Search for dissertations about: "Fall-related self-efficacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Fall-related self-efficacy.

  1. 1. Fear of falling in persons with Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Stina Jonasson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : Activity avoidance; Balance confidence; Concerns about falling; Fall-related self-efficacy; International Classification of Functioning; Disability and Health ICF ; Linking study; Psychometrics; Qualitative research; Regression analysis; Reliability; Self-reported rating scale;

    Abstract : Fear of falling (FOF) is common in persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and may have large consequences in daily life, causing a sedentary lifestyle, social isolation and reduced quality of life. FOF is therefore an important aspect to consider for researchers as well as clinicians and the rehabilitation team. READ MORE

  2. 2. Falls, fear of falling and falls self : Efficacy among adults with multiple sclerosis

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

    Author : Elizabeth Peterson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational therapy; multiple sclerosis; falls; fear of falling; falls self-efficacy; injury prevention;

    Abstract : Although falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults and increasingly recognized as threat to the wellbeing of people living with chronic neurological conditions, fall prevention research involving people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is just emerging. The overall aim of this thesis was to generate new knowledge about fear of falling (FoF), fall-related injuries, and falls self-efficacy among middle aged and older adults with MS to inform development of occupational therapy interventions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fall-related concerns, balance and gait in older adults with osteoporosis

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

    Author : Alexandra Halvarsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the short- and long-term effects of a specific and progressive balance-training programme, focusing on dual- and multi-task exercises, with respect to fall-related concerns, gait, balance performance and physical function in older adults with osteoporosis. Furthermore, to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Falls Efficacy Scale-International questionnaire, and to explore perceptions of fall-related concerns and balance after participating in the balance-training programme. READ MORE

  4. 4. Balance performance in people with Parkinson’s disease. Effects of subthalamic Deep Brain Stimulation

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Maria H Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson s disease; Deep Brain Stimulation; subthalamic nucleus; balance; falls.; fear of falling;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this work were to investigate if Deep Brain Stimulation in the subthalamic nuclei (STN) affected balance, fear of falling and falls in people with Parkinson's disease. The effect of STN stimulation alone was investigated in Papers I, II and III. READ MORE

  5. 5. Individually tailored physical and daily activities for residents in nursing home settings : a Scandinavian multi-centre study

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

    Author : Helena Grönstedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis was to describe the impact of an individually tailored intervention programme, in nursing home settings, on physical capacity, degree of dependence in activities of daily living (ADL), long-term participation in physical and/or daily activities, and self-rated well-being. The different aims were to present the rationale and design of the study to describe the levels of physical and cognitive func tion, dependence in ADL, and degree of well-being of the participants at baseline, to investigate the feasibility of measuring muscle strength, mobility, balance function, dependence in ADL, physical activity level, and cognitive function in elderly nursing home residents, and also to detect any correlations between these measurements, to describe the effect of three months of individua lly tailored physical and daily activities for elderly nursing home residents on muscle strength, mobility, balance function, fall-related self-efficacy, dependence in ADL, and physical activity level, to evaluate the long-term effects, within and between groups, on well-be ing, cognitive function, mobility, dependence in ADL, physical activity level, and di fferent dimensions of physical function three months after the intervention was completed Material and methods: Elderly residents (n=322) from nursing hom es in three Scandinavian countries were randomised to either an Intervention group (IG) or Control Group (CG). READ MORE