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:
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

  1. Valtonen RIP, Kiviniemi A, Hintsala HE, Ryti NRI, Kenttä T, Huikuri HV, Perkiömäki J, Crandall CG, van Marken-Liechtenbelt WD, Alen M, Rintamäki H, Mäntysaari M, Hautala A, Jaakkola JJK, Ikaheimo TMCardiovascular Responses to Cold and Submaximal Exercise in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2018 Oct 1;315(4):R768-R776. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00069.2018. Epub 2018 Jul 5. IF 3.176.
  2. Ikäheimo TMCardiovascular diseases, cold and exercise. Priority review. Temperature 2018;1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/23328940.2017.1414014
  3. Ikäheimo TM, Jokelainen J, Hassi J, Hiltunen L, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Laatikainen T, Jousilahti P, Peltonen M, Moilanen L, Saltevo J, Näyhä S. Diabetes And Impaired Glucose Metabolism Is Associated With More Cold-Related Cardiorespiratory Symptoms. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2017 May 4;129:116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2017.04.022. IF 2.548
  4. Ryti NRI, Mäkikyrö E, Antikainen H, Junttila MJ, Hookana E, Ikäheimo TM, Kortelainen M-L, Huikuri HV, Jaakkola JJK. 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. IF 4.122
  5. Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola K, Jokelainen J, Saukkoriipi A, Roivainen M, Juvonen R, Vainio, 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. IF 3.465
  6. Hintsala HE, Kiviniemi AM, Tulppo MP, Helakari H, Rintamäki H, Mäntysaari M, Herzig KH, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Jaakkola JJ, Ikäheimo TMHypertension does not alter the increase in cardiac baroreflex sensitivity caused by moderate cold exposure. Frontiers in Physiology 2016. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00204. IF 4.134
  7. 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 Aug;48(5):359-66. doi: 10.1080/07853890.2016.1178856. Epub 2016 May 5. IF 3.715 (Q1).
  8. 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.
  9. Hintsala H, Kandelberg A, Herzig KH, Rintamäki H, Mäntysaari M, Rantala A, Antikainen R, Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi S, Jaakkola JJK, Ikäheimo TMCentral Aortic Blood Pressure of Hypertensive Men During Short-Term Cold Exposure.  Am J Hypertens (2014) 27 (5): 656-664. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpt136 First published online: August 20, 2013. IF 2.852.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Mäkinen TM. Different types of cold adaptation in humans. Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2010;2:1047-67. Review. IF 3.286.
  13. 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

  1. Ikäheimo TM. Occurrence and prevention of frostbite in children. In: Assisting Young Children Caught in Disasters. Szente J, ed. Cham: Springer International; 2018. p. 131-141. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-62887-5.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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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: 12.9.2019