Search for dissertations about: "People"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2115 swedish dissertations containing the word People.

  1. 1. Common People Physical health, lifestyle and quality of life in persons with psychosis and their striving to be like everybody else

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Rikard Wärdig; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health promotion; HRQoL; Lifestyle; Metabolic syndrome; Phenomenography; Physical health; Psychosis; Qualitative content analysis; Self-care; Stigma;

    Abstract : Background: As psychosis is often a lifelong disorder, improved health-related quality of life (HRQoL) can be a relevant treatment goal. Persons with psychosis have significantly reduced physical health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activating People Physical activity in the general population and referral schemes among primary health care patients in a Swedish county

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Matti Leijon; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In this thesis the need for physical activity interventions is investigated in a general adult population, the characteristics of physical activity referral (PAR) scheme recipients and referral practitioners, and the effectiveness of PAR in a routine primary health-care (PHC) setting in the county of Östergötland, Sweden. The thesis consists of four papers: three papers are based on a quantitative, uncontrolled prospective PAR study and one paper is based on a population survey in the county of Östergötland, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lucky People Forecast a systemic futures perspective on fashion and sustainability

    University dissertation from London : Goldsmiths, University of London

    Author : Mathilda Tham; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lucky people; Fashion; Sustainability; Futures; Systems thinking; Change; Metadesign; Design; Design;

    Abstract : The detrimental environmental effects associated with fashion production and consumption are increasingly recognised, and strategies in place. However, these are production-focused, top-down strategies, which do not reach where the impact is highest - the user phase, or where the scope for improvement is utmost - the design phase. READ MORE

  4. 4. The people dimension in manufacturing strategy: operators and managers

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Nina Edh; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Manufacturing strategy; Behavioral operations; People; Operators; Managers; Strategic consensus;

    Abstract : The manufacturing strategy (MS) field has largely focused on the MS content, and not so much on the people dimension of MS or on the process of bringing the MS out in organizations. Within companies, there is often a lack of a joint view of MS; different hierarchical levels view the strategy differently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical exercise for older people focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Håkan Littbrand; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; dementia; exercise; frail elderly; nutrition; randomized controlled trial; residential facilities; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The main purposes of this thesis were to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro­gramme, regarding its applicability (attendance, achieved intensity, adverse events) as well as its effect on physical functions and activities of daily living (ADL) among older people living in residential care facilities, with a special focus on people with dementia. Furthermore, a main purpose was to systematically review the applicability and effects of physical exercise on physical functions, cognitive functions, and ADL among people with dementia. READ MORE