Search for dissertations about: "BMI"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 494 swedish dissertations containing the word BMI.

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

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Paulina Nowicka; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    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. Obesity and Common Surgical Disorders, Effects on Incidence and Complications

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Anders Rosemar; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obesity; complications; BMI; diverticular disease; groin hernia; postoperative complications; groin hernia repair; surgery; incidence;

    Abstract : Background: Overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly common, not only in the developed countries but also in developing countries. It is well documented that obesity increases the risk of several medical disorders; however, less is known of effects of obesity on common surgical disorders and treatments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetic Determinants of Obesity in Relation to Diet, Weight Gain and Mortality

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Gull Rukh; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; genetic variants; copy number variants; genetic risk score; BMI; gene-diet interactions; annual weight change; substantial weight gain; sugar-sweetened beverages; mortality; Mendelian randomization;

    Abstract : Obesity is one of the major health concerns that has reached epidemic proportions globally. It is generally believed to be a result of interactions between genetic and environmental factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sweet Taste Perception in Relation to Oral and General Health

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Odontology

    Author : Heba Ashi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; BMI; Caries prevalence; Children; Dental caries; Dietary habits; Obesity; Plaque pH; Pregnancy; Sweet taste perception;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to study the difference in sweet taste perception, dental caries and BMI between three different geographical areas (Italy, Mexico and Saudi Arabia) and to elucidate the relationship of sweet taste perception with caries and BMI. Dietary habits were also assessed in relation to sweet taste perception in Saudi Arabia. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS): Ascertainment, risk factors, and problems with classification

    University dissertation from Bengt Littorin, Södervärns Vårdcentral, Ahlmansgatan 12, S-214 27 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Bengt Littorin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; type 1; stress; register; life events; incidence; ICA; family characteristics; GADA; epidemiology; diabetes mellitus; classification; Ascertainment; BMI; type 2; unclassifiable; year of diagnosis.; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; diabetologi;

    Abstract : The Diabetes Incidence Study in Sweden (DISS) registers diabetes in young adults aged 15-34 years in Sweden. This thesis aims to validate the ascertainment, methods in the classification of diabetes, and putative etiological factors such as family background, psychological stress, and BMI, that may affect the incidence of diabetes in young adults, in the DISS registry. READ MORE