Search for dissertations about: "Erik Rosendahl"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Erik Rosendahl.

  1. 1. Fall prediction and a high-intensity functional exercise programme to improve physical functions and to prevent falls among older people living in residential care facilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Erik Rosendahl; [2006]
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  2. 2. Fall prediction and a high-intensity functional exercise programme to improve physical functions and to prevent falls among older people living in residential care facilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Erik Rosendahl; Lars Nyberg; Yngve Gustafson; Gun-Britt Jarnlo; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; frail elderly; cognition disorders; residential facilities; randomized controlled trials; exercise; exercise therapy; nutrition; predictive value of tests; accidental falls: prevention control; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Impairments in balance, mobility, and lower-limb strength are common in the growing population of older people and can lead to dramatic consequences for the individual, such as dependency in activities of daily living, admission to nursing home, falls, and fractures. The main purposes of this thesis were, among older people in residential care facilities, to validate a fall-risk assessment tool and to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro-gramme regarding its applicability as well as its effect on physical functions and falls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Depression in older people with and without dementia non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Peter Nordström; Knut Engedal; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical exercise and mental health among older people measurement methods and exercise effects focusing on people living in residential care facilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mia Conradsson; Erik Rosendahl; Yngve Gustafson; Håkan Littbrand; Nina Beyer; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; residential facilities; depression; exercise; dementia; cognitive disorders; postural balance; validation studies; reproducibility of results; randomized controlled trial; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study the effects of exercise on mental health among older people living in residential care facilities. The aim was also to study the reliability of an assessment scale for balance function and the usefulness of an assessment scale for depressive symptoms among older people, including people with cognitive impairments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical exercise for older people focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Yngve Gustafson; Kerstin Frändin; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; dementia; exercise; frail elderly; nutrition; randomized controlled trial; residential facilities; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The main purposes of this thesis were to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro­gramme, regarding its applicability (attendance, achieved intensity, adverse events) as well as its effect on physical functions and activities of daily living (ADL) among older people living in residential care facilities, with a special focus on people with dementia. Furthermore, a main purpose was to systematically review the applicability and effects of physical exercise on physical functions, cognitive functions, and ADL among people with dementia. READ MORE