Search for dissertations about: "Gunnevi Sundelin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Gunnevi Sundelin.

  1. 1. Physical activity, participation and self-rated health among older community-dwelling Icelanders : a population-based study

    Author : Solveig Arnadottir; Lillemor Lundin-Olsson; Elin Dianna Gunnarsdottir; Gunnevi Sundelin; Alan M Jette; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aging; older people; physical activity; participation; self-rated health; balance confidence; rural; urban; residence; International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health ICF ; Rasch measurement; standardized assessment; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Background: The main objective of this study was to investigate older people’s physical activity, their participation in various life situations, and their perceptions of their own health. This included an exploration of potential influences of urban versus rural residency on these outcomes, an evaluation of the measurement properties of a balance confidence scale, and an examination of the proposed usefulness of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a conceptual framework to facilitate analysis and understanding of selected outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Postural balance, physical activity and capacity among young people with intellectual disability

    Author : Sven Blomqvist; Börje Rehn; Anita Wester; Gunnevi Sundelin; Rolf Moe-Nilssen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mental retardation; postural stability; muscle strength; balance perturbation; aerobic capacity; young adults;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate postural balance, physical activity, physical capacity and their associations in young people (16-20 years) with intellectual disability (ID), mild to moderate. The aim was also to study the reliability and concurrent validity of postural balance tests. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting physical activity among overweight and obese children : Effects of a family-based lifestyle intervention on physical activity and metabolic markers

    Author : Catharina Bäcklund; Christel Larsson; Gunnevi Sundelin; Agneta Ståhle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; intervention: children: overweight: obestiy: physical activity; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Background Overweight and obesity in childhood is associated with physical, psychological and social consequences. Physical inactivity is regarded as one of the main factors that have contributed to the increase in childhood obesity through out the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work experiences among healthcare professionals in the beginning of their professional careers : a gender perspective

    Author : Birgit Enberg; Ann Öhman; Gunnevi Sundelin; Karin Harms-Ringdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Swedish healthcare organizations have undergone substantial organizational and economic restructuring during the 1990s due to financial cutbacks. Little is known about recently graduated healthcare professionals´ work experience in healthcare and their future career preferences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Musicianship and teaching : aspects of musculoskeletal disorders, physical and psychosocial work factors in musicians with focus on music teachers

    Author : Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund; Gunnevi Sundelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; music; musician; teaching; occupational; musculoskeletal; psychosocial aspect; mind-body; tai chi chuan; basic body awareness therapy; electromyography;

    Abstract : Musculoskeletal disorders are common among musicians at all levels of performance. Since music teachers train our future musicians it is important to understand their work environment. By creating good examples of a healthy work environment, they can teach their students how to stay healthy and to prevent pain. READ MORE