Search for dissertations about: "INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för Kostvetenskap

    Author : Catharina Bäcklund; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intervention: children: overweight: obestiy: physical activity; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Domestic science and nutrition; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap 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

  2. 2. Multidimensional Aspects of Dystonia Description and Physiotherapy Management

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Zetterberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; dystonia; health; movement analysis; physiotherapy; quality of life; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this research was to increase the knowledge about dystonia by identifying factors that influence self-reported quality of life and health in this disorder and to determine what factors predict disability. A further aim was to develop an objective outcome measure for quantifying the movement dysfunction in cervical dystonia (CD) and evaluate effects of physiotherapy. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Solveig Arnadottir; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : 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; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap 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

  4. 4. Self-management of Persistent Neck Pain A Multi-component Group Intervention in Primary Health Care

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Catharina Gustavsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; coping; neck pain; physiotherapy; predictors; randomized controlled trial; self-assessment questionnaire; self-management; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate effects of a multi-component pain and stress self-management group intervention (PASS) and to explore plausible predictors associated with short-term and long-term treatment effects among patients with persistent tension-type neck pain in primary health care (PHC).Study I was a pilot study in order to explore feasibility of the study design and methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Motion interactive games for children with motor disorders motivation, physical activity, and motor control

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Marlene Sandlund; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; parents; cerebral palsy; physical training; home training; motivation; physical activity; motor control; virtual reality; video games.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : As motion interactive games have become more widespread the interest in using these games in rehabilitation of children with motor disorders has increased among both clinical professionals and the families of these children. The general aim of this thesis was to evaluate the feasibility of using interactive games in rehabilitation of children to promote motivation for practice, physical activity, and motor control. READ MORE