Search for dissertations about: "accident rehabilitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words accident rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Physical performance and physical activity in the later stage post-stroke

    Author : Christiane Carvalho; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebrovascular accident; exercise test; gait; healthy control; muscle strength; physical activity; physical therapy; rehabilitation; secondary prevention; stroke; walking;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall purpose of this thesis was to increase knowledge about physical performance and activity in the later stage post-stroke by measuring walking performance in different environments coupled to muscle strength, cardiorespiratory fitness evaluation and self-reported physical activity. Methods: The studies reported in the thesis included a total of 83 subjects with prior stroke living in the community and 144 clinically healthy subjects from the same area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Whiplash associated disorders acute and chronic consequences with some implications for rehabilitation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ylva Sterner; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash; WAD; impairment; disability; life satisfaction; trigeminal sensibility; electromyography; rehabilitation; neuropsychological; pain; prognostic factor;

    Abstract : Background: Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) account for a large proportion of the overall impairment and disability from traffic injuries and causes substantial bio psychosocial consequences for some individuals.Aims: To increase the knowledge about factors described in terms of either function /impairment, activity/disability and life satisfaction in acute and chronic WAD as well as possible implications for rehabilitation. READ MORE

  3. 3. STRENGTH TRAINING AFTER STROKE: EFFECTS ON MUSCLE FUNCTION, GAIT PERFORMANCE AND PERCEIVED PARTICIPATION

    University dissertation from The Department of Health Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, Lund University and the Department of Rehabilitation, Lund University Hospital, Sweden

    Author : Ulla-Britt Flansbjer; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; neurophysiology; neuropsychology; Reproducibility; Neurology; Rehabilitation; sceletal; Muscle; Cerebrovascular Accident; Gait; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the effects of strength training on muscle function, gait performance and perceived participation in subjects with chronic mild to moderate post-stroke hemiparesis. A main impairment after stroke is reduced muscle strength. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stroke among people of working age : from a public health and working life perspective

    University dissertation from Linköping : Institutionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Jennie Medin; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular accident; epidemiology; Cerebrovascular accident; Health promotion; Rehabilitation; Sick leave; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of serious disability and death. In Sweden approximately 30,000 people suffer from stroke each year, and 20% of them are under 65 years of age.Aim: The aim of this thesis was to study stroke among people aged 30-65 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychosocial factors and traffic injuries. With special emphasis on consequences, risk factors for complications, influence of alcohol and benefits of intervention

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Anna-Lena Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Traffic accident; psychosocial; mental; social; insurance; consequence; sequela; risk; intervention; cycling; alcohol; Impact of Event Scale;

    Abstract : Little attention has been paid to the significance of mental and social factors after traffic accidents, and to the psychosocial complications these accidents can entail, until during the past few years. The programmes that have so far been used in order to reduce the risk of such complications have only in a few cases had a positive effect. READ MORE