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ACTIVE AGEING – RESILIENCE AND EXTERNAL SUPPORT AS MODIFIERS OF THE DISABLEMENT OUTCOME

Publications

The effect of individualized, theory-based counselling intervention on active aging and quality of life among older people (the AGNES intervention study)

Author(s): Taina Rantanen, Mary Hassandra, Katja Pynnönen, Sini Siltanen, Katja Kokko, Laura Karavirta, Markku Kauppinen, Sarianna Sipilä, Milla Saajanaho, Erja Portegijs
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 32/10, 2020, Page(s) 2081-2090, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01535-x

Associations between Perceived Outdoor Environment and Walking Modifications in Community-Dwelling Older People: A Two-Year Follow-Up Study

Author(s): Heidi Skantz, Taina Rantanen, Timo Rantalainen, Kirsi E. Keskinen, Lotta Palmberg, Erja Portegijs, Johanna Eronen, Merja Rantakokko
Published in: Journal of Aging and Health, 32/10, 2020, Page(s) 1538-1551, ISSN 0898-2643
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0898264320944289

Neighborhood Mobility and Unmet Physical Activity Need in Old Age: A 2-Year Follow-Up

Author(s): Lotta Palmberg, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen, Eeva Aartolahti, Anne Viljanen, Mirja Hirvensalo, Merja Rantakokko
Published in: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 28/3, 2020, Page(s) 442-447, ISSN 1063-8652
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.
DOI: 10.1123/japa.2019-0047

Do opposite ends of same factors underlie life satisfaction vs. depressive symptoms among older people?

Author(s): Katja Pynnönen, Katja Kokko, Milla Saajanaho, Timo Törmäkangas, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 12, 2021, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01765-z

Birth cohort differences in cognitive performance in 75- and 80-year-olds: a comparison of two cohorts over 28 years

Author(s): Matti Munukka, Kaisa Koivunen, Mikaela von Bonsdorff, Sarianna Sipilä, Erja Portegijs, Isto Ruoppila, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 33/1, 2021, Page(s) 57-65, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Italy
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01702-0

The Associations of Activity Fragmentation With Physical and Mental Fatigability Among Community-Dwelling 75-, 80-, and 85-Year-Old People

Author(s): Lotta Palmberg, Timo Rantalainen, Merja Rantakokko, Laura Karavirta, Sini Siltanen, Heidi Skantz, Milla Saajanaho, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 75/9, 2020, Page(s) e103-e110, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glaa166

Health literacy supports active aging

Author(s): Johanna Eronen, Leena Paakkari, Erja Portegijs, Milla Saajanaho, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Informaatiotutkimus, 39/2–3, 2020, Page(s) 106330, ISSN 1797-9129
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.23978/inf.98618

Cohort Differences in Maximal Physical Performance: A Comparison of 75- and 80-Year-Old Men and Women Born 28 Years Apart

Author(s): Kaisa Koivunen, Elina Sillanpää, Matti Munukka, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 2020, 2020, Page(s) glaa224, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glaa224

Coronavirus-related health literacy and perceived restrictiveness of protective measures among community-dwelling older persons in Finland

Author(s): Johanna Eronen, Leena Paakkari, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 33/8, 2021, Page(s) 2345-2353, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-021-01928-6

Use of walking modifications, perceived walking difficulty and changes in outdoor mobility among community-dwelling older people during COVID-19 restrictions

Author(s): Heidi Leppä, Laura Karavirta, Timo Rantalainen, Merja Rantakokko, Sini Siltanen, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 2021, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-021-01956-2

Map-based assessment of older adults’ life space: validity and reliability

Author(s): Timo Hinrichs, Adriana Zanda, Michelle P. Fillekes, Pia Bereuter, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss, Andreas W. Zeller, Robert Weibel
Published in: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 17/1, 2020, ISSN 1813-7253
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1186/s11556-020-00253-7

Older adults’ activity destinations before and during COVID-19 restrictions: From a variety of activities to mostly physical exercise close to home

Author(s): Erja Portegijs, Kirsi E. Keskinen, Essi-Mari Tuomola, Timo Hinrichs, Milla Saajanaho, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Health & Place, 68, 2021, Page(s) 102533, ISSN 1353-8292
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102533

Reliability and concurrent validity of spatiotemporal stride characteristics measured with an ankle-worn sensor among older individuals

Author(s): T. Rantalainen, H. Pirkola, L. Karavirta, T. Rantanen, V. Linnamo
Published in: Gait & Posture, 74, 2019, Page(s) 33-39, ISSN 0966-6362
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.08.006

Self-rated resilience and mobility limitations as predictors of change in active aging during COVID-19 restrictions in Finland: a longitudinal study

Author(s): Sini Siltanen, Erja Portegijs, Milla Saajanaho, Katja Pynnönen, Katja Kokko, Taina Rantanen
Published in: European Journal of Ageing, 2021, ISSN 1613-9372
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s10433-021-00634-6

Effects of an Individualized Active Aging Counseling Intervention on Mobility and Physical Activity: Secondary Analyses of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Author(s): Sini Siltanen, Erja Portegijs, Katja Pynnönen, Mary Hassandra, Timo Rantalainen, Laura Karavirta, Milla J. Saajanaho, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Journal of Aging and Health, 32/10, 2020, Page(s) 1316-1324, ISSN 0898-2643
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0898264320924258

Psychological resilience and active aging among older people with mobility limitations

Author(s): Erja Portegijs; Lotta Palmberg; Anu Tourunen; Sini Siltanen; Taina Rantanen; Milla Saajanaho
Published in: European Journalof Ageing, 1, 2020, Page(s) 1, ISSN 1613-9380
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s10433-020-00569-4

Individual Scaling of Accelerometry to Preferred Walking Speed in the Assessment of Physical Activity in Older Adults

Author(s): Laura Karavirta, Timo Rantalainen, Heidi Skantz, Inna Lisko, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 75/9, 2020, Page(s) e111-e118, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glaa142

Daily Physical Activity and Sedentary Time Assessed by Acceleration Based on Mean Amplitude Deviation among Older People

Author(s): Gao, Ying; Rantalainen, Timo; Finni, Taija; Portegijs, Erja; Eronen, Johanna; Rantanen, Taina; Rantakokko, Merja
Published in: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12 (18), 2020, Page(s) 6887, ISSN 1660-4601
Publisher: MDPQ
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17186887

Assessing physical performance and physical activity in large population-based aging studies: home-based assessments or visits to the research center?

Author(s): Erja Portegijs, Laura Karavirta, Milla Saajanaho, Timo Rantalainen, Taina Rantanen
Published in: BMC Public Health, 19/1, 2019, Page(s) 1570, ISSN 1471-2458
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-7869-8

Associations Between Accelerometer-Based Free-Living Walking and Self-Reported Walking Capability Among Community-Dwelling Older People

Author(s): Heidi Skantz, Timo Rantalainen, Laura Karavirta, Merja Rantakokko, Lotta Palmberg, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2021, Page(s) 1-8, ISSN 1063-8652
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.
DOI: 10.1123/japa.2020-0389

Environmental Features Associated With Older Adults’ Physical Activity in Different Types of Urban Neighborhoods

Author(s): Kirsi E. Keskinen, Merja Rantakokko, Kimmo Suomi, Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs
Published in: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 28/4, 2020, Page(s) 540-548, ISSN 1063-8652
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.
DOI: 10.1123/japa.2019-0251

Older Adults' Physical Activity and the Relevance of Distances to Neighborhood Destinations and Barriers to Outdoor Mobility.

Author(s): Erja Portegijs; Kirsi E. Keskinen; Taina Rantanen; Milla Saajanaho; Merja Rantakokko; Johanna Eronen
Published in: Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 2020, Page(s) 335, ISSN 2296-2565
Publisher: Frontiers
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00335

Life-Space Mobility and Active Aging as Factors Underlying Quality of Life Among Older People Before and During COVID-19 Lockdown in Finland—A Longitudinal Study

Author(s): Taina Rantanen, Johanna Eronen, Markku Kauppinen, Katja Kokko, Sini Sanaslahti, Niina Kajan, Erja Portegijs
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 76/3, 2020, Page(s) e60-e67, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glaa274

Assessment of health literacy among older Finns

Author(s): Johanna Eronen, Leena Paakkari, Erja Portegijs, Milla Saajanaho, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 2018, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-018-1104-9

Hilliness and the Development of Walking Difficulties Among Community-Dwelling Older People

Author(s): Kirsi E. Keskinen, Merja Rantakokko, Kimmo Suomi, Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs
Published in: Journal of Aging and Health, 2018, Page(s) 089826431882044, ISSN 0898-2643
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0898264318820448

The effect of body mass index, lower extremity performance, and use of a private car on incident life-space restriction: a two-year follow-up study

Author(s): Taishi Tsuji, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Anne Viljanen, Taina Rantanen
Published in: BMC Geriatrics, 18/1, 2018, ISSN 1471-2318
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-018-0956-3

Association of tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment with out-of-home mobility among community-dwelling older people

Author(s): Sini Siltanen, Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs, Anu Tourunen, Taina Poranen-Clark, Johanna Eronen, Milla Saajanaho
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, springer, 2018, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-018-1074-y

The Relationship Between Sleep Characteristics and Unmet Physical Activity Need in Older Women

Author(s): Lotta Palmberg, Anne Viljanen, Taina Rantanen, Jaakko Kaprio, Merja Rantakokko
Published in: Journal of Aging and Health, 2018, Page(s) 089826431881402, ISSN 0898-2643
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0898264318814021

Developing an Assessment Method of Active Aging: University of Jyvaskyla Active Aging Scale

Author(s): Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs, Katja Kokko, Merja Rantakokko, Timo Törmäkangas, Milla Saajanaho
Published in: Journal of Aging and Health, 2018, Page(s) 089826431775044, ISSN 0898-2643
Publisher: SAGE Publications
DOI: 10.1177/0898264317750449

Nature as a facilitator for physical activity: Defining relationships between the objective and perceived environment and physical activity among community-dwelling older people

Author(s): Kirsi E. Keskinen, Merja Rantakokko, Kimmo Suomi, Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs
Published in: Health & Place, 49, 2018, Page(s) 111-119, ISSN 1353-8292
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.12.003

The Combined Effect of Lower Extremity Function and Cognitive Performance on Perceived Walking Ability Among Older People: A 2-Year Follow-up Study

Author(s): Sini Siltanen, Erja Portegijs, Milla Saajanaho, Taina Poranen-Clark, Anne Viljanen, Merja Rantakokko, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 73/11, 2018, Page(s) 1568-1573, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/gly103

Individualized counselling for active aging: protocol of a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial among older people (the AGNES intervention study)

Author(s): Taina Rantanen, Katja Pynnönen, Milla Saajanaho, Sini Siltanen, Laura Karavirta, Katja Kokko, Anu Karvonen, Markku Kauppinen, Timo Rantalainen, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Mary Hassandra
Published in: BMC Geriatrics, 19/1, 2019, ISSN 1471-2318
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-018-1012-z

The Temporal Association Between Executive Function and Life-Space Mobility in Old Age

Author(s): Taina Poranen-Clark, Mikaela B von Bonsdorff, Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Johanna Eronen, Katja Pynnönen, Johan G Eriksson, Anne Viljanen, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 73/6, 2017, Page(s) 835-839, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glx217

Perceived environmental barriers to outdoor mobility and changes in sense of autonomy in participation outdoors among older people: a prospective two-year cohort study

Author(s): Merja Rantakokko, Erja Portegijs, Anne Viljanen, Susanne Iwarsson, Markku Kauppinen, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging & Mental Health, 21/8, 2016, Page(s) 805-809, ISSN 1360-7863
Publisher: Carfax Publishers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1159281

Associations between the dimensions of perceived togetherness, loneliness, and depressive symptoms among older Finnish people

Author(s): Katja Pynnönen, Taina Rantanen, Katja Kokko, Pirjo Tiikkainen, Mauri Kallinen, Timo Törmäkangas
Published in: Aging & Mental Health, 22/10, 2017, Page(s) 1329-1337, ISSN 1360-7863
Publisher: Carfax Publishers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1348479

Effect of a social intervention of choice vs. control on depressive symptoms, melancholy, feeling of loneliness, and perceived togetherness in older Finnish people: a randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Katja Pynnönen, Timo Törmäkangas, Taina Rantanen, Pirjo Tiikkainen, Mauri Kallinen
Published in: Aging & Mental Health, 22/1, 2016, Page(s) 77-84, ISSN 1360-7863
Publisher: Carfax Publishers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1232367

Validity of a single question to assess habitual physical activity of community-dwelling older people

Author(s): E. Portegijs, S. Sipilä, A. Viljanen, M. Rantakokko, T. Rantanen
Published in: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 27/11, 2017, Page(s) 1423-1430, ISSN 0905-7188
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/sms.12782

Objectively measured physical activity and physical performance in old age

Author(s): Hanna Jantunen, Niko Wasenius, Minna K Salonen, Mia-Maria Perälä, Clive Osmond, Hannu Kautiainen, Mika Simonen, Pertti Pohjolainen, Eero Kajantie, Taina Rantanen, Mikaela Birgitta von Bonsdorff, Johan G Eriksson
Published in: Age and Ageing, 2017, ISSN 0002-0729
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afw194

Active aging – resilience and external support as modifiers of the disablement outcome: AGNES cohort study protocol

Author(s): Taina Rantanen, Milla Saajanaho, Laura Karavirta, Sini Siltanen, Merja Rantakokko, Anne Viljanen, Timo Rantalainen, Katja Pynnönen, Anu Karvonen, Inna Lisko, Lotta Palmberg, Johanna Eronen, Eeva-Maija Palonen, Timo Hinrichs, Markku Kauppinen, Katja Kokko, Erja Portegijs
Published in: BMC Public Health, 18/1, 2018, ISSN 1471-2458
Publisher: BioMed Central
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5487-5

Associations of Environmental Features With Outdoor Physical Activity on Weekdays and Weekend Days: A Cross-Sectional Study Among Older People

Author(s): Kirsi E. Keskinen, Ying Gao, Merja Rantakokko, Taina Rantanen, Erja Portegijs
Published in: Frontiers in Public Health, 8, 2020, ISSN 2296-2565
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.578275

Psychometric properties of the 10-item Connor–Davidson resilience scale among Finnish older adults

Author(s): Anu Tourunen, Sini Siltanen, Milla Saajanaho, Kaisa Koivunen, Katja Kokko, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging & Mental Health, 25/1, 2021, Page(s) 99-106, ISSN 1360-7863
Publisher: Carfax Publishers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1683812

Gait Variability Using Waist- and Ankle-Worn Inertial Measurement Units in Healthy Older Adults

Author(s): Timo Rantalainen, Laura Karavirta, Henrikki Pirkola, Taina Rantanen, Vesa Linnamo
Published in: Sensors, 20/10, 2020, Page(s) 2858, ISSN 1424-8220
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/s20102858

Living alone vs. living with someone as a predictor of mortality after a bone fracture in older age

Author(s): Kaisa Koivunen, Elina Sillanpää, Mikaela von Bonsdorff, Ritva Sakari, Katja Pynnönen, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 32/9, 2020, Page(s) 1697-1705, ISSN 1720-8319
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-020-01511-5

Associations of physical activity in detailed intensity ranges with body composition and physical function. a cross-sectional study among sedentary older adults

Author(s): Tiina Savikangas, Anna Tirkkonen, Markku Alen, Taina Rantanen, Roger A. Fielding, Timo Rantalainen, Sarianna Sipilä
Published in: European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 17/1, 2020, Page(s) 4, ISSN 1813-7253
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1186/s11556-020-0237-y

The Scales of Psychological Well-Being – a validation, usability and test–retest study among community-dwelling older people in Finland

Author(s): Milla Saajanaho, Katja Kokko, Katja Pynnönen, Anu Tourunen, Timo Törmäkangas, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Aging & Mental Health, 13, 2020, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 1360-7863
Publisher: Carfax Publishers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1725801

Mortality Risk Among Older People Who Did Versus Did Not Sustain a Fracture: Baseline Prefracture Strength and Gait Speed as Predictors in a 15-Year Follow-Up

Author(s): Kaisa Koivunen, Elina Sillanpää, Mikaela von Bonsdorff, Ritva Sakari, Timo Törmäkangas, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 75/10, 2019, Page(s) 1996-2002, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glz251

Outdoor Mobility and Use of Adaptive or Maladaptive Walking Modifications Among Older People

Author(s): Heidi Skantz, Taina Rantanen, Lotta Palmberg, Timo Rantalainen, Eeva Aartolahti, Erja Portegijs, Anne Viljanen, Johanna Eronen, Merja Rantakokko
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 75, 2019, Page(s) 806-812, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glz172

Psychological resources as modifiers of the association between mobility decline and activity in old age

Author(s): Sini Siltanen
Published in: JYU dissertations, 2020, ISBN 978-951-39-8395-6
Publisher: JYU

Life-space mobility and active ageing

Author(s): Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen
Published in: Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing - A Global Perspective, 2019, Page(s) 89-102, ISBN 9780429243097
Publisher: Routledge
DOI: 10.4324/9780429243097-6

Comment on: Fatigability: A Prognostic Indicator of Phenotypic Aging

Author(s): Lotta Palmberg, Erja Portegijs, Laura Karavirta, Taina Rantanen
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 2021 Feb 27:glab059, 2021, ISSN 1079-5006
Publisher: Gerontological Society of America
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glab059