Annemarie Koster

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sedentary activity associated with metabolic syndrome independent of physical activity
    Andrea Bankoski
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:497-503. 2011
  2. pmc Joint associations of adiposity and physical activity with mortality: the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1344-51. 2009
  3. pmc The combined relations of adiposity and smoking on mortality
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1206-12. 2008
  4. pmc Late-life depressed mood and weight change contribute to the risk of each other
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:236-44. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Waist circumference and mortality
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1465-75. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Joint effects of adiposity and physical activity on incident mobility limitation in older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:636-43. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology Section, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3122-32. 2007
  8. pmc Association between fitness and changes in body composition and muscle strength
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Ave, 3C309, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:219-26. 2010
  9. pmc Body fat distribution and inflammation among obese older adults with and without metabolic syndrome
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2354-61. 2010
  10. pmc Unhealthy lifestyles do not mediate the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident depressive symptoms: the Health ABC study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:664-74. 2013

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Publications31

  1. pmc Sedentary activity associated with metabolic syndrome independent of physical activity
    Andrea Bankoski
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:497-503. 2011
    ..This study examined the association between objectively measured sedentary activity and metabolic syndrome among older adults...
  2. pmc Joint associations of adiposity and physical activity with mortality: the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1344-51. 2009
    ..High physical activity attenuated but did not eliminate the increased mortality risk associated with obesity. Preventing weight gain and promoting physical activity in older persons may lower mortality risk...
  3. pmc The combined relations of adiposity and smoking on mortality
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1206-12. 2008
    ..Smoking cessation is associated with increased body weight and a substantial increase in waist circumference. How this affects mortality risk is unknown...
  4. pmc Late-life depressed mood and weight change contribute to the risk of each other
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:236-44. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Waist circumference and mortality
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1465-75. 2008
    ..36). The finding that persons with a normal BMI but a large waist circumference had a higher mortality risk in this study suggests that increased waist circumference should be considered a risk factor for mortality, in addition to BMI...
  6. doi request reprint Joint effects of adiposity and physical activity on incident mobility limitation in older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:636-43. 2008
    ..To examine joint associations of physical activity and adiposity measures (body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, percentage body fat) with incident mobility limitation...
  7. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology Section, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3122-32. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between incident mobility limitation and 4 lifestyle factors: smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, and diet in well-functioning obese (n = 667) and non-obese (n = 2027) older adults...
  8. pmc Association between fitness and changes in body composition and muscle strength
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Ave, 3C309, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:219-26. 2010
    ..To examine the association between physical fitness, assessed according to ability and time to complete a 400-m walk, on changes in body composition and muscle strength over a 7-year period...
  9. pmc Body fat distribution and inflammation among obese older adults with and without metabolic syndrome
    Annemarie Koster
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2354-61. 2010
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  10. pmc Unhealthy lifestyles do not mediate the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident depressive symptoms: the Health ABC study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:664-74. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in incident depression in older adults: the role of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:619-27. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:284-90. 2006
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  13. pmc Joint association of obesity and metabolic syndrome with incident mobility limitation in older men and women--results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Sari Stenholm
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 3001 South Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:84-92. 2010
    ..Although both obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) are known risk factors for decline in physical function, the joint association of obesity and metabolic alterations with risk of incident mobility limitation is unknown...
  14. pmc Explanations of socioeconomic differences in changes in physical function in older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:244. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Is there a biomedical explanation for socioeconomic differences in incident mobility limitation?
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1022-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and incident mobility limitation in well-functioning older adults, and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  16. pmc Does the amount of fat mass predict age-related loss of lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality in older adults?
    Annemarie Koster
    National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:888-95. 2011
    ..We therefore examined the association of baseline total body fat with changes in leg lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality over 7 years of follow-up and whether this link was explained by adipocytokines and insulin resistance...
  17. doi request reprint Employment and physical activity in the U.S
    Dane R Van Domelen
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:136-45. 2011
    ..S. and worldwide. Time at work represents a major portion of the day for employed people...
  18. pmc Inflammation and race and gender differences in computerized tomography-measured adipose depots
    Lydia E Beasley
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1062-9. 2009
    ..Despite the previously established differences in abdominal fat distribution across gender and race, visceral fat remained a significant predictor of inflammatory marker concentration across all four subgroups examined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 15:564-71. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and cognitive decline in a community-based cohort of well-functioning older adults and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in explaining socio-economic differences in mobility decline in a chronically ill population: results from the GLOBE study
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:123-32. 2005
    ..Our findings will not give us new tools for prevention and intervention strategies in order to reduce physical disability and particularly the SES differences therein...
  21. pmc Association of sedentary time with mortality independent of moderate to vigorous physical activity
    Annemarie Koster
    National Institute on Aging, Intramural Research Program, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37696. 2012
    ..The objective our study was to examine the association between objectively measured sedentary time and all-cause mortality...
  22. pmc Associations between body composition and gait-speed decline: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Kristen M Beavers
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:552-60. 2013
    ..In older adults, every 0.1-m/s slower gait speed is associated with a 12% higher mortality. However, little research has identified risk factors for gait-speed decline...
  23. pmc Waist circumference as compared with body-mass index in predicting mortality from specific causes
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Nutritional Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18582. 2011
    ..Whether waist circumference provides clinically meaningful information not delivered by body-mass index regarding prediction of cause-specific death is uncertain...
  24. pmc Adipocytokines and the metabolic syndrome among older persons with and without obesity: the InCHIANTI study
    Sari Stenholm
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, 3001 S Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:55-65. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to: (1) examine the role of adipocytokines in the association between obesity and the MetS and (2) to determine whether the association is different in obese and non-obese persons...
  25. pmc Adipose tissue density, a novel biomarker predicting mortality risk in older adults
    Rachel A Murphy
    Laboratory of Population Science, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Ave, 3C 309 Bethesda, MD 20814
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:109-17. 2014
    ..We evaluated relationships between abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) density, mortality, biomarkers, and characteristics...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in daily activity patterns with age in u.s. Men and women: national health and nutrition examination survey 2003-04 and 2005-06
    Kathryn R Martin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland Epidemiology Group, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1263-71. 2014
    ..To compare daily and hourly activity patterns according to sex and age...
  27. pmc The influence of abdominal visceral fat on inflammatory pathways and mortality risk in obstructive lung disease
    Bram van den Borst
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:516-26. 2012
    ..Although altered body composition, especially increased visceral fat (VF) mass, could be a significant contributor to low-grade systemic inflammation, this remains unexplored in COPD...
  28. pmc Associations of visceral and liver fat with the metabolic syndrome across the spectrum of obesity: the AGES-Reykjavik study
    Lauren J Kim
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1265-71. 2011
    ..Importantly, fatty liver may be a novel metabolic risk factor in overweight and obese individuals...
  29. pmc Midlife determinants associated with sedentary behavior in old age
    Julianne D van der Berg
    1Department of Social Medicine CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS 2Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DENMARK 3Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, ICELAND 4Research Center of Movement Science, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, ICELAND 5Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 6Diabetes Endocrinology and Obesity Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD 7Center for Sport and Health Sciences, Iceland University of Education, Laugarvatn, ICELAND 8University of Iceland, Reykjavik, ICELAND 9Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, ICELAND 10Department of Geriatrics, Landspitali National University Hospital, Reykjavik, ICELAND and 11Department of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht CARIM, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:1359-65. 2014
    ..Insights into associated determinants are essential to prevent sedentary behavior and limit health risks. Sedentary behavior should be viewed as a distinct health behavior; therefore, its determinants should be independently identified...
  30. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mobility decline in chronic disease groups (asthma/COPD, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, low back pain): only a minor role for disease severity and comorbidity
    Annemarie Koster
    Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:862-9. 2004
    ..It is not clear, whether the adverse course of physical functioning in persons with a low socioeconomic status can be explained by a higher prevalence of more severe disease or comorbidity in these persons...
  31. pmc Fetuin-A and incident diabetes mellitus in older persons
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    JAMA 300:182-8. 2008
    ..In prior cross-sectional studies in humans, higher fetuin-A levels were associated with insulin resistance. However, the longitudinal association of fetuin-A with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus is unknown...