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Publications

  1. Rantanen T, Portegijs E, Kokko K, Rantakokko M, Törmäkangas T, Saajanaho M. 2018. Developing an Assessment Method of Active Aging: University of Jyvaskyla Active Aging Scale. J Aging Health 31(6):1002-1024. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264317750449
  2. Rantanen T., Saajanaho M., Karavirta L., Siltanen S., Rantakokko M., Viljanen A., Rantalainen T., Pynnönen K., Karvonen A., Lisko I., Palmberg L., Eronen J., Palonen E-M., Hinrichs T., Kauppinen M., Kokko K. & Portegijs E. 2018. Active aging – resilience and external support as modifiers of the disablement outcome: AGNES cohort study protocol. BMC Public Health 18, 565. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5487-5.
  3. Rantanen T., Pynnönen K., Saajanaho M., Siltanen S., Karavirta L., Kokko K., Karvonen A., Kauppinen M., Rantalainen T., Rantakokko M., Portegijs E. & Hassandra M. 2019. Individualized counselling for active aging: protocol of a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial among older people (the AGNES intervention study). BMC Geriatr 19:5. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-018-1012-z.
  4. Eronen J., Paakkari L., Portegijs E., Saajanaho M. & Rantanen T. 2019. Assessment of health literacy among older Finns. Aging Clin Exp Res 31(4): 549–556. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40520-018-1104-9 Research news: Health literacy can promote older people’s health
  5. Portegijs E., Karavirta L., Saajanaho M., Rantalainen T. & Rantanen T. 2019. Assessing physical performance and physical activity in large population-based aging studies: home-based assessments or visits to the research center? BMC Public Health 19:1570. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7869-8 Research news: Where should older people’s physical performance and physical activity be measured?
  6. Siltanen S., Portegijs E., Pynnönen K., Hassandra M., Rantalainen T., Karavirta L., Saajanaho M. & Rantanen T. Effects of an Individualized Active Aging Counseling Intervention on Mobility and Physical Activity: Secondary Analyses of a Randomized Controlled Trial [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 10]. J Aging Health. doi: 1177/0898264320924258
  7. Rantanen T., Hassandra M., Pynnönen K., Siltanen S., Kokko K., Karavirta L., Kauppinen M., Sipilä S., Saajanaho M. & Portegijs E. 2020. The effect of individualized, theory-based counselling intervention on active aging and quality of life among older people (the AGNES intervention study). Aging Clin Exp Res 2020 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s40520-020-01535-x. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Koivunen K, Sillanpää E, von Bonsdorff M, Sakari R, Pynnönen K, Rantanen T. Living alone vs. living with someone as a predictor of mortality after a bone fracture in older age. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2020 Mar 9. doi: 10.1007/s40520-020-01511-5. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Tourunen A., Siltanen S., Saajanaho M., Koivunen K., Kokko K. & Rantanen T. 2019. Psychometric properties of the 10-item Connor-Davidson resilience scale among Finnish older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1683812
  10. Saajanaho M., Kokko K., Pynnönen K., Tourunen A., Törmäkangas T., Portegijs E. & Rantanen T. 2020. The Scales of Psychological Well-Being – a validation, usability and test-retest study among community-dwelling older people in Finland. Aging Ment Health. 2020 Feb 13:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1725801. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Siltanen S., Tourunen A., Saajanaho M. et al. Psychological resilience and active aging among older people with mobility limitations. Eur J Ageing (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-020-00569-4
  12. Karavirta L., Rantalainen T., Skantz H., Lisko I., Portegijs E. & Rantanen T. Individual scaling of accelerometry to preferred walking speed in the assessment of physical activity in older adults [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 7]. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glaa142.

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