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Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and cardiovascular risk factors.
- M. Juonala, C. Magnussen, +12 authors O. Raitakari
- The New England journal of medicine
- 16 November 2011
BACKGROUND Obesity in childhood is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. It is uncertain whether this risk is attenuated in persons who are overweight or obese as children but not obese as… Expand
Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome Predicts Adulthood Metabolic Syndrome, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus but Is No Better Than Body Mass Index Alone: The Bogalusa Heart Study and…
Background— The clinical utility of identifying pediatric metabolic syndrome (MetS) is controversial. This study sought to determine the status of pediatric MetS as a risk factor for adult… Expand
Socioeconomic position and the tracking of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness from childhood to adulthood.
- V. Cleland, K. Ball, C. Magnussen, Terence Dwyer, A. Venn
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 November 2009
This study examined the influence of childhood socioeconomic position (SEP) and social mobility on activity and fitness tracking from childhood into adulthood. In a prospective cohort of 2,185… Expand
Ideal Cardiovascular Health in Childhood and Cardiometabolic Outcomes in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
Background— The American Heart Association (AHA) defined a new concept, cardiovascular health, and determined metrics needed to monitor it over time as part of its 2020 Impact Goal definition. Ideal… Expand
Tracking of serum lipid levels, blood pressure, and body mass index from childhood to adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.
OBJECTIVES To examine tracking and predictiveness of childhood lipid levels, blood pressure, and body mass index for risk profile in adulthood and the best age to measure the childhood risk factor… Expand
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, T. Laitinen, +18 authors O. Raitakari
- Journal of the American Heart Association
- 1 June 2013
Background Goals for cardiovascular (CV) disease prevention were set by the American Heart Association in 2010 for the concept of CV health. Ideal CV health is defined by 7 CV health metrics: blood… Expand
Childhood Physical, Environmental, and Genetic Predictors of Adult Hypertension: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
Background— Hypertension is a major modifiable cardiovascular risk factor. The present longitudinal study aimed to examine the best combination of childhood physical and environmental factors to… Expand
High-throughput quantification of circulating metabolites improves prediction of subclinical atherosclerosis.
AIMS High-throughput metabolite quantification holds promise for cardiovascular risk assessment. Here, we evaluated whether metabolite quantification by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) improves… Expand
Adolescence risk factors are predictive of coronary artery calcification at middle age: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study.
- Olli Hartiala, C. Magnussen, +13 authors O. Raitakari
- Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- 9 October 2012
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine the roles of adolescence risk factors in predicting coronary artery calcium (CAC). BACKGROUND Elevated coronary heart disease risk factor levels… Expand
Workplace Physical Activity Interventions: A Systematic Review
- Q. To, T. T. Chen, C. Magnussen, K. To
- American journal of health promotion : AJHP
- 1 July 2013
Objective. To assess the effectiveness of workplace interventions in improving physical activity. Data Source. EBSCO research database (and all subdatabases). Study Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria.… Expand