Search for dissertations about: "work ability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1272 swedish dissertations containing the words work ability.

  1. 1. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Antalet äldre i befolkningen ökar i förhållande till andra åldersgrupper. Detta beskrivs medföra en ekonomisk utmaning för samhället och att fler äldre behöver skjuta upp sin ålderspension. READ MORE

  2. 2. Work ability in young adults

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

    Author : Maria Boström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sustainable work ability; young workers; working life; prevention;

    Abstract : Young adults may need special attention in their shift from student life to working life, to guarantee work ability. Being new at the workplace, they may encounter high expectations, resulting in high job demands. Also, they can expect to have a long working life and therefore need to have good work ability when entering the labor market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of work and health in women with fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Annie Palstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; pain; tender points; work; work ability; health; women; physical; physical capacity; physical workload; resistance exercise; focus groups;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by persistent widespread pain, increased pain sensitivity and tenderness. FM is also associated with fatigue, psychological distress, impaired physical capacity, activity limitations and impacts the ability to work. READ MORE

  4. 4. Explaining occupational disorders and work ability among home care workers

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Lotta Dellve; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational diseases; work injury; musculoskeletal; sick leave; retirement; work ability; home care; home care service; home health aides; nursing personnel;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate what factors and conditions contribute to explain the incidences of reported occupational disorders (occupational injuries and work-related diseases and symptoms) and work ability (long-term work ability, long-term sick leave and disability pension) among home care workers (HCWs).Factors at three levels were investigated in this thesis: the macro-organisational level, the workplace level and the individual level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sickness Absence in Sweden Its relation to Work, Health and Social Insurance Factors

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Lars-Gunnar Engström; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; return to work; work ability; work related factors; psycho-social work environment; health related factors; social insurance system factors; vocational rehabilitation; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: The high levels of sickness absence and disability pensioning experienced during the 1990's and 2000's have become both socially as well as financially burdensome for society. Sickness absence implies a costly loss of production for society and large groups of individuals are risking to become marginalised on the labour market. READ MORE