Search for dissertations about: "healthy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2759 swedish dissertations containing the word healthy.

  1. 1. Healthy bridges : Studies of social capital, welfare, and health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Rostila; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; social capital; welfare state; health; migrant; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study whether social capital is related to health and health inequality, and to investigate the significance of welfare state features for levels of social capital. Another aim is to examine whether social capital may be important for the relation between the welfare state and health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Observations of Interatrial Conduction in Healthy Individuals Using Signal-averaged P-wave ECG: A Clinical Perspective

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Rasmus Havmöller; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; signal-averaged; interatrial conduction; orthogonal; P-wave; ECG; healthy;

    Abstract : Disturbances of interatrial conduction are linked to supraventricular arrhythmias. Previous studies have shown that these disturbances can be detected non-invasively as distinctive appearances of the orthogonal P wave using signal-averaged P-wave analysis (PSAECG). READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on nutrition, body composition and bone mineralization in healthy 8-yr-olds in an urban Swedish community

    University dissertation from Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Susanne Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; body composition; bone mineralization; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry; healthy; lipids; metabolic markers; overweight; physical activity;

    Abstract : Background: The incidence of welfare diseases including overweight in childhood is increasing worldwide. The results from a study of healthy pre-school children showed that in a population with well educated parents 17% of the children were overweight or obese at the age of 4 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. The healthy construction workplace best practices in the Swedish construction industry to prevent work-related musculosketal disorders among construction workers

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the reduction of work-related musculoskeletal disorders through the successful strategies contributing to a healthy construction workplace. The aim of this work is to contribute towards the understanding of a healthy construction workplace brought about by the best practices implemented by large construction sites. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constituting the Healthy Employee? Governing gendered subjects in workplace health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Erika Björklund; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Workplace health promotion; health education; physical activity; diet; discourse; governmentality; bio-power; gender;

    Abstract : With a post-structural approach and an analytical focus on processes of governmentality and biopower, this study is concerned with how discourses of health are contextualized in educational practice and interaction between educators and participants in workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions. Of concern are issues of the discursive production, regulation and representation of power, knowledge and subjects as gendered beings in workplace health promotion interventions. READ MORE