Search for dissertations about: "Anthropometry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the word Anthropometry.

  1. 1. A laboratory vehicle mock-up research work on truck driver’s selected seat position and posture A mathematical model approach with respect to anthropometry, body landmark locations and discomfort

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Kianoush Fatollahzadeh; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; truck driving; anthropometry; body landmarks; discomfort; sitting posture; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Other industrial engineering and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Professional truck drivers are highly exposed to fatigue and work related injuries. Truck drivers are common victims of musculoskeletal disorders, frequently suffering from pain symptoms particularly in the neck, shoulder and lower back. This situation is believed to be a contributor to the high absenteeism in this job category. READ MORE

  2. 2. The immune microenvironment of colorectal cancer - Relationship with survival, sidedness, and pre-diagnostic anthropometry

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Jonna Berntsson; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Colorectal Cancer; T cells; B cells; PD-1; PD-L1; immune system; prognosis; anthropometry; obesity;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer worldwide. Increasing evidence suggests that CRC should be considered a heterogeneous disease, with multiple differences between proximal and distal tumours. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anthropometry in the elderly. Population studies on longitudinal changes, secular trends and risk for morbidity and mortality

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Debashish Kumar Dey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anthropometry; height; body weight; body mass index; waist circumference; longitudinal changes; ageing; secular trends; stroke; morbidity; mortality; elderly;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to a) describe longitudinal changes in height and body weight (BW) between the ages 70 and 95y; b) describe secular trends in height and BW of 70-year-olds and their relation to social and lifestyle factors; c) investigate waist circumference (WC) and body mass index (BMI) at age 70 as risk for stroke during a 15-y follow-up; and, d) examine the relationship between 1) BMI at age 70 and 15-y all- cause mortality, 2) the percentage of weight change from age 70 to 75 and subsequent 5- and 10-y mortality. The studies were performed within the framework of the gerontological and geriatric population studies in Göteborg, Sweden-the H70 studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consideration of anthropometric diversity : Methods for virtual product and production development

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Erik Brolin; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Teknik; Technology; Ergonomics; Human Factors; Anthropometry; Diversity; Digital Human Modelling; Simulation; Visualisation; User Centred Design; Workplace Design; Product Design; Accomodation; Accommodation;

    Abstract : Ergonomics and Human Factors address factors important to consider in the product and production development process. This is done through a User Centred Design process where focus is put on human-machine interactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Malnutrition in Elderly People in Need of Municipal care

    University dissertation from Linköpings universitet

    Author : Lennart Christensson; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged; Aged; 80 and over; Analysis of Variance; Anthropometry; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Geriatric Assessment; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Assessment; Nutritional Status *physiology; Protein-Energy Malnutrition *physiopathology; Regression Analysis; Residential Facilities; Sweden; Urban Population; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe nutritional status in elderly people at the time of entering municipal care, to evaluate nutritional assessment techniques and to investigate the effect of a nutritional care plan. Furthermore the aim was to investigate the staffs' attitudes towards nutritional nursing care. READ MORE