Jenni Kulmala

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BACKGROUND Physical activity may be beneficial for cognition, but the effect may vary depending on personal characteristics. METHODS We investigated the associations between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) from mid- to late life, the risk of dementia, and the role of body mass index, sex, and APOE in the CAIDE study during 28-year follow-up.(More)
OBJECTIVES we studied visual acuity (VA) and co-existing hearing impairment and poor standing balance as predictors of falls. DESIGN prospective study with 1-year follow-up. SETTING research laboratory and residential environment. PARTICIPANTS 428 women aged 63-76 years from the Finnish Twin Study on Aging. MEASUREMENTS participants were followed up(More)
BACKGROUND high job strain increases the risk of health decline, but little is known about the specific consequences and long-term effects of job strain on old age health. OBJECTIVES purpose was to investigate whether physical and mental job strain in midlife was associated with hospital care use in old age. METHODS study population included 5,625(More)
Kalaja, Sami Fundamental movement skills, physical activity, and motivation toward Finnish school physical education: A fundamental movement skills intervention The aim of the study was to analyze changes in students' fundamental movement skills (FMS), self-reported physical activity (PA), and motivation toward PE through one academic-year PE intervention(More)
Mid-life work-related stress increases dementia risk in late-life: The CAIDE 30-year study. Access to the published version may require subscription. Figure 1. Spirochetes and AD: the pooled odds ratio of 4.45 demonstrates a statistically significant association of spirochetes with AD (p<0.05). Figure 2. Cpn and AD: the pooled odds ratio of 5.66(More)
Hynynen, Esa Heart rate variability in chronic and acute stress with special reference to nocturnal sleep and acute challenges after awakening Finnish summary Diss. The present study was designed to investigate the association between chronic and acute forms of physical and psychological stress and cardiac autonomic modulation in real-life situations. The(More)
BACKGROUND We examined prospectively the use of all-cause hospital in-patient care among public sector employees by using a 3-year pre- and post-retirement study window. METHODS A total of 5269 participants of the Finnish Longitudinal Study of Municipal Employees had retired during January 1984 and July 2000. They had register-based data on retirement(More)
Kumpulainen, Susanne Modulation of plasticity of the soleus area of the motor cortex using paired associative stimulation Paired associative stimulation (PAS) repeatedly combines single somatosensory nerve stimuli with single transcranial magnetic stimuli to induce bidirectional changes in the excitability of the cortical projections to the target muscle.(More)