Search for dissertations about: "Gunilla Morinder"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Gunilla Morinder.

  1. 1. Cardiorespiratory fitness, insulin sensitivity, and perceptions of obesity treatment in obese children and adolescents

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

    Author : Gunilla Morinder; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; body composition; cardiorespiratory fitness; children; insulin sensitivity; obesity; phenomenography; physical activity; physical education classes; reproducibility; 6MWT;

    Abstract : Background and Aims: The childhood obesity epidemic is accelerating throughout the world and is associated with long-term medical and psychosocial consequences. To gain knowledge for clinical practice and further research, the overall aims of this thesis were to explore and describe obese children s and adolescents physical fitness, participation in organized physical activity, and insulin sensitivity (SI). READ MORE