A Heinonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Muscle cross-sectional area is associated with specific site of bone in prepubertal girls: a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study
    A Heinonen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Bone 29:388-92. 2001
  2. pmc Results of a 10 week community based strength and balance training programme to reduce fall risk factors: a randomised controlled trial in 65-75 year old women with osteoporosis
    N D Carter
    BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre Osteoporosis Program and Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 35:348-51. 2001
  3. pmc Ground reaction forces associated with an effective elementary school based jumping intervention
    H McKay
    Department of Family Practice and Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 39:10-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized school-based jumping intervention confers site and maturity-specific benefits on bone structural properties in girls: a hip structural analysis study
    M A Petit
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 17:363-72. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Former exercisers of an 18-month intervention display residual aBMD benefits compared with control women 3.5 years post-intervention: a follow-up of a randomized controlled high-impact trial
    S Kontulainen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 15:248-51. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A multi-component exercise regimen to prevent functional decline and bone fragility in home-dwelling elderly women: randomized, controlled trial
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 18:453-62. 2007
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting dynamic balance and quality of life in home-dwelling elderly women
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Gerontology 51:116-21. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Load-specific differences in the structure of femoral neck and tibia between world-class moguls skiers and slalom skiers
    R Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:145-53. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate and exercise on bone and physical performance of postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    K Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 33:132-43. 2003

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Muscle cross-sectional area is associated with specific site of bone in prepubertal girls: a quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study
    A Heinonen
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Bone 29:388-92. 2001
    ..This relationship was present in a regional, site-specific fashion...
  2. pmc Results of a 10 week community based strength and balance training programme to reduce fall risk factors: a randomised controlled trial in 65-75 year old women with osteoporosis
    N D Carter
    BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre Osteoporosis Program and Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 35:348-51. 2001
    ..However, trends toward improvement in key independent risk factors for falling suggest that a study with greater power may show that these variables can be improved to a level that reaches statistical significance...
  3. pmc Ground reaction forces associated with an effective elementary school based jumping intervention
    H McKay
    Department of Family Practice and Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 39:10-4. 2005
    ..Ground reaction forces (GRFs) may provide a surrogate measure for the strain experienced by bone on landing and at take off. However, there appear to be no paediatric studies that assess GRFs across a variety of loading activities...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized school-based jumping intervention confers site and maturity-specific benefits on bone structural properties in girls: a hip structural analysis study
    M A Petit
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 17:363-72. 2002
    ..0%, p = 0.04), but not at the IT region. There were no differences at the primarily cortical FS. These data provide insight into geometric changes that underpin exercise-associated gain in bone strength in early-pubertal girls...
  5. ncbi request reprint Former exercisers of an 18-month intervention display residual aBMD benefits compared with control women 3.5 years post-intervention: a follow-up of a randomized controlled high-impact trial
    S Kontulainen
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 15:248-51. 2004
    ..In contrast, the exercise-induced improvements in the neuromuscular performance vanished during the post intervention follow-up. These findings suggest the possibility of long-term bone benefits of high-impact training in women...
  6. ncbi request reprint A multi-component exercise regimen to prevent functional decline and bone fragility in home-dwelling elderly women: randomized, controlled trial
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 18:453-62. 2007
    ..The finding supports the idea that it is possible to maintain good physical functioning by multi-component exercise program and thus postpone the age-related functional problems...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting dynamic balance and quality of life in home-dwelling elderly women
    S Karinkanta
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Gerontology 51:116-21. 2005
    ..Proper balance seems to be a critical factor in terms of fall prevention among the elderly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Load-specific differences in the structure of femoral neck and tibia between world-class moguls skiers and slalom skiers
    R Nikander
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:145-53. 2008
    ..A specific finding was the thick anterior cortex of the femoral neck among the slalom skiers. Apparently, the predominant loading type had modulated the site-specific skeletal response to physical exertion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of alendronate and exercise on bone and physical performance of postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial
    K Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 33:132-43. 2003
    ..Together alendronate and exercise may effectively decrease the risk of osteoporotic fractures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations of hormone replacement therapy with bone structure and physical performance among postmenopausal women
    K Uusi-Rasi
    UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN 33501 Tampere, Finland
    Bone 32:704-10. 2003
    ..HRT may offer protection against bone loss and maintain bone strength, although its ability to improve physical performance is not evident...
  12. ncbi request reprint Site-specific skeletal response to long-term weight training seems to be attributable to principal loading modality: a pQCT study of female weightlifters
    A Heinonen
    Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Calcif Tissue Int 70:469-74. 2002
    ..g., distal femur), a denser trabecular structure (more load-carrying area) may be sufficient and any substantial enlargement in bone size may not be necessary...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impaired geometric properties of tibia in older women with hip fracture history
    T Mikkola
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, Viveca, 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 18:1083-90. 2007
    ..5 years earlier. Both tibial mineral mass and geometry were found to be reduced in the fractured leg...
  14. ncbi request reprint Good maintenance of exercise-induced bone gain with decreased training of female tennis and squash players: a prospective 5-year follow-up study of young and old starters and controls
    S Kontulainen
    The Bone Research Group, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 16:195-201. 2001
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  15. doi request reprint Flexible multibody simulation approach in the analysis of tibial strain during walking
    R Al Nazer
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
    J Biomech 41:1036-43. 2008
    ..In conclusion, the non-invasive flexible multibody simulation approach may be used as a surrogate for experimental bone strain measurements and thus be of use in detailed strain estimations of bones in different applications...