Publications by authors named "Pekka Oja"

43Publications

Corrigendum to "Accelerometer-measured sedentary time and physical activity - A 15 year follow-up of mortality in a Swedish population-based cohort" [J. Sci. Med. Sport 21 (2018) 702-707].

J Sci Med Sport 2019 Mar 30;22(3):246. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Functional Area Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2018.11.010DOI Listing
March 2019

Replacing sedentary time with physical activity: a 15-year follow-up of mortality in a national cohort.

Clin Epidemiol 2018 25;10:179-186. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S151613DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5790069PMC
January 2018

Accelerometer-measured sedentary time and physical activity-A 15 year follow-up of mortality in a Swedish population-based cohort.

J Sci Med Sport 2018 Jul 7;21(7):702-707. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Functional Area Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.10.035DOI Listing
July 2018

Infographic: Health benefits of specific types of sports.

Br J Sports Med 2017 May 3;51(10):824. Epub 2017 Mar 3.

Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097343DOI Listing
May 2017

Health benefits of different sport disciplines for adults: systematic review of observational and intervention studies with meta-analysis.

Br J Sports Med 2015 Apr 7;49(7):434-40. Epub 2015 Jan 7.

British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2014-093885DOI Listing
April 2015

A 6 year longitudinal study of accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary time in Swedish adults.

J Sci Med Sport 2015 Sep 5;18(5):553-7. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2014.07.012DOI Listing
September 2015

Route choices of transport bicyclists: a comparison of actually used and shortest routes.

Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 2014 Mar 6;11(1):31. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Institute of Sport Science, University of Graz, Mozartgasse 14, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-11-31DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995950PMC
March 2014

Domain-specific physical activity and health-related quality of life in university students.

Eur J Sport Sci 2014 3;14(5):492-9. Epub 2013 Oct 3.

a Faculty of Kinesiology , University of Zagreb , Zagreb , Croatia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2013.844861DOI Listing
January 2015

Economic impact of reduced mortality due to increased cycling.

Am J Prev Med 2013 Jan;44(1):89-92

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2012.09.053DOI Listing
January 2013

Wife carrying for health.

Med J Aust 2011 Dec;195(11-12):723-5

Division of Preventive Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja11.10808DOI Listing
December 2011

Estimates of the number of people in England who attain or exceed vigorous intensity exercise by walking at 3 mph.

J Sports Sci 2011 Dec 13;29(15):1629-34. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

BHF Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2011.609897DOI Listing
December 2011

Physical activity recommendations for public health: development and policy context.

EPMA J 2011 Sep 8;2(3):253-9. Epub 2011 Jun 8.

UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, P.O.Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13167-011-0090-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3405391PMC
September 2011

Changing gears: bicycling as the panacea for physical inactivity?

Br J Sports Med 2011 Aug 17;45(10):761-2. Epub 2011 Mar 17.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2010.085951DOI Listing
August 2011

The bikeability and walkability evaluation table reliability and application.

Am J Prev Med 2010 Nov;39(5):457-9

Institute of Sport Science, University of Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2010.07.005DOI Listing
November 2010

Comparison of a subjective and an objective measure of physical activity in a population sample.

J Phys Act Health 2010 Jul;7(4):541-50

Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.7.4.541DOI Listing
July 2010

"Health in all policies" in practice: guidance and tools to quantifying the health effects of cycling and walking.

J Phys Act Health 2010 Mar;7 Suppl 1:S120-5

European Centre for Environment and Health, World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe, Rome, Italy.

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March 2010

Perceived characteristics of the neighborhood and its association with physical activity behavior and self-rated health.

Health Place 2010 Jul 21;16(4):736-43. Epub 2010 Mar 21.

Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Graz, Universitätsstrasse 6, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2010.03.005DOI Listing
July 2010

Promotion of physical activity in the European region: content analysis of 27 national policy documents.

J Phys Act Health 2009 Nov;6(6):805-17

WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Centre for Environment and Health, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.6.6.805DOI Listing
November 2009

Physical activity recommendations for health: what should Europe do?

BMC Public Health 2010 Jan 11;10:10. Epub 2010 Jan 11.

UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3091541PMC
January 2010

Association of built-environment, social-environment and personal factors with bicycling as a mode of transportation among Austrian city dwellers.

Prev Med 2008 Sep 10;47(3):252-9. Epub 2008 Mar 10.

Institute of Sports Science, University of Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.02.019DOI Listing
September 2008

The association of myeloperoxidase promoter polymorphism with carotid atherosclerosis is abolished in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Clin Biochem 2008 May 6;41(7-8):532-7. Epub 2008 Feb 6.

Tampere University Hospital, Centre for Laboratory Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2008.01.017DOI Listing
May 2008

Physical activity and inactivity in an adult population assessed by accelerometry.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2007 Sep;39(9):1502-8

Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/mss.0b013e3180a76de5DOI Listing
September 2007

Environmental, social, and personal correlates of cycling for transportation in a student population.

J Phys Act Health 2007 Jan;4(1):66-79

Institute of Sport Science, University of Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.4.1.66DOI Listing
January 2007

The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ): a study of concurrent and construct validity.

Public Health Nutr 2006 Sep;9(6):755-62

Unit for Preventive Nutrition - Novum, Department of Biosciences, Karolinska Institutet, S-141 57 Huddinge, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/phn2005898DOI Listing
September 2006

Associations of leisure-time physical activity with mobility difficulties among middle-aged and older adults.

J Aging Phys Act 2006 Apr;14(2):133-53

Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, FIN-33500 Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/japa.14.2.133DOI Listing
April 2006

Characteristics of leisure time physical activity associated with risk of decline in perceived health--a 10-year follow-up of middle-aged and elderly men and women.

Prev Med 2005 Jul 2;41(1):141-50. Epub 2004 Dec 2.

The Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, PO Box 30, FIN-33500 Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.09.036DOI Listing
July 2005

Effect of four-month vertical whole body vibration on performance and balance.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2002 Sep;34(9):1523-8

Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Kaupinpuistonkatu 1, FIN-33500 Tampere, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00005768-200209000-00020DOI Listing
September 2002