Search for dissertations about: "Ann Sörlin"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Ann Sörlin.

  1. 1. Health and the elusive gender equality : Can the impact of gender equality on health be measured?

    Author : Ann Sörlin; Ann Öhman; Lars Lindholm; Tuija Muhonen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; health; gender gap; index; organizations; companies; couple relations; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: All over the world men and women show different health patterns, and therecan be many and various reasons for these differences. This thesis therefore evaluates theimpact of gender equality on health. To do this, we must be able to measure gender equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Active workstations : a NEAT way to prevent and treat overweight and obesity?

    Author : Frida Bergman; Tommy Olsson; Ann Sörlin; Carl-Johan Boraxbekk; Patrik Wennberg; Fredrik Öhberg; Mats Börjesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; treadmill workstations; sedentary behaviour; light-intensity physical activity; non-exercise activity thermogenesis; office workers; obesity;

    Abstract : Background: Modern society is triggering sedentary behaviours in different domains. Different strategies can be used to reduce the time spent sitting and increase physical activity in the office environment, which is one domain where sedentary time is often high. One such strategy could be to install treadmill workstations. READ MORE

  3. 3. The relevance and assessment of limb muscle function in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Erik Frykholm; André Nyberg; Ann Sörlin; Per Stål; Thomas Sandström; Lars Nyberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; lower and upper limb activities; quadriceps function; reliability; association; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that is characterised by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation. Consequences beyond the airways and lungs are common, and include limb muscle dysfunction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Traumatic spinal cord injuries in rural Tanzania : occurrences, clinical outcomes and life situations of persons living in the Kilimanjaro region

    Author : Haleluya Moshi; Ann Sörlin; Klas-Göran Sahlen; Gunnevi Sundelin; Lena Nilsson-Wikmar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatic spinal cord injuries; rural; low income country; clinical outcomes; quality of life; rehabiliteringsmedicin; Rehabilitation Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) is one of the most troubling health condition as it leaves the inflicted individual with irreversible sensorimotor impairment. Rural areas of Tanzania and other low income countries are characterized by inadequate emergency, medical and rehabilitation services and are mostly inaccessible by wheelchair. READ MORE