Search for dissertations about: "Body build"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words Body build.

  1. 1. Food intake, fibrinolysis and risk factors for cardiovascular disease : studies with special focus on plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 (PAI-1)

    Author : Birgitta Sundell-Rånby; 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; Body build; diet; fiber; fibrinolysis; glucose; insulin; lipids; obesity; plasminogen activator inhibitor;

    Abstract : Elevated plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-1) activity levels, hyperlipemia, hypertension, impaired glucose tolerance and obesity, in particular central obesity, are all related to increased risk for the development of cardiovascular disease.Some risk factors are known to be and shown to be influenced by dietary habits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nutritional status, body composition and physical activity among older people living in residential care facilities

    Author : Maine Carlsson; Yngve Gustafson; Frode Slinde; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nutritional status; constipation; BW loss; UTI; body composition; exercise; muscle mass; functional balance; Nutrition; Näringslära; näringslära; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis was to study, whether drinkable yoghurt enriched with probiotic bacteria could have any effect on constipation and body weight (BW) among older people with dementia. Further, it concerns poor nutritional status among older people with physical and cognitive impairments and its relationship with factors commonly occur in older people living in residential care facilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multisensory mechanisms of body ownership and self-location

    Author : Arvid Guterstam; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Having an accurate sense of the spatial boundaries of the body is a prerequisite for interacting with the environment and is thus essential for the survival of any organism with a central nervous system. Every second, our brain receives a staggering amount of information from the body across different sensory channels, each of which features a certain degree of noise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantum Holonomy for Many-Body Systems and Quantum Computation

    Author : Vahid Azimi Mousolou; Erik Sjöqvist; Rosario Fazio; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Quantum holonomy; geometric phase; quantum correlations; quantum phase transitions; quantum computation; Natural Science; Naturvetenskap; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : The research of this Ph. D. thesis is in the field of Quantum Computation and QuantumInformation. A key problem in this field is the fragile nature of quantum states. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Aesthetics of Movement : Variations on Gilles Deleuze and Merce Cunningham

    Author : Camilla Damkjaer; Sven Åke Heed; Niels Overgaard Lehmann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interdisciplinary studies; Gilles Deleuze; Merce Cunningham; John Cage; Félix Guattari; Francis Bacon; dance; philosophy; movement; choreography; the body; heterogeneity; juxtaposition; representation; happening; chance.; Theatre; Teatervetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an interdisciplinary study of the aesthetics of movement in Gilles Deleuze’s writings and in Merce Cunningham’s choreographies. But it is also a study of the movement that arises when the two meet in a series of variations, where also their respective working partners Félix Guattari and John Cage enter. READ MORE