• Adiposity, physical activity and neuromuscular performance in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Brage, Soren; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Lampinen, Eeva-Kaarina; Sääkslahti, Arja; Lindi, Virpi; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We investigated the associations of body fat percentage, objectively assessed moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), and different types of physical activity assessed by a questionnaire with neuromuscular performance. ...
    • Associations of physical activity, sedentary time, and cardiorespiratory fitness with heart rate variability in 6- to 9-year-old children: the PANIC study 

      Veijalainen, Aapo; Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Leppänen, Marja H.; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Seppälä, Santeri; Ekelund, Ulf; Tarvainen, Mika P.; Westgate, Kate; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose: To study the associations of physical activity (PA), sedentary time (ST), and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) with heart rate variability (HRV) in children. Methods: The participants were a population sample of ...
    • Associations of physical activity, sedentary time, and diet quality with biomarkers of inflammation in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Ihalainen, Johanna K.; González, Claudia Tomaselli; Leppänen, Marja H.; Veijalainen, Aapo; Sallinen, Taisa; Eloranta, Aino-Maija; Ekelund, Ulf; Schwab, Ursula; Brage, Soren; Atalay, Mustafa; Lakka, Timo A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      We investigated the associations of physical activity (PA), sedentary time (ST), and diet quality with biomarkers of inflammation in 390 children (192 girls, 198 boys) aged 6–8 years. PA energy expenditure (PAEE), light ...
    • Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity, and Insulin Resistance in Children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Wiklund, Petri; Lintu, Niina; Tompuri, Tuomo; Väistö, Juuso; Finni, Taija; Tarkka, Ina M.; Kemppainen, Titta; Barker, Alan R.; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Purpose: Few studies have investigated the independent and joint associations of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and body fat percentage (BF%) with insulin resistance in children. We investigated the independent and combined ...
    • Cross-Sectional Associations of Objectively-Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Time with Body Composition and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Mid-Childhood: The PANIC Study 

      Collings, Paul J.; Westgate, Kate; Väistö, Juuso; Wijndaele, Katrien; Atkin, Andrew J.; Haapala, Eero A.; Lintu, Niina; Laitinen, Tomi; Ekelund, Ulf; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-24)
      Background: The minimum intensity of physical activity (PA) that is associated with favourable body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) remains unknown. Objective: To investigate cross-sectional associations ...
    • Physical activity and sedentary time in relation to academic achievement in children 

      Haapala, Eero A.; Väistö, Juuso; Lintu, Niina; Westgate, Kate; Ekelund, Ulf; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Brage, Søren; Lakka, Timo A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-11)
      tObjectives: To investigate the independent and combined associations of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary time (ST) with reading and arithmetic skills.Design: Cross-section ...