Search for dissertations about: "Body Awareness"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words Body Awareness.

  1. 6. Body-ownership and visual perception

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neuroscience

    Author : Björn van der Hoort; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The idea that our body plays an important role in visual perception has a long history in storytelling and philosophy. Some ideas are very intuitive. For example, few will disagree with the notion that smaller people perceive the world to be bigger, and vice versa, that larger people perceive the world to be smaller. READ MORE

  2. 7. Moved by movement: A person-centered approach to physical therapy in the treatment of major depression

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neuroscience

    Author : Louise Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; exercise; physical therapy; body awareness; randomized controlled trial; hermeneutic phenomenology;

    Abstract : Major depression (MD) is a common and debilitating condition. To expand knowledge on adjunctive treatment perspectives, this thesis explores a physical therapy approach in the treatment of MD. READ MORE

  3. 8. The structure of knowing Existential trust as an epistemological category

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Hildur Kalman; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; lived body; knowing; existential trust; tacit knowing; Pkolanyi; subsidiary awareness; experience; gender; epistemology; from-to structure; agency;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the structure of knowing, and it argues that existential trust is an epistemological category.The aim of the dissertation is to develop a view according to which all human activity is seen as an activity of a lived body, and in which the understanding of the structure of such activity is regarded as central for the solution even of epistemological problems. READ MORE

  4. 9. Participation in dance, rhythm and music activities : experiences of healthy elderly and persons with stroke

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Kerstin Thornberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; body awareness;

    Abstract : Participation in meaningful creative activities such as dance and rhythm/music has been found beneficial for older adults and for persons with stroke, as it might increase awareness, improve emotional and physical status, and thus be salutogenic. The aim of this study was to explore and understand participation in dance, rhythm and music activities for healthy elderly persons and for persons who have had a stroke. READ MORE

  5. 10. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE