Search for dissertations about: "Body"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3721 swedish dissertations containing the word Body.

  1. 1. Body of movement (in)forming movement

    University dissertation from Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Linnea Bågander; Högskolan i Borås.; Högskolan i Borås.; Högskolan i Borås.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fashion design; Movement; Body; Material; Dance; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ; Fashion; architecture; movement qualities; material choreography; choreography; performing arts; collaborative development;

    Abstract : In dance many choreographers uses neutral garments not to distract too much from the movement the ”natural” body performs. Still these garments paints the body with color, form, identity and movement qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Body Acts Queer

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Maja Gunn; Högskolan i Borås.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Body; Clothes; Design; Desire; Direction; Fashion; Feminism; Gaze; Gender; Ideology; Other; Perception; Performance; Performative; Performativity; Power; Research; Sexuality; Text; Queer; Writing.; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : Body Acts Queer is an exploration of the performative and ideological functions of clothes with regard to gender, feminism and queer. It is an artistic, practice-based thesis in the field of fashion and design. The thesis includes three projects: On & Off, If you were a girl I would love you even more and The Club Scene. READ MORE

  3. 3. Body Games : Designing for movement-based play in co-located social settings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Elena Márquez Segura; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Man-Machine-Interaction MMI ; människa-maskin-interaktion MMI ;

    Abstract : The challenge of designing for games and playful activities has moved past the technical, to focus on how to design for a design space where the threads of the digital technologies and the physical world interweave and entangle creating a hybrid fabric where play can take place. But how can we bridge between the digital and physical world where play is enacted and unravel the tangle of this hybrid fabric? How can we braid the digital and digital threads to spur playful experiences? In this thesis, I focus on a concrete fabric of hybrid play: co–located physical and social play, and propose a framework for design in this scenario: the PLAY BOOST framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Sensational Body A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human body composition. Reference data and anthropometric equations. The metabolic syndrome and risk

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

    Author : Ingrid Larsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adults; anthropometry; atherosclerotic morbidity; body composition; body fat; cardiovascular disease; DEXA; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry; fat-free mass; FFM; humans; metabolic syndrome; morbidity; mortality; prediction equations; randomly selected sample; reference data; sagittal trunk diameter; TBK; total body potassium; waist circumference;

    Abstract : The determination of body composition is a key to the understanding of the relation between obesity and disease. In order to evaluate body composition data, reference values are needed. Since methods with high validity and reproducibility are expensive and often time consuming, simpler techniques based on anthropometry are needed. READ MORE