independently predicts mortality in men with known or suspected coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  19. ncbi Serum linoleic and total polyunsaturated fatty acids in relation to prostate and other cancers: a population-based cohort study
    David E Laaksonen
    Department of Physiology, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Cancer 111:444-50. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi Heart rate response during exercise test and cardiovascular mortality in middle-aged men
    Kai P Savonen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, Haapaniementie 16, 70100 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:582-8. 2006
    ..The objective is to study whether a heart rate (HR) response during exercise test independently predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  21. doi Cardiorespiratory fitness is related to the risk of sudden cardiac death: a population-based follow-up study
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1476-83. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine the relation of cardiorespiratory fitness with sudden cardiac death (SCD) in a population-based sample of men...
  22. ncbi Metabolic syndrome and the risk of stroke in middle-aged men
    Sudhir Kurl
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Stroke 37:806-11. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of metabolic syndrome, as defined by National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) and World Health Organization (WHO) criteria, with the risk for stroke...
  23. doi Cardiorespiratory fitness, lifestyle factors and cancer risk and mortality in Finnish men
    Jari A Laukkanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Cancer 46:355-63. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between common lifestyle factors such as energy expenditure, physical activity and maximal oxygen uptake (VO(2max)), nutrition and smoking habits and the risk of cancer...
  24. ncbi High dietary methionine intake increases the risk of acute coronary events in middle-aged men
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:113-20. 2006
    ..To date, the effects of dietary intake of methionine, the key amino acid in homocysteine metabolism, on CVD have not been studied. Our aim was to examine the effects of dietary methionine intake on the risk of acute coronary events...
  25. ncbi Mercury, fish oils, and risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality in men in eastern Finland
    Jyrki K Virtanen
    Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:228-33. 2005
    ..We investigated the effects of high mercury content in hair on the risk of acute coronary events and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in men from eastern Finland...
  26. doi Usefulness of chronotropic incompetence in response to exercise as a predictor of myocardial infarction in middle-aged men without cardiovascular disease
    Kai P Savonen
    Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 101:992-8. 2008
    ..1-times higher incidence of AMI than those with a normal HR40-100 and SBP increase (95% CI 1.7 to 5.7). In conclusion, a low HR40-100 predicted AMI in men without previous CVD independent of other exercise test or clinical variables...
  27. pmc Dyslipidaemia as a predictor of hypertension in middle-aged men
    David E Laaksonen
    Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Heart J 29:2561-8. 2008
    ..We assessed the association of dyslipidaemia with incident hypertension during a 7-year follow-up in a population-based cohort of middle-aged men without hypertension at baseline...
  28. doi Relation of systemic blood pressure to sudden cardiac death
    Jari Antero Laukkanen
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 110:378-82. 2012
    ..23 to 2.52, p = 0.003) adjusted risk for SCD compared to those with SBP <123 mm Hg. In conclusion, this study emphasizes the importance of the definition of SBP at rest because it provides a valuable prognostic measurement for SCD...
  29. doi Binge drinking and the progression of atherosclerosis in middle-aged men: an 11-year follow-up
    Sanna H Rantak├Âmi
    Research Institute of Public Health, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 205:266-71. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between the pattern of binge drinking and the 11-year progression of carotid atherosclerosis in a population-based sample of middle-aged men...
  30. ncbi Serum matrix metalloproteinase-8 concentrations are associated with cardiovascular outcome in men
    Anita M Tuomainen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 8, P O Box 63, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:2722-8. 2007
    ..Results on the association of serum MMP-8 concentrations and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are, however, scarce and contradictory...
  31. ncbi Serum antibody levels to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans predict the risk for coronary heart disease
    Pirkko J Pussinen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 63, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:833-8. 2005
    ..The association between serum antibody levels to major periodontal pathogens and coronary heart disease (CHD) was analyzed in a prospective population-based study...