Katja Pahkala

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity of 13-year-old adolescents
    K Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:324-30. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Association of fitness with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 132:e77-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ideal cardiovascular health in adolescence: effect of lifestyle intervention and association with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity (the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children [STRIP] study)
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 127:2088-96. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Association of physical activity with vascular endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 124:1956-63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Clustered metabolic risk and leisure-time physical activity in adolescents: effect of dose?
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, Turku, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 46:131-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Parental and childhood overweight in sedentary and active adolescents
    K Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, and Department of Child and Adolescent Health Care Policlinic, Turku City Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:74-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial function and leisure-time physical activity in adolescents
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 118:2353-9. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index, fitness and physical activity from childhood through adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 47:71-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Left ventricular mass and geometry in adolescence: early childhood determinants
    Hanna Hietalampi
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 60:1266-72. 2012
  10. pmc Childhood lifestyle and clinical determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Princeton Follow-Up Study
    Tomi T Laitinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 169:126-32. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Leisure-time physical activity of 13-year-old adolescents
    K Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 17:324-30. 2007
    ..Sedentary adolescents, especially girls, should therefore be put into focus for active efforts to increase their leisure-time physical activity. Parental models may be important...
  2. doi request reprint Association of fitness with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 132:e77-84. 2013
    ..Data on the effect of cardiorespiratory fitness on these measures of vascular health in adolescence are scarce. The aim was to examine the association of fitness with aortic and carotid artery IMT and elasticity in adolescents...
  3. doi request reprint Ideal cardiovascular health in adolescence: effect of lifestyle intervention and association with vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity (the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children [STRIP] study)
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 127:2088-96. 2013
    ..Additionally, we investigated the association between the concept and vascular intima-media thickness and elasticity in adolescence...
  4. doi request reprint Association of physical activity with vascular endothelial function and intima-media thickness
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Circulation 124:1956-63. 2011
    ..We investigated prospectively the association of leisure-time physical activity with endothelial function (brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation; FMD) and aortic IMT in adolescents...
  5. doi request reprint Clustered metabolic risk and leisure-time physical activity in adolescents: effect of dose?
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, Turku, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 46:131-7. 2012
    ..The authors also studied whether screen time was associated with clustered risk...
  6. doi request reprint Parental and childhood overweight in sedentary and active adolescents
    K Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, and Department of Child and Adolescent Health Care Policlinic, Turku City Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:74-82. 2010
    ..Overweight mothers more often have Sedentary daughters than normal-weight mothers. A healthy lifestyle right from early childhood requires active support...
  7. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial function and leisure-time physical activity in adolescents
    Katja Pahkala
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 118:2353-9. 2008
    ..Exercise training improves endothelial function in high-risk adolescents, but the influence of habitual leisure-time physical activity on endothelial function in healthy adolescents is unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Body mass index, fitness and physical activity from childhood through adolescence
    Katja Pahkala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 47:71-7. 2013
    ..Obesity, sedentary lifestyle and poor cardiorespiratory fitness in childhood may increase the risk of health problems later in life...
  9. doi request reprint Left ventricular mass and geometry in adolescence: early childhood determinants
    Hanna Hietalampi
    University of Turku, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    Hypertension 60:1266-72. 2012
    ..0003), were associated with higher body mass index. Our results indicate that birth weight has a long-lasting impact on LVM and normal body weight is beneficial for cardiac structure in adolescents...
  10. pmc Childhood lifestyle and clinical determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Princeton Follow-Up Study
    Tomi T Laitinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 169:126-32. 2013
    ..Our aim was thus to comprehensively explore childhood determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health in population based cohorts from three continents...
  11. doi request reprint FTO genotype is associated with body mass index after the age of seven years but not with energy intake or leisure-time physical activity
    Maarit Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:1281-7. 2009
    ..A common variant in the FTO gene, rs9939609, associates with body mass index (BMI) in adults and in children aged 7 yr or older...
  12. doi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, serum lipids and apolipoprotein E phenotype show association in children
    Soile Ruottinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1667-73. 2009
    ..To study the association between carbohydrate intake and serum lipids in children, and influence of apolipoprotein E phenotype (apoE) on the association...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of repeated dietary counseling on serum lipoproteins from infancy to adulthood
    Harri Niinikoski
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 129:e704-13. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the influences of repeated low saturated fat dietary counseling on dietary intakes and lipoprotein measures from infancy to adulthood...
  14. doi request reprint Television viewing and fatty liver in early midlife. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Harri Helajärvi
    a Paavo Nurmi Centre, Department of Health and Physical Activity, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Ann Med 47:519-26. 2015
    ..We investigated the relationship of television (TV) viewing time with serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and Fatty Liver Index (FLI), and ultrasonographically assessed liver fat...
  15. pmc Childhood nutrition in predicting metabolic syndrome in adults: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Paula Jääskeläinen
    University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Diabetes Care 35:1937-43. 2012
    ..Our aim was to study the associations of childhood lifestyle factors (the frequency of consumption of vegetables, fruit, fish, and meat, butter use on bread, and physical activity) with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adulthood...
  16. doi request reprint East-west differences and migration in Finland: Association with cardiometabolic risk markers and IMT. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Lauri Vähämurto
    Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 44:402-10. 2016
    ..We examined the association of place of residence (east-west) and specifically migration with cardiometabolic risk markers and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT)...
  17. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome from adolescence to early adulthood: effect of infancy-onset dietary counseling of low saturated fat: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP)
    Mari Nupponen
    From the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Turku, Finland M N, K P, M J, C G M, M S, O S, O T R Paavo Nurmi Centre, Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Health and Physical Activity, Turku, Finland K P Department of Medicine, University of Turku and Division of Medicine, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland M J, T R, J S A V Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia M J Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia C G M Departments of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine H N, O S and Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine O T R, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, Turku, Finland A J and Institute for Health and Welfare, Turku, Finland A J
    Circulation 131:605-13. 2015
    ..Our aim was to establish the relationship between an infancy-onset dietary intervention and risk of having MetS between 15 and 20 years of age...
  18. doi request reprint Distensibility of the aorta and carotid artery and left ventricular mass from childhood to early adulthood
    Hanna Mikola
    From the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine H M, K P, P S, O S, M J, O T R, Paavo Nurmi Centre, Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Health and Physical Activity K P, Department of Medicine T R, J S A V, and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine OT R, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Division of Medicine T R, J S A V, M J, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine OT R, and Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine H N, O S, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland and Department of Paediatrics, Children s Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland E J
    Hypertension 65:146-52. 2015
    ..The longitudinal progression of aortic and carotid distensibility was related with changes in left ventricular mass...
  19. doi request reprint Growth patterns and obesity development in overweight or normal-weight 13-year-old adolescents: the STRIP study
    Hanna Lagström
    Turku Institute for Child and Youth Research, Turku, Finland
    Pediatrics 122:e876-83. 2008
    ..Our goal was to study childhood growth patterns and development of overweight in children who were overweight or normal weight at 13 years of age...
  20. doi request reprint Cognitive performance in young adulthood and midlife: Relations with age, sex, and education-The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Suvi P Rovio
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku
    Neuropsychology 30:532-42. 2016
    ..We investigated associations between age, sex, education, and cognitive performance in young or middle-aged adults and evaluated data reduction methods to optimally capture cognitive performance in our population-based data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood Socioeconomic Status in Predicting Metabolic Syndrome and Glucose Abnormalities in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Elina Puolakka
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Diabetes Care 39:2311-2317. 2016
    ..We prospectively examined whether family socioeconomic status (SES) in childhood is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS), impaired fasting glucose (IFG), or type 2 diabetes in adulthood...
  22. doi request reprint Ideal cardiovascular health in childhood-Longitudinal associations with cardiac structure and function: The Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP) and the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study (YFS)
    Tomi T Laitinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Paavo Nurmi Centre, Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Physical Activity and Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol . 2016
    ..However, association of the ideal CVH in childhood with current and future cardiac structure and function has not been studied...
  23. doi request reprint Lifetime measures of ideal cardiovascular health and their association with subclinical atherosclerosis: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tomi T Laitinen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 185:186-91. 2015
    ..Associations between repeated measures of ICH across the life-course with outcomes of subclinical atherosclerosis in adult life have not been reported...
  24. doi request reprint Association of Adiponectin with Adolescent Cardiovascular Health in a Dietary Intervention Study
    Johanna M Jaakkola
    Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Electronic address
    J Pediatr 167:353-60.e1. 2015
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  25. doi request reprint Childhood 25-OH vitamin D levels and carotid intima-media thickness in adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Markus Juonala
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine M J, A V, K P, C G M, O T R and the Departments of Medicine M J, J S A V, University of Turku, 20520 Turku, Finland Division of Medicine M J, J S A V and Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine O T R, Turku University Hospital, 20520 Turku, Finland Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Royal Children s Hospital M J, D B, M A S, 3052 Parkville, Victoria, Australia Paavo Nurmi Centre, Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Physical Activity and Health K P, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, 20520 Turku, Finland Department of Food and Environmental Sciences V M and Hospital for Children and Adolescents E J, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland Departments of Clinical Physiology M K and Pediatrics N H K, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, 33520 Tampere, Finland National Institute of Health and Welfare, Department of Chronic Disease Prevention A J, J M, B M L, 20720 Turku, Finland Department of Paediatrics D B, M A S, University of Melbourne, Department of Internal Medicine
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100:1469-76. 2015
    ..Low vitamin D levels in adulthood have been associated with cardiovascular disease...
  26. pmc Exploring causality between TV viewing and weight change in young and middle-aged adults. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Harri Helajärvi
    Paavo Nurmi Centre, Dpts of Physiology and Health and Physical Activity, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e101860. 2014
    ..Television viewing time (TV time) is associated with increased weight and obesity, but it is unclear whether this relation is causal...
  27. pmc Association of physical activity in childhood and early adulthood with carotid artery elasticity 21 years later: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study
    Kristiina S Pälve
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000594. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the long-term effects of physical activity in children and young adults on carotid artery elasticity after 21 years of follow-up...
  28. pmc Ideal cardiovascular health in young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium
    Mervi Oikonen
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000244. 2013
    ..We studied the prevalence of ideal CV health and its associations with ultrasonographically measured carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) cross-sectionally in 5 international populations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low-saturated fat dietary counseling starting in infancy improves insulin sensitivity in 9-year-old healthy children: the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project for Children (STRIP) study
    Tuuli Kaitosaari
    Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 10, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Diabetes Care 29:781-5. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of infancy onset biannually given dietary counseling on markers of insulin resistance in healthy 9-year-old children...
  30. doi request reprint Ideal cardiovascular health in childhood and cardiometabolic outcomes in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Tomi T Laitinen
    BM, Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 125:1971-8. 2012
    ..The applicability of this concept to a cohort of children and its relationship with cardiometabolic outcomes in adulthood has not been reported...
  31. doi request reprint Interactions between genetic variants and dietary lipid composition: effects on circulating LDL cholesterol in children
    Ari V Ahola-Olli
    From the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland AVA O, NP, MKO, VM, KP, and TR the Department of Food and Environmental Sciences VM and the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland FIMM JK, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland the Department of Clinical Chemistry, Fimlab Laboratories, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland TL the Department of Clinical Physiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland MK Paavo Nurmi Centre, Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit, Department of Physical Activity and Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland KP the Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland HN and OS Computational Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland AJK, PS, and MA K NMR Metabolomics Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland PS and MA K Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 100:1569-77. 2014
    ..Interindividual differences in response to diet exist, but the underlying genetic factors remain largely unknown...
  32. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle counselling reduces the clustering of overweight-related cardiometabolic risk factors in adolescents
    M Hakanen
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:888-95. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal trends in consumption of vegetables and fruit in Finnish children in an atherosclerosis prevention study (STRIP)
    S Talvia
    The Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:172-80. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint High lipoprotein(a) concentrations are associated with impaired endothelial function in children
    Jouni Lapinleimu
    Department of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Research Center of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Division of Medicine, TYKS Salo Hospital, Salo, Finland
    J Pediatr 166:947-52.e1-2. 2015
    ..To examine the association between familial high lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), concentrations and endothelial function in children participating in the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project study...
  35. ncbi request reprint Depressive disorder as a predictor of physical disability in old age
    S L Kivela
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:290-6. 2001
    ..To determine whether the occurrence of depression predicts physical disability in older people...