Tiina Ikäheimo

Title:
University Researcher, Adjunct Professor (Docent)

Qualifications:
Ph.D., 2006, University of Oulu
Phil. Lic., 2001, University of Oulu
M.Sc., 1994, University of Oulu

Affiliations:
University of Oulu, Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research (CERH)

ORCID ID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2763-6004

SCOPUS Author ID:
55572964000

Positions of trust:
Nordic Society for Circumpolar Health, Board member
Finnish Society of Arctic Health and Biology, Board member

Visiting address:
Aapistie 5 B, 1st floor

Room number:
KT171

Phone number:
+358 40 672 4165, +358 40 5422 968

E-mail:
tiina.ikaheimo (at) oulu.fi

Expertise:
Physiology; thermoregulation; the effects of cold and heat on human performance, occupational cold risk assessment and management, epidemiology; scientific publishing

Research fields:
The effects of cold on human cardiovascular and respiratory function among those with a chronic disease and healthy persons; Prevalence of cold and heat-related symptoms; health effects of cold and warm temperatures in susceptible populations

Selected publications

Articles

  • Ryti NR, Mäkikyrö EM, Antikainen H, Junttila MJ, Hookana E, Ikäheimo TM, Kortelainen ML, Huikuri HV, Jaakkola JJ.Cold spells and ischaemic sudden cardiac death: effect modification by prior diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease and cardioprotective medication. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 20;7:41060. doi: 10.1038/srep41060.
  • Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola K, Jokelainen J, Saukkoriipi A, Roivainen M, Juvonen R, Vainio O, Jaakkola JJ. A Decrease in Temperature and Humidity Precedes Human Rhinovirus Infections in a Cold Climate. Viruses. 2016 Sep 2;8(9). pii: E244. doi: 10.3390/v8090244.
  • Hintsala HE, Kiviniemi AM, Tulppo MP, Helakari H, Rintamäki H, Mäntysaari M, Herzig KH, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Jaakkola JJ, Ikäheimo TM. Hypertension Does Not Alter the Increase in Cardiac Baroreflex Sensitivity Caused by Moderate Cold Exposure. Front Physiol. 2016 Jun 2;7:204. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00204. eCollection 2016. IF 2015 4.031, PHY 14./83 (Q1), JUFO 1.
  • Korpelainen R, Lämsä J, Kaikkonen KM, Korpelainen J, Laukkanen J, Palatsi I, Takala TE, Ikäheimo TM, Hautala AJ. Exercise capacity and mortality - a follow-up study of 3033 subjects referred to clinical exercise testing. Ann Med. 2016 May 5:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]. IF 2015 3.763, MGI 17./151 (Q1), JUFO 2.
  • Hintsala H, Kenttä TV, Tulppo M, Kiviniemi A, Huikuri HV, Mäntysaari M, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Bloigu R, Herzig K-H, Antikainen R, Rintamäki H, Jaakkola JJK, Ikäheimo TM. Cardiac repolarization and autonomic regulation during short-term cold exposure in hypertensive men: experimental study. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 1;9(7):e99973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099973. IF 3.534.
  • Hintsala H, Kandelberg A, Herzig KH, Rintamäki H, Mäntysaari M, Rantala A, Antikainen R, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Jaakkola JJK, Ikäheimo TM. Central Aortic Blood Pressure of Hypertensive Men During Short-Term Cold Exposure.  Am J Hypertens 2013. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpt136. [advance access] IF 3.665.
  • Ikäheimo TM, Lehtinen T, Antikainen R, Jokelainen J, Näyhä S, Hassi J, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Laatikainen T, Jousilahti P, Jaakkola JJK. Cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms among subjects with and without hypertension: the National FINRISK Study 2002. Eur J Public Health 2013. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt078. IF 2.516.
  • Näyhä S, Rintamäki H, Donaldson G, Hassi J, Jousilahti P, Laatikainen T, Jaakkola JJ, Ikäheimo TM. Heat-related thermal sensation, comfort and symptoms in a northern population: the National FINRISK 2007 study. Eur J Public Health. 2014 Aug;24(4):620-6. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt159. IF 2.516.
  • Mäkinen TM. Different types of cold adaptation in humans. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2010;2:1047-67. Review. IF 3.286.
  • Mäkinen TM, Jokelainen J, Näyhä S, Laatikainen T, Jousilahti P, Hassi J. Occurrence of frostbite in the general population - work-related and individual factors. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2009;35(5):384-93. IF 3.775

Book chapters

  • Ikäheimo TM. Occurrence and prevention of frostbite in children. In: Assisting children caught in human crises and environmental disaster. Szente J, ed. Springer 2017 [in press].
  • Holmér I,  Hassi J, Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola JJK. (2012) Cold stress – effects on performance and health. In:  Patty’s Toxicology, Sixth Edition (Bingham E, Cohrssen B, eds.), pp. 11-38. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Ikäheimo TM, Junila J, Hirvonen J, Hassi J. (2010) Frostbites and other localised cold injuries. In: Emergency Medicine, 7th Edition (Tintinalli JS, Cline D, Cydulka RK, Ma Jo, Stapczynski SJ, eds.) pp. 1331-5. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Medical.
  • Mäkinen TM, Rytkönen M. Human cold exposure, adaptation and performance in circumpolar areas. (2008) In: Health Transitions in Arctic Populations (Young TK, Bjerregaard P eds.). pp. 245-262. Toronto, Toronto University Press.

Links:
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Popular media / Media appearances

Helsingin sanomat February 6, 2017
Pakkanen puristaa sydäntä (Newspaper, Tiede-section pages B8-B9)
Kylmyys lisää kuolemia talvisin – eikä siihen tarvita edes paukkupakkasia [in Finnish]

Yle Uutiset January 5, 2017
Uskaltaako kovalla pakkasella kuntoilla? – ”Liikkuvalle ihmiselle huonointa on jättää liikkumatta” [in Finnish]

Karjalainen October 18, 2016
Syksy nostaa verenpainetta ja heikentää immuunipuolustusta [in Finnish]

Akuutti, Yle TV1 February 29, 2016 [televisio program in Finnish]
Program in Yle Areena
Article in the website: Talvi voi tappaa – pakkasliikuntaan tulossa suositukset [in Finnish]

Kaleva January 25, 2016
Oulussa tutkitaan sydänsairaiden talviliikuntaa [in Finnish]

Helsingin sanomat January 24, 2016
Kylmyys tappaa Suomessa – tutkijat selvittävät, kuinka paljon pakkasessa saa liikkua [in Finnish]

Yle Aamu-tv January 21, 2016
Näin suojaudut pakkasen terveyshaitoilta [televisio program in Finnish]

 

Last updated: 26.7.2019