Nina Emaus

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Affiliation: University of Troms
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density measures in longitudinal studies: the choice of phantom is crucial for quality assessment. The Tromsø study, a population-based study
    Nina Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Osteoporos Int 16:1597-603. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Bone mineral density at the hip in Norwegian women and men--prevalence of osteoporosis depends on chosen references: the Tromsø Study
    Nina Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromso, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:321-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 45-84 years: the Tromso Study, a population-based study
    N Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:441-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 25-44 years: the Tromsø study: a population-based study
    N Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 162:633-43. 2005
  5. pmc Important risk factors and attributable risk of vertebral fractures in the population-based Tromsø study
    Svanhild Waterloo
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:163. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoprotegerin is associated with hip fracture incidence: the Tromso Study
    Lone Jørgensen
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1033-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity and risk of non-vertebral fracture in men and women aged 55 years and older: the Tromsø Study
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:463-71. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Tracking of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels during 14 years in a population-based study and during 12 months in an intervention study
    Rolf Jorde
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 171:903-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Progressively increasing fracture risk with advancing age after initial incident fragility fracture: the Tromsø study
    Luai Awad Ahmed
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2214-21. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Serum level of under-carboxylated osteocalcin and bone mineral density in early menopausal Norwegian women
    Nina Emaus
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Nutr 52:49-55. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density measures in longitudinal studies: the choice of phantom is crucial for quality assessment. The Tromsø study, a population-based study
    Nina Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Osteoporos Int 16:1597-603. 2005
    ..Quality control of BMD measurements in longitudinal studies should be performed with anthropomorphic calcium-hydroxyapatite phantoms in order to detect possible differences between the participating densitometers' measurement levels...
  2. doi request reprint Bone mineral density at the hip in Norwegian women and men--prevalence of osteoporosis depends on chosen references: the Tromsø Study
    Nina Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromso, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:321-8. 2009
    ..Although BMD only partly explains fracture risk, future studies should evaluate which calculations give optimal fracture prediction...
  3. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 45-84 years: the Tromso Study, a population-based study
    N Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:441-9. 2006
    ..Although the study population live above the polar circle, the rate of bone loss was not higher at the distal and ultradistal forearm sites compared with that of other cohorts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 25-44 years: the Tromsø study: a population-based study
    N Emaus
    Institute of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 162:633-43. 2005
    ..This finding might represent physiologic compensation preserving bone strength. No cohort effects were observed when 1994 and 2001 measures from similar age groups were compared...
  5. pmc Important risk factors and attributable risk of vertebral fractures in the population-based Tromsø study
    Svanhild Waterloo
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:163. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the contribution of important risk factors to the variability in vertebral fracture risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoprotegerin is associated with hip fracture incidence: the Tromso Study
    Lone Jørgensen
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1033-9. 2012
    ..In this population-based study of 2740 men and 2857 post-menopausal women, it was examined whether serum OPG was associated with hip fracture incidence. The participants were followed for 15 years...
  7. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity and risk of non-vertebral fracture in men and women aged 55 years and older: the Tromsø Study
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:463-71. 2012
    ..Physical activity is associated with reduced fracture risk at weight-bearing sites, with no associations at non-weight-bearing sites, in both sexes. Habitual physical activity is an important amendable approach to prevent hip fracture...
  8. doi request reprint Tracking of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels during 14 years in a population-based study and during 12 months in an intervention study
    Rolf Jorde
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 171:903-8. 2010
    ..Tracking of serum 25(OH)D appears similar to that for blood pressure and serum lipids, and it provides some support for the use of a single 25(OH)D measurement to predict future health outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Progressively increasing fracture risk with advancing age after initial incident fragility fracture: the Tromsø study
    Luai Awad Ahmed
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Bone Miner Res 28:2214-21. 2013
    ..Any fragility fracture in the elderly reflects the need for specific osteoporosis management to reduce further fracture risk...
  10. doi request reprint Serum level of under-carboxylated osteocalcin and bone mineral density in early menopausal Norwegian women
    Nina Emaus
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Nutr 52:49-55. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between ucOC and BMD in early menopausal women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence rates in Norwegian children, The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures
    Tore Christoffersen
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Osteoporos 11:40. 2016
    ..Fracture rates correspond with other reports from Scandinavia, although with a slightly higher proportion in girls. Indications of increased vulnerability during stages of puberty require further exploration...
  12. pmc External validation of the Garvan nomograms for predicting absolute fracture risk: the Tromsø study
    Luai A Ahmed
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e107695. 2014
    ..Absolute risk estimation is a preferred approach for assessing fracture risk and treatment decision making. This study aimed to evaluate and validate the predictive performance of the Garvan Fracture Risk Calculator in a Norwegian cohort...
  13. pmc Vertebral fractures and self-perceived health in elderly women and men in a population-based cross-sectional study: the Tromsø Study 2007-08
    Svanhild Waterloo
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 13:102. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between prevalent vertebral fractures and back pain, neck pain, and HRQL in elderly women and men, and to study possible gender differences in the reported pain and HRQL...
  14. pmc Cross-sectional associations between prevalent vertebral fracture and pulmonary function in the sixth Tromsø study
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 13:116. 2013
    ..The aim of this cross-sectional study was therefore to examine the relationship between vertebral fracture and pulmonary function in a general, elderly population...
  15. doi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal relation between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and body mass index: the Tromsø study
    Rolf Jorde
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Nutr 49:401-7. 2010
    ..The present study examines the cross-sectional and longitudinal relations between body mass index (BMI) and serum 25(OH)D, and the serum 25(OH)D response to vitamin D supplementation in relation to BMI...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of smoking on the serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D depends on the assay employed
    Guri Grimnes
    Medical Clinic, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:339-48. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint The relationship between serum TSH and bone mineral density in men and postmenopausal women: the Tromsø study
    Guri Grimnes
    Medical Department B, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Thyroid 18:1147-55. 2008
    ..We wanted to explore the relationship between serum TSH and bone mineral density (BMD) in a healthy population...
  18. pmc Leisure time computer use and adolescent bone health--findings from the Tromsø Study, Fit Futures: a cross-sectional study
    Anne Winther
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway Division of Rehabilitation Services, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMJ Open 5:e006665. 2015
    ..This study explored the associations between self-reported screen time at weekends and bone mineral density (BMD)...
  19. doi request reprint Tracking of leisure time physical activity during 28 yr in adults: the Tromsø study
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, and Department of Clinical Therapeutic Services, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1229-34. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine tracking of leisure time physical activity in adults in Northern Norway during three decades...
  20. doi request reprint Lifestyle impact on lifetime bone loss in women and men: the Tromsø Study
    Tom Wilsgaard
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 169:877-86. 2009
    ..A lifestyle including nonsmoking, a high physical activity level, and a high body weight reduces bone loss and fracture risk in both sexes, with increasing effect from peak bone mass to old age...
  21. doi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are strongly related to systolic blood pressure but do not predict future hypertension
    Rolf Jorde
    Institutes of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Hypertension 55:792-8. 2010
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  22. pmc Prevalence of vertebral fractures in women and men in the population-based Tromsø Study
    Svanhild Waterloo
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:3. 2012
    ..The aim of this population based study was to describe, for the first time, the age- and sex specific occurrence of osteoporotic vertebral fractures in Norway...
  23. doi request reprint Leisure time physical activity in adulthood is positively associated with bone mineral density 22 years later. The Tromsø study
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:325-31. 2010
    ..01). This study suggests that leisure time physical activity in adulthood is associated with higher aBMD and reduced risk of osteoporosis later in life...
  24. doi request reprint The gender- and age-specific 10-year and lifetime absolute fracture risk in Tromsø, Norway
    Luai A Ahmed
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:441-8. 2009
    ..The estimated gender- and age-specific 10-year and lifetime absolute fracture risk were higher in Tromsø than in other populations. The high lifetime fracture risk reflects the increased burden of fractures in this cohort...
  25. pmc Secular trends and correlates of physical activity: The Tromsø Study 1979-2008
    Bente Morseth
    Department of Community Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Public Health 16:1215. 2016
    ..The aim was to describe secular trends in leisure time physical activity (LTPA) and work related physical activity (WPA) from 1979 to 2008. Additionally, we explored potential cross-sectional and longitudinal correlates of LTPA and WPA...
  26. ncbi request reprint Circulating sex steroids, sex hormone-binding globulin, and longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in postmenopausal women and men: the Tromsø study
    Ashild Bjørnerem
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Calcif Tissue Int 81:65-72. 2007
    ..We therefore conclude that the relations between sex steroids and bone loss are weak and measurements of sex steroids are unlikely to assist in clinical decision making...
  27. pmc Musculoskeletal Complaints (Pain and/or Stiffness) and Their Impact on Mortality in the General Population. The Tromsø Study
    Ole Fredrik Andorsen
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 11:e0164341. 2016
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate whether MSCs reported at baseline influence all-cause and cause-specific mortality during 21 years follow-up of a general Northern Norwegian adult population...
  28. doi request reprint The Tromsø Study: Fit Futures: a study of Norwegian adolescents' lifestyle and bone health
    Anne Winther
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, 9037, Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Osteoporos 9:185. 2014
    ..Compared with international reference ranges, BMD levels appear higher and physical activity levels are positively associated with BMD...
  29. doi request reprint Methodological challenges in hip fracture registration: the Harstad Injury Registry
    Nina Emaus
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 18:135-42. 2011
    ..Well-functioning patient administrative systems may be used to study numbers of hip fractures...
  30. pmc Ageing and mental health: changes in self-reported health due to physical illness and mental health status with consecutive cross-sectional analyses
    Geir Fagerjord Lorem
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMJ Open 7:e013629. 2017
    ..The hypothesis is that ageing and/or the increased age-related burden of pathology explains the declining SRH...
  31. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and lifestyle risk factors in a Norwegian adolescent population
    Johanna Oberg
    Tromsø Endocrine Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 42:593-602. 2014
    ..The aim was to study vitamin D status in a healthy adolescent Norwegian population at 69°N...
  32. doi request reprint Impacts of body mass index, physical activity, and smoking on femoral bone loss: the Tromsø study
    Nina Emaus
    Department of Health and Care Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    J Bone Miner Res 29:2080-9. 2014
    ..In the prevention of osteoporosis and fracture risk, the effect of combined lifestyles through adult life should be highlighted. © 2014 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. ..
  33. pmc Intertester reliability of shoulder complaints diagnoses in primary health care
    Benny Storheil
    a Department of Health and Care Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 34:224-31. 2016
    ..Shoulder complaints are frequently encountered in general practice, but precise diagnosing is challenging. This study investigated agreement of shoulder complaints diagnoses between clinicians in a primary health care setting...
  34. pmc Health Impact Index. Development and Validation of a Method for Classifying Comorbid Disease Measured against Self-Reported Health
    Geir Fagerjord Lorem
    Department of Caring and Health Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148830. 2016
    ..We conclude that HII should be used when SRH is not available, and well-being or quality of survival/life is the outcome of interest. ..
  35. pmc High prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal complaints among women in a Norwegian general population: the Tromsø study
    Ole Fredrik Andorsen
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:506. 2014
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence and severity of MSCs in the adult general population of Northern Norway, and to study associations between MSCs and various demographic and lifestyle variables...
  36. doi request reprint Physicians become acupuncture patients--not acupuncturists
    Ingunn Agnete Ytrehus
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    J Altern Complement Med 16:449-55. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate changes in personal and professional use of acupuncture among physicians in Norway between 1994 and 2004...
  37. doi request reprint The association between serum parathyroid hormone and bone mineral density, and the impact of smoking: the Tromso Study
    Monica Sneve
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:401-9. 2008
    ..To explore the relation between serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) and bone mineral density (BMD), adjusted for lifestyle factors including smoking...
  38. doi request reprint Weight change over three decades and the risk of osteoporosis in men: the Norwegian Epidemiological Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS)
    Haakon E Meyer
    Section for Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:454-60. 2008
    ..In this cohort of middle-aged men, low baseline BMI and weight loss during the following three decades were both strongly and negatively related to total hip BMD...
  39. ncbi request reprint In vivo and in vitro comparison of densitometers in the NOREPOS study
    Tone K Omsland
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Densitom 11:276-82. 2008
    ..However, when assessing agreement between different types of scanners, substitution of in vivo with in vitro measurements should be made with caution...