T Rantanen

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in muscle strength in disabled older women
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:B355-61. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Grip strength changes over 27 yr in Japanese-American men
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Appl Physiol 85:2047-53. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Coimpairments: strength and balance as predictors of severe walking disability
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M172-6. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Midlife hand grip strength as a predictor of old age disability
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    JAMA 281:558-60. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and body mass index as long-term predictors of mortality in initially healthy men
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M168-73. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and disability in older women: independent association with difficulty but not inability to perform daily activities
    S G Leveille
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M487-93. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Severity of upper and lower extremity functional limitation: scale development and validation with self-report and performance-based measures of physical function. WHAS Research Group. Women's Health and Aging Study
    E M Simonsick
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S10-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance in nondisabled older persons as a predictor of subsequent hospitalization
    B W Penninx
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M691-7. 2000
  9. pmc The effect of obesity combined with low muscle strength on decline in mobility in older persons: results from the InCHIANTI study
    S Stenholm
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:635-44. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Coimpairments as predictors of severe walking disability in older women
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:21-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in muscle strength in disabled older women
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:B355-61. 1998
    ..Physical activity and exercise programs may be feasible ways to prevent worsening of disability in blacks and whites...
  2. ncbi request reprint Grip strength changes over 27 yr in Japanese-American men
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Appl Physiol 85:2047-53. 1998
    ..In old age, maintenance of optimal body mass may help prevent steep strength decrease and poor absolute strength...
  3. ncbi request reprint Coimpairments: strength and balance as predictors of severe walking disability
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M172-6. 1999
    ..Little information is available on the joint effects of multiple impairments (coimpairments) on the risk of disability. Our aim was to study the joint effects of strength and balance impairments on severe walking disability...
  4. ncbi request reprint Midlife hand grip strength as a predictor of old age disability
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    JAMA 281:558-60. 1999
    ..Poor muscle strength, functional limitations, and disability often coexist, but whether muscle strength during midlife predicts old age functional ability is not known...
  5. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength and body mass index as long-term predictors of mortality in initially healthy men
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M168-73. 2000
    ..The aim was to assess hand grip strength as a predictor of all-cause mortality within different levels of body mass index (BMI) in initially disease-free men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and disability in older women: independent association with difficulty but not inability to perform daily activities
    S G Leveille
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M487-93. 1999
    ..This study examines the relationship between the presence and severity of low back pain and disability in older women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Severity of upper and lower extremity functional limitation: scale development and validation with self-report and performance-based measures of physical function. WHAS Research Group. Women's Health and Aging Study
    E M Simonsick
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S10-9. 2001
    ..This study reports the development and criterion-related validity of scales that quantify severity of upper and lower extremity functional limitation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance in nondisabled older persons as a predictor of subsequent hospitalization
    B W Penninx
    Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M691-7. 2000
    ..This study examines, in initially nondisabled older persons, the impact of reduced lower extremity performance on subsequent hospitalizations...
  9. pmc The effect of obesity combined with low muscle strength on decline in mobility in older persons: results from the InCHIANTI study
    S Stenholm
    Longitudinal Studies Section, Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:635-44. 2009
    ..We examined whether obese persons with low muscle strength experience significantly greater declines in walking speed and mobility than persons with only obesity or low muscle strength...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coimpairments as predictors of severe walking disability in older women
    T Rantanen
    Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry Program, National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:21-7. 2001
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