Anne Viljanen

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on hearing in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:447-52. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Hearing acuity as a predictor of walking difficulties in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2282-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on hearing at different frequencies separately for the better and worse hearing ear in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Audiol 46:772-9. 2007
  4. pmc Hearing as a predictor of falls and postural balance in older female twins
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:312-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Fear of falling and coexisting sensory difficulties as predictors of mobility decline in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Gerontology Research Centre, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35 Viveca, Jyvaskyla, FIN 40014, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1230-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Poor vision accompanied with other sensory impairments as a predictor of falls in older women
    Jenni Kulmala
    Department of Health Sciences, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Age Ageing 38:162-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Accumulation of sensory difficulties predicts fear of falling in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health 25:776-91. 2013
  8. pmc Individual and environmental factors underlying life space of older people - study protocol and design of a cohort study on life-space mobility in old age (LISPE)
    Taina Rantanen
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P, O, Box 35, Jyvaskyla, FI 40014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:1018. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors and susceptibility to falls in older women
    Satu Pajala
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:613-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Hearing and Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
    Hannele Polku
    Gerontology Research Center, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on hearing in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:447-52. 2007
    ..5-4 kHz) and speech recognition threshold level of the better ear as well as self-reported hearing in older women...
  2. doi request reprint Hearing acuity as a predictor of walking difficulties in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2282-6. 2009
    ..To examine whether hearing acuity correlates with walking ability and whether impaired hearing at baseline predicts new self-reported walking difficulties after 3 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on hearing at different frequencies separately for the better and worse hearing ear in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Int J Audiol 46:772-9. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc Hearing as a predictor of falls and postural balance in older female twins
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:312-7. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Fear of falling and coexisting sensory difficulties as predictors of mobility decline in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Department of Health Sciences, Gerontology Research Centre, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35 Viveca, Jyvaskyla, FIN 40014, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:1230-7. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Poor vision accompanied with other sensory impairments as a predictor of falls in older women
    Jenni Kulmala
    Department of Health Sciences, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Age Ageing 38:162-7. 2009
    ..we studied visual acuity (VA) and co-existing hearing impairment and poor standing balance as predictors of falls...
  7. doi request reprint Accumulation of sensory difficulties predicts fear of falling in older women
    Anne Viljanen
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health 25:776-91. 2013
    ..To explore whether the accumulation of sensory difficulties predicts fear of falling (FOF), and whether the traits correlate with each other regardless of familial factors...
  8. pmc Individual and environmental factors underlying life space of older people - study protocol and design of a cohort study on life-space mobility in old age (LISPE)
    Taina Rantanen
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P, O, Box 35, Jyvaskyla, FI 40014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:1018. 2012
    ..In addition, examine whether a person's health and function influence life-space mobility...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors and susceptibility to falls in older women
    Satu Pajala
    Department of Health Sciences, Finnish Center for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:613-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether genetic influences account for individual differences in susceptibility to falls in older women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hearing and Quality of Life Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
    Hannele Polku
    Gerontology Research Center, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci . 2016
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceived Benefit From Hearing Aid Use and Life-Space Mobility Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
    Hannele Polku
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health . 2016
    ..To examine the association between perceived benefit from hearing aid (HA) use and life-space mobility among older adults...
  12. doi request reprint Life-space mobility and dimensions of depressive symptoms among community-dwelling older adults
    Hannele Polku
    a Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Aging Ment Health 19:781-9. 2015
    ..To examine the association between life-space mobility and different dimensions of depressive symptoms among older community-dwelling people...
  13. doi request reprint Self-reported hearing is associated with time spent out-of-home and withdrawal from leisure activities in older community-dwelling adults
    Tuija M Mikkola
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35 VIV, 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Aging Clin Exp Res 28:297-302. 2016
    ..Hearing difficulties are prevalent among older people and can lead to difficulties in social interaction. These difficulties may increase the tendency to remain at home and withdraw from leisure activities...
  14. doi request reprint Associations Between Reasons to Go Outdoors and Objectively-Measured Walking Activity in Various Life-Space Areas Among Older People
    Li Tang Tsai
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Phys Act 24:85-91. 2016
    ..Future studies on how individual trips contribute to the accumulation of steps are warranted. ..
  15. doi request reprint Mobility Limitation and Changes in Personal Goals Among Older Women
    Milla Saajanaho
    Gerontology Research Center, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 71:1-10. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate longitudinally the association of mobility limitation with changes in personal goals among older women...
  16. doi request reprint Association between physical performance and sense of autonomy in outdoor activities and life-space mobility in community-dwelling older people
    Erja Portegijs
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:615-21. 2014
    ..To study the relationship between physical performance and sense of autonomy in outdoor activities with life-space mobility-the spatial area a person purposefully moves through in daily life-in community-dwelling older people...
  17. pmc Environmental mobility barriers and walking for errands among older people who live alone vs. with others
    Li Tang Tsai
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P, O, Box 35, Jyvaskyla, FI 40014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:1054. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the association between self-reported environmental mobility barriers and amount of walking for errands among older people who live alone compared to those who live with others...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do Associations Between Perceived Environmental and Individual Characteristics and Walking Limitations Depend on Lower Extremity Performance Level?
    Ritva Sakari
    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health . 2016
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility and changes in sense of autonomy in participation outdoors among older people: a prospective two-year cohort study
    Merja Rantakokko
    a Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Aging Ment Health . 2016
    ..The aim was to study whether perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility affect changes in sense of autonomy in participation outdoors among community-dwelling older people over a two-year period...
  20. doi request reprint Changes in life-space mobility and quality of life among community-dwelling older people: a 2-year follow-up study
    Merja Rantakokko
    Department of Health Sciences, Gerontology Research Center, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Qual Life Res 25:1189-97. 2016
    ..The aim was to examine how changes in life-space mobility are associated with changes in quality of life (QOL) over a 2-year period...
  21. ncbi request reprint Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Changes in Life-Space Mobility Among Older People
    Li Tang Tsai
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 71:1466-1471. 2016
    ..Life-space mobility and physical activity correlate, but whether different intensities of objectively assessed physical activity predicts decline in life-space mobility is not known...
  22. pmc Self-reported hearing difficulties and changes in life-space mobility among community-dwelling older adults: a Two-year follow-Up study
    Hannele Polku
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, FI 40014, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    BMC Geriatr 15:121. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether self-reported hearing predicts changes in life-space mobility among older adults...
  23. doi request reprint Older women's personal goals and exercise activity: an 8-year follow-up
    Milla Saajanaho
    Gerontology Research Center, Dept of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Phys Act 22:386-92. 2014
    ..Helping older adults to set realistic exercise-related goals that are compatible with their other life goals may yield an increase in their exercise activity, but this should be evaluated in a controlled trial...
  24. doi request reprint Is frailty associated with life-space mobility and perceived autonomy in participation outdoors? A longitudinal study
    Erja Portegijs
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Age Ageing 45:550-3. 2016
    ..We studied relationships between frailty and life-space mobility and perceived autonomy in participation outdoors among community-dwelling 75-90 years old people...
  25. pmc Mobility Modification Alleviates Environmental Influence on Incident Mobility Difficulty among Community-Dwelling Older People: A Two-Year Follow-Up Study
    Merja Rantakokko
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154396. 2016
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The Association Between Transportation and Life-Space Mobility in Community-Dwelling Older People With or Without Walking Difficulties
    Anne Viljanen
    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health 28:1038-54. 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to examine whether a persons' most frequently used mode of transportation is associated with life-space mobility and whether the association differs between persons with or without walking difficulties...
  27. doi request reprint Self-Reported Hearing Status Is Associated with Lower Limb Physical Performance, Perceived Mobility, and Activities of Daily Living in Older Community-Dwelling Men and Women
    Tuija M Mikkola
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:1164-9. 2015
    ..To explore the associations between self-reported hearing problems and physical performance and self-reported difficulties in mobility and activities of daily living (ADLs) in community-dwelling older adults...
  28. doi request reprint Associations between environmental characteristics and life-space mobility in community-dwelling older people
    Merja Rantakokko
    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health 27:606-21. 2015
    ..To examine the association between perceived environmental barriers to and facilitators for outdoor mobility with life-space among older people...
  29. doi request reprint Perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility and feelings of loneliness among community-dwelling older people
    Merja Rantakokko
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:1562-8. 2014
    ..In addition, we studied whether walking difficulties and autonomy in participation outdoors affected this association...
  30. pmc Life-space mobility assessment in older people in Finland; measurement properties in winter and spring
    Erja Portegijs
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P, O, Box 35 VIV, Jyvaskyla FI 40014, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 7:323. 2014
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Association of self-reported hearing difficulty to objective and perceived participation outside the home in older community-dwelling adults
    Tuija Maria Mikkola
    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Aging Health 27:103-22. 2015
    ..To investigate whether hearing difficulty is associated with objective and perceived participation in social and leisure activities outside the home in older adults...
  32. pmc Hearing loss and use of health services: a population-based cross-sectional study among Finnish older adults
    Tuija M Mikkola
    Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, Viveca, Jyvaskyla, 40014, Finland
    BMC Geriatr 16:182. 2016
    ..This study investigated the association of hearing loss and self-reported hearing difficulty with the use of health services and unmet health care needs in older adults...
  33. doi request reprint Astigmatism among myopics and its changes from childhood to adult age: a 23-year follow-up study
    Olavi Pärssinen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Central Hospital of Central Finland, Jyvaskyla, Finland Gerontology Research Center and Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 93:276-83. 2015
    ..To study the prevalence of and changes in astigmatism from the onset of myopia at school age...
  34. doi request reprint The progression of myopia from its onset at age 8-12 to adulthood and the influence of heredity and external factors on myopic progression. A 23-year follow-up study
    Olavi Pärssinen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Central Hospital of Central Finland, Jyvaskyla, Finland Department of Health Sciences and Gerontology Research Center, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Acta Ophthalmol 92:730-9. 2014
    ..To examine myopic progression and factors connected with myopic progression...