Search for dissertations about: "Agneta Ståhle"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Agneta Ståhle.

  1. 1. Physical fitness and quality of life in elderly patients recovering from an acute coronary event : a randomised controlled study on the effects of aerobic group training

    Author : Agneta Ståhle; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; elderly; acute coronary event; myocardial infarction; unstable angina pectoris; aerobic group training; exercise capacity; health related quality of life; randomised controlled trial; cardiac rehabilitation; physiotherapy; heart rate variability;

    Abstract : An active lifestyle into old age has been shown to reduce the risk for chronic disease, and conserve functional capacity. Caediac rehabilitation including exercise training is of proven value in ischemic heart disease. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promoting physical activity among overweight and obese children : Effects of a family-based lifestyle intervention on physical activity and metabolic markers

    Author : Catharina Bäcklund; Christel Larsson; Gunnevi Sundelin; Agneta Ståhle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; intervention: children: overweight: obestiy: physical activity; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background Overweight and obesity in childhood is associated with physical, psychological and social consequences. Physical inactivity is regarded as one of the main factors that have contributed to the increase in childhood obesity through out the world. READ MORE

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

    Author : Matti Leijon; Preben Bendtsen; Agneta Ståhle; Per Nilsen; Bernt Lindahl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Lung Function, Respiratory Muscle Strength and Effects of Breathing Exercises in Cardiac Surgery Patients

    Author : Charlotte Urell; Margareta Emtner; Elisabeth Westerdahl; Hans Hedenström; Agneta Ståhle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Breathing exercises; Cardiac surgery; Deep breathing; Lung function; Oxygenation; Physical therapy; Positive expiratory pressure; Spirometry; Respiratory muscle strength; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Background: Breathing exercises are widely used after cardiac surgery. The duration of exercises in the immediate postoperative period is not fully evaluated and only limited data regarding the effects of home-based breathing exercises after discharge from hospital have been published. READ MORE