Search for dissertations about: "BMI z-score"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words BMI z-score.

  1. 1. Childhood and adolescent obesity: Multidisciplinary approaches in a clinical setting

    Author : Paulina Nowicka; Preventiv pediatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; Family Therapy; Overweight; Obesity; Physical Activity; Treatment; Adolescent; Self-Esteem; BMI z-score; BMI; Body Composition; Child;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: The high prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents emphasizes the necessity to develop evidence-based treatment programs that are useful in a clinical setting. AIMS: The overall aim of the thesis was to develop and evaluate multidisciplinary approaches for management of children and adolescents with obesity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Childhood obesity prevention in the context of socio-economic status and migration

    Author : Maria B Magnusson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : BMI z-score; childhood obesity; counselling; dietary pattern; health belief; migration; physical activity; school nurses; socio-economic status; prevention;

    Abstract : Abstract Childhood obesity prevention in the context of socio-economic status and migration Maria Magnusson, Department of Public Health and Community, Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Background and aim The childhood obesity epidemic seems to be levelling out but groups with low socio-economic status (SES) remain disadvantaged in this context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diets of European children, with focus on BMI, well-being, and families The IDEFICS/I.Family cohort

    Author : Louise Arvidsson; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; body mass index; child; diet; feeding practices; intervention; mutans streptococci; parents; restriction; well-being;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate children’s diet, BMI z-score, and parental feeding practices (PFPs), in relation to mutans streptococci (MS) count, psychosocial well-being and children’s BMI trajectory, as well as exploring the effect of the intervention in the IDEFICS (Identification and prevention of dietary- and lifestyle-induced health effects in children and infants) study on diets of families five years after the intervention. About 16,000 children from eight European countries participated in the IDEFICS study in 2007/2008 (referred to as index children). READ MORE

  4. 4. Body size and physical activity : epidemiological studies on children and young adults

    Author : Marit Eriksson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Body composition; body mass index; body size; epidemiology; family; heritability; obesity; overweight; physical activity; sport;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase the knowledge about different aspects of body size and physical activity among Swedish children and young adults. Specific aims were: (i) to investigate how BMI-distributions (BMI=Body Mass Index) have changed among Swedish children over a 12 year period, (ii) to study effects of pre- and postnatal growth on body size and body composition in adolescence, (iii) to study associations between parents and children s physical activity, and (iv) to investigate genetic contributions to physical activity behavior. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Process of Change in Patterns of Daily Occupations among Parents of Children with Obesity - Time use, family characteristics and factors related to change

    Author : Kristina Orban; Hållbar vardag och hälsa i ett livsperspektiv; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; shared patterns of daily occupations; time-geographical diaries; occupational therapy; parents; occupation-focused approach; childhood obesity; health promotion;

    Abstract : This thesis provides new insights into parents’ patterns of daily occupations. It proceeds from the basis of an occupational perspective on family life, using an occupational lens to understand how, when and where individuals spend their time. READ MORE