Search for dissertations about: "Exercise preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Exercise preferences.

  1. 1. On the prevention of migraine -focus on exercise and the patient's perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emma Varkey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; headache; physical activity; exercise; chronic disease; rehabilitation; physical therapy; relaxation; prevention; quality of life; attitudes; knowledge; experiences;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Migraine is a common neurological disorder causing huge suffering both for the individuals affected and for society. As migraine is a chronic disorder that cannot be cured, but merely relieved, prevention is of great importance. Exercise is often recommended in migraine prevention, but evidence of efficacy is still lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Falls in older community-dwelling women and men risk factors and safety strategies. Fall risk awareness, fear of falling, and preferred exercise properties from a gender perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Petra Pohl; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; Community-dwelling; Falls; Fall-related injuries; Fear of falling; ICF; Gender; Exercise preferences; Fall risk awareness; Falls prevention; Safety precautions; Qualitative research;

    Abstract : Background Falls are the leading cause for non-fatal injuries in older community-dwelling people. Compared to men, women fall more often, experience more fall-related injuries, and report fear of falling (FoF) more often. Falls may be prevented with specific exercises, but adherence is often low in long-term. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advancing evidence-based practice in primary care physiotherapy Guideline implementation, clinical practice, and patient preferences

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Susanne Bernhardsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]

    Abstract : Research on physiotherapy treatment interventions has increased dramatically in the past 25 years and it is a challenge to transfer research findings into clinical practice, so that patients benefit from effective treatment. Development of clinical practice guidelines is a potentially useful strategy to implement research evidence into practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical exercise as a targeted therapy in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine, Solna

    Author : Li Alemo Munters; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]

    Abstract : Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are comprised of polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM) with muscle impairment being the primary clinical feature. With the currently recommended treatment regimen, a majority of patients develop sustained impaired muscle performance and poor health for undetermined reasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prescribed physical activity. A health economic analysis

    University dissertation from Physiotherapy

    Author : Åsa Romé; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; inactivity; costs; cost-effectiveness; quality of life; exercise referral; QALY; willingness to pay.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to estimate health economic consequences of the four-month primary care program ”Physical Activity on Prescription (PAP)”. Inactivity means a highly increased independent risk factor for public health diseases and morbidity, and is an economic burden to society. READ MORE