Search for dissertations about: "motor disability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words motor disability.

  1. 1. Deadlift training for patients with mechanical low back pain a comparison of the effects of a high-load lifting exercise and individualized low-load motor control exercises

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lars Berglund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low back pain; Motor control; Deadlift; Randomized controlled trial; Pain; Disability; Activity; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Disability due to low back pain is common. While evidence exist that exercise is effective in reducing pain and disability, it is still largely undetermined which kind of exercises that are most effective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hand function in children and in persons with neurological disorders aspects of movement control and evaluation of measurements

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Elisabeth Svensson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebellum; disability; hand function; hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies; latency; motor control; reactive control; reproducibility; sensation; strength; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Hand function is of great importance in the many daily activities that require well-coordinated hand and arm movements. Measurement of hand function is an essential element in the rehabilitation process, in order to facilitate medical diagnosis and determine developmental stages, functional levels, and the efficacy of treatment interventions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke in geriatric patients - Aspects of depression, cognition and motor activity

    University dissertation from Med Clin, University Hospital of Lund

    Author : Berit Agrell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; laterality; stroke; rating scales; motoractivity; aphasia; neglect; disability; depression; cognition; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : Six depression rating scales, GDS, Zung, CES-D, CPRS-D and Cornell, were compared in 40 patients. The validity was good for all scales except for the Cornell scale. A comprehensive investigation was done in 116 elderly stroke patients. There was no difference in prevalence and severity of post-stroke depression in relation to side of lesion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Congenital and Childhood Myotonic Dystrophy type 1 - the impact on central nervous system, visual and motor function

    University dissertation from Med Clin, University Hospital of Lund

    Author : Anne-Berit Ekström; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; myotonic dystrophy type 1; children; muscle strength; motor function; autism spectrum conditions; learning disability; adaptive skills; visual impairment; hyperopia;

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  5. 5. Physiotherapeutic rehabilitation and lumbar fusion surgery

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Allan Abbott; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biopsychosocial factors; chronic low back pain; disability; health related quality of life; ICF; mediation; outcome prediction; rehabilitation; spinal fusion;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades, the economic costs and rates of lumbar fusion surgery for chronic low back pain has risen dramatically in western industrialized countries. Data from the Swedish National Spine Register suggest that 25% of patients experience unimproved pain and up to 40% are not satisfied with the outcome of lumbar fusion surgery. READ MORE