J Parkkari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fatal childhood injuries in Finland, 1971-2010
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Inj Prev 19:171-6. 2013
  2. pmc Low physical fitness is a strong predictor of health problems among young men: a follow-up study of 1411 male conscripts
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:590. 2011
  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 Adolescent survey non-response and later risk of death. A prospective cohort study of 78,609 persons with 11-year follow-up
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:87. 2007
  5. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
  6. pmc Musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a one-year follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:89. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Exercise is good for your health, but is it safe?]
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampereen Urheilulääkäriasema, UKK instituutti, Tempere
    Duodecim 121:1269-71. 2005
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. doi request reprint Fatal childhood injuries in Finland, 1971-2010
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Inj Prev 19:171-6. 2013
    ..Childhood injuries are a major public health problem worldwide, injuries being the leading cause of death and disability from early childhood through adolescence...
  2. pmc Low physical fitness is a strong predictor of health problems among young men: a follow-up study of 1411 male conscripts
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:590. 2011
    ....
  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 Adolescent survey non-response and later risk of death. A prospective cohort study of 78,609 persons with 11-year follow-up
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:87. 2007
    ..We followed both respondents and non-respondents by registry linkage to determine whether there is a risk of death, related to non-response at baseline...
  5. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine associations between various risk factors and MSDs with special attention to the physical fitness of the conscripts...
  6. pmc Musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a one-year follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:89. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the incidence and nature of MSDs in Finnish conscripts...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Exercise is good for your health, but is it safe?]
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampereen Urheilulääkäriasema, UKK instituutti, Tempere
    Duodecim 121:1269-71. 2005
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Secular trends in poisonings leading to hospital admission among Finnish children and adolescents between 1971 and 2005
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Pediatr 153:820-4. 2008
    ..To investigate the secular trends in childhood poisonings leading to hospitalization in Finland...
  30. 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...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Secular trends in distal humeral fractures of elderly women: nationwide statistics in Finland between 1970 and 2007
    Mika Palvanen
    Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 46:1355-8. 2010
    ..The precise reasons for this secular change are unknown, but a cohort effect towards improved functionality among older women and actions and interventions in preventing falls and minimizing fall severity cannot be ruled out...
  35. doi request reprint Use of dietary supplements and anabolic-androgenic steroids among Finnish adolescents in 1991-2005
    Ville M Mattila
    The School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 20:306-11. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence, trends and associated factors of dietary supplements (DS) and anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) use among Finnish adolescents...
  36. ncbi request reprint Poisoning deaths among Finnish children from 1969 to 2003
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1661-6. 2009
    ..Trends in paediatric deaths due to poisoning are little studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the cause and secular trend of poisoning deaths among Finnish children...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint Paediatric poisonings treated in one Finnish main university hospital between 2002 and 2006
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 97:790-4. 2008
    ..Acute poisonings are a major cause of morbidity among children. This study aims to describe the incidence and nature of emergency visits for acute paediatric poisoning among Finnish children...
  39. 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)...
  40. pmc Early risk factors for lumbar discectomy: an 11-year follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Spine J 17:1317-23. 2008
    ..Further study of these common risk factors and their modifications may lead to a better understanding of the causes of lumbar disc herniation...
  41. doi request reprint Predictors of low back pain hospitalization--a prospective follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    Institutions and Social Mechanisms, IASM, University of Turku, Tommilanraitti 1A as 1, 32670 Kangasala, Finland
    Pain 139:209-17. 2008
    ..Coaches should pay special attention to the nature of physical training and personal exercises in females, and physiotherapists and sports physicians to the prevention of LBP hospitalization...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Control of the lumbar neutral zone decreases low back pain and improves self-evaluated work ability: a 12-month randomized controlled study
    Jaana Suni
    UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E611-20. 2006
    ..A randomized controlled study with 12 months intervention...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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
    ....
  56. 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
    ....
  57. 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...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts in 1990-1999
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, PL 50, 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 38:99-104. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence, trends and nature of hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts between 1990 and 1999...
  59. 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Why is the age-standardized incidence of low-trauma fractures rising in many elderly populations?
    Pekka Kannus
    The Bone Research Group, Accident and Trauma Research Centre, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:1363-7. 2002
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Hip protectors need an evidence base
    Pekka Kannus
    Department of Surgery, Tampere University Medical School and University Hospital, FIN 33520, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 362:1168-9. 2003
  66. ncbi request reprint Dose-response relationship of specific training to reduce chronic neck pain and disability
    Riku Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2068-74. 2006
    ..To examine the dose-response relationship of specific strength- and endurance-training regimes for the cervical muscles, which have been shown to be effective among women with chronic neck pain and disability...
  67. doi request reprint Self-reported 12-month overuse injury history in youth basketball and floorball
    M Leppanen
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 48:626. 2014
    ..The popularity of organized sports, especially team sports is growing among youth. High training volume and intensity at early age may predispose young athletes to overuse injuries...
  68. doi request reprint Relationship between frontal plane knee angle and subjective assessment of knee control during a single-leg squat
    A Raisanen
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 48:653. 2014
    ..Knee valgus angles have been identified as important predictors of ACL injury risk. To screen for athletes with poor dynamic knee stability simple field tests are needed...
  69. ncbi request reprint Self-guided brisk walking training with or without poles: a randomized-controlled trial in middle-aged women
    K Kukkonen-Harjula
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:316-23. 2007
    ..In conclusion, both training modes improved similarly health-enhancing physical fitness, and they were feasible and safe...
  70. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced bronchospasm among healthy elite cross country skiers and non-athletic students
    H Pohjantähti
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 15:324-8. 2005
    ..Even a mild asthma decreases minute ventilation and maximal performance of winter sport athletes. Therefore, skiers with long-term respiratory symptoms or decreased performance should be studied for EIA and treated adequately...
  71. ncbi request reprint Injury-related deaths among Finnish children, 1971-2001
    Jari Parkkari
    JAMA 289:702-3. 2003
  72. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic fractures of the distal humerus in elderly women
    Mika Palvanen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Ann Intern Med 139:W-W61. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Hip protectors for preventing hip fracture
    Pekka Kannus
    JAMA 298:454-5. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sports injuries: systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Sari Aaltonen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Arch Intern Med 167:1585-92. 2007
    ..A decreased risk of sports injuries was associated with the use of insoles, external joint supports, and multi-intervention training programs. More high-quality randomized controlled trials in different sports and populations are needed...
  75. ncbi request reprint Doping use among tertiary education students in six developed countries
    Fotios C Papadopoulos
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Goudi, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:307-13. 2006
    ..There was evidence that high-risk behaviour and supplement use increased the risk of doping...
  76. ncbi request reprint Sports career-related musculoskeletal injuries: long-term health effects on former athletes
    Urho Kujala
    Unit for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Helsinki, and ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Sports Med 33:869-75. 2003
    ..This article attempts to characterise this problem; however, more detailed studies are needed, particularly because the training regimens of the athletes seem to be increasingly demanding...
  77. ncbi request reprint Osteoporotic pelvic fractures in elderly women
    Pekka Kannus
    Osteoporos Int 16:1304-5. 2005