• DOES PHYSICAL CAPACITY EXPLAIN THE HEIGHT PREMIUM? 

      Böckerman, Petri; Johansson, Edvard; Kiiskinen, Urpo; Heliövaara, Markku
      Tampere Economic Working Papers Net Series : 74/2010 (Tampereen yliopisto, 2010)
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      The paper examines the role of physical capacity in the determination of the height premium by using the "Health 2000 in Finland" data that contain both self-reported information on the physical strenuousness of work, ...
    • Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Sciatica in Finnish Population 

      Lemmelä, Susanna; Solovieva, Svetlana; Rahman, Shiri; Benner, Christian; Heliövaara, Markku; Kettunen, Johannes; Anttila, Vemeri; Ripatti, Samuli; Perola, Markus; Seppälä, Ilkka; Juonala, Markus; Kähönen, Mika; Salomaa, Veikko; Viikari, Jorma; Raitakari, Olli; Lehtimäki, Terho; Palotie, Aarno; Viikari-Juntura, Eira; Husgafvel-Pursiainen, Kirsti (2016)
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      Sciatica or the sciatic syndrome is a common and often disabling low back disorder in the working-age population. It has a relatively high heritability but poorly understood molecular mechanisms. The Finnish population is ...
    • Role of overweight and obesity in low back disorders among men : a longitudinal study with a life course approach 

      Frilander, Heikki; Solovieva, Svetlana; Mutanen, Pertti; Pihlajamäki, Harri; Heliövaara, Markku; Viikari-Juntura, Eira (2015)
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      Objectives: To assess the association between being overweight or obese with low back pain (LBP) and clinically defined low back disorders across the life course. Design: A longitudinal and cross-sectional study. Setting: ...