I M Vuori

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dose-response of physical activity and low back pain, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis
    I M Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S551-86; discussion 609-10. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Physical activity promotion in the health care system
    Ilkka M Vuori
    Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1446-61. 2013
  3. pmc Exercise training does not improve myocardial diastolic tissue velocities in Type 2 diabetes
    Antti Loimaala
    Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Seinajoki Central Hospital, Seinajoki, Finland
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 5:32. 2007
  4. 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
  5. pmc Physical activity policy and program development: the experience in Finland
    Ilkka Vuori
    UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Public Health Rep 119:331-45. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and physical health: musculoskeletal health and functional capabilities
    I Vuori
    Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Res Q Exerc Sport 66:276-85. 1995
  7. ncbi request reprint How to develop local physical activity promotion programmes with national support: the Finnish experience
    I Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 33:S111-9. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related fitness test battery for middle-aged adults: associations with physical activity patterns
    J H Suni
    The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 20:183-91. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Health benefits of physical activity with special reference to interaction with diet
    I M Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 4:517-28. 2001
  10. pmc Improved functional status in 16 years of follow up of middle aged and elderly men and women in north eastern Finland
    J J Malmberg
    The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:905-12. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dose-response of physical activity and low back pain, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis
    I M Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S551-86; discussion 609-10. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the evidence for causal relationships between physical activity (PA) and low back pain (LBP), osteoarthritis (OA), and osteoporosis (OP), and for dose-response relations involved...
  2. doi request reprint Physical activity promotion in the health care system
    Ilkka M Vuori
    Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1446-61. 2013
    ..This change requires credible, strong, and skillful advocacy inside the medical community and the HCS. ..
  3. pmc Exercise training does not improve myocardial diastolic tissue velocities in Type 2 diabetes
    Antti Loimaala
    Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Seinajoki Central Hospital, Seinajoki, Finland
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 5:32. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of exercise training on myocardial diastolic function in T2D patients without ischemic heart disease...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Physical activity policy and program development: the experience in Finland
    Ilkka Vuori
    UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Public Health Rep 119:331-45. 2004
    ..This finding may be an indication of the difficulty to increase physical activity in an industrialized country with already relatively high levels of physical activity even when systematic, long-term policies and measures are applied...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exercise and physical health: musculoskeletal health and functional capabilities
    I Vuori
    Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Res Q Exerc Sport 66:276-85. 1995
    ..However, several important issues regarding the effects, effectiveness, feasibility, and safety of exercise to improve various aspects of musculoskeletal health and functional capabilities need further research...
  7. ncbi request reprint How to develop local physical activity promotion programmes with national support: the Finnish experience
    I Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Patient Educ Couns 33:S111-9. 1998
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related fitness test battery for middle-aged adults: associations with physical activity patterns
    J H Suni
    The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 20:183-91. 1999
    ..Five of the nine fitness tests demonstrated plausible associations with PA patterns among adults suggesting activity-related validity. An exercise intervention study is needed to evaluate the sensitivity of the tests to fitness changes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health benefits of physical activity with special reference to interaction with diet
    I M Vuori
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 4:517-28. 2001
    ..Thus, both physical activity and nutrition have to be given strong emphasis in policies, strategies and programmes that will be developed and implemented for improving the health of Europeans...
  10. pmc Improved functional status in 16 years of follow up of middle aged and elderly men and women in north eastern Finland
    J J Malmberg
    The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:905-12. 2002
    ..To investigate age, period, and cohort effects on functional status...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The association of myeloperoxidase promoter polymorphism with carotid atherosclerosis is abolished in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Riikka Mäkelä
    Tampere University Hospital, Centre for Laboratory Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Biochem 41:532-7. 2008
    ..MPO gene has a functional promoter polymorphism -463G/A which leads to high- (GG) and low-expression (AG, AA) genotypes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations of calcium intake and physical activity with bone density and size in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a peripheral quantitative computed tomography study
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    The UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 17:544-52. 2002
    ..PA seemed to benefit particularly the weight-bearing tibia, whereas calcium intake was not associated with the tibia...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of a vibration exposure on muscular performance and body balance. Randomized cross-over study
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:145-52. 2002
    ..We have shown in this study that a single bout of whole body vibration transiently improves muscle performance of lower extremities and body balance in young healthy adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Blood leukocyte count is a risk factor for intima-media thickening and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in middle-aged men
    Antti Loimaala
    Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 188:363-9. 2006
    ..032). Leukocytes seem to have an independent role in the early arterial damage and they may reflect subclinical disease. This implies that leukocyte count is undervalued in the diagnostics and prognostics of carotid atherosclerosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impaired myocardial function in newly onset type 2 diabetes associates with arterial stiffness
    Antti Loimaala
    Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Seinajoki Central Hospital, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki, Finland
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:341-7. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of leisure time physical activity associated with risk of decline in perceived health--a 10-year follow-up of middle-aged and elderly men and women
    Jarmo Malmberg
    The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, FIN 33500 Tampere, Finland
    Prev Med 41:141-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study is to analyze the protective effect of LTPA against the risk of decline in perceived health in a cohort of 19- to 63-year-old Finnish men (n = 1205) and women (n = 1148) with good perceived health...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association of the apolipoprotein E gene promoter polymorphisms and haplotypes with serum lipid and lipoprotein concentrations
    Leena E Viiri
    Forensic Medicine, University of Tampere Medical School and Centre for Laboratory Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 179:161-7. 2005
    ..Polymorphisms of the APOE gene regulatory region are suggested to be involved in explaining variation of lipoprotein levels within the APOE epsilon2/epsilon3/epsilon4 genotypes...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exercise training improves baroreflex sensitivity in type 2 diabetes
    Antti Loimaala
    South Karelian Central Hospital, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Lappeenranta, Finland
    Diabetes 52:1837-42. 2003
    ..These beneficial effects in reflectory autonomic regulation and glucose control caused by exercise may be associated with improved prognosis of type 2 diabetes patients...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Determinants of changes in bone mass and femoral neck structure, and physical performance after menopause: a 9-year follow-up of initially peri-menopausal women
    Kirsti Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P O Box 30, 33501, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 16:616-22. 2005
    ..However, HRT had no effect on physical fitness, which is highly associated with the risk of falling, the most important cause of fractures...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute cardiovascular complications due to physical exercise in male teenagers
    Zijad Durakovic
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 28:271-6. 2004
    ..Thorough preparticipation medical examination including indicated laboratory tests and avoidance of heavy exertion at the time of respiratory infection might have helped to avoid some of the lethal events...
  26. ncbi request reprint Serum TRACP 5b is a useful marker for monitoring alendronate treatment: comparison with other markers of bone turnover
    Arja Nenonen
    Rheumatism Foundation Hospital, Heinola, and Department of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital of Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 20:1804-12. 2005
    ..TRACP 5b had higher clinical sensitivity, area under the ROC curve, and signal-to-noise ratio than the other markers...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of somatic health problems on insomnia in middle age
    Kirsti Martikainen
    Community Health Centre of the City of Tampere, Hatanpäänkatu 24, SF 33100 Tampere, Finland
    Sleep Med 4:201-6. 2003
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the impact on insomnia symptoms of somatic diseases, psychological factors, living habits and life events during the previous year...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of 8-month vertical whole body vibration on bone, muscle performance, and body balance: a randomized controlled study
    Saila Torvinen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 18:876-84. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the studied whole body vibration program had no effect on bones of young, healthy adults, but instead, increased vertical jump height. Future human studies are needed before clinical recommendations for vibration exercise...