Search for dissertations about: "Injury prevention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 160 swedish dissertations containing the words Injury prevention.

  1. 1. Hand Injury from Powered Wood Splitters

    Author : Aron Lindqvist; Olle Nilsson; Bengt Gerdin; Christer Sollerman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Wood splitter; Wedge splitter; Screw splitter; Consumer product related injury; Agricultural injury; Occupational injury; Hand injury; Child injury; Injury prevention; Vedklyv; Kilklyv; Hydraulklyv; Skruvklyv; Arbetsskada; Handskada; Skada barn; Skadeprevention; Plastic surgery; Plastikkirurgi; Hand surgery; Handkirurgi; Orthopaedics; Ortopedi; Occupational medicine; Yrkesmedicin; Plastic Surgery; Plastikkirurgi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study on hand injury from powered wood splitters was to describe injury epidemiology and anatomy, to rate injury severity, to evaluate the outcome after injury and to describe factors of possible importance for the occurrence of injury.By searching a computerized patient registry, 131 patients injured by wood splitters from 1995 to 2001 were identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serious occupational injuries by "accidents" : possible means of prevention and injury mitigation

    Author : Torgny Jarl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational; accident; injury; prevention; personal safety equipment; emergency action; commercial vehicles;

    Abstract : An analysis of the circumstances preceding severe occupational injuries as a consequence of impacts has shown that well-known risks are of great importance in 75 per cent of the cases. This indicates that the subjective cause "neglect" is common. The negligence is distributed to the same extent among employers as among employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychology of Sport Injury : Prediction, Prevention and Rehabilitation in Swedish Team Sport Athletes

    Author : Andreas Ivarsson; Urban Johnson; Judy van Raalte; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Athletic injury; prediction; prevention; psychology; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of five separate studies that all have focused on different aspects of the relationship between psychological factors and sport injuries.In the first study the aim was to investigate female elite soccer players’ experiences of the time prior to the occurrence of an ACL injury. READ MORE

  4. 4. Snowmobile, motorcycle and moose-car accidents : aspects on injury control

    Author : Ulf Björnstig; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Injury; accident; prevention; snowmobile; motorcycle; moose-car collision;

    Abstract : Injuries related to snowmobiles, motorcycles and moose-car collisions have increased. The aim of the present thesis was to analyse mechanisms and consequences in fatal and non-fatal accidents of these types, and to penetrate possible preventive measures.SnowmobilesThe median age of the injured was 30 and of the killed 32, males pre­dominating. READ MORE

  5. 5. Whiplash injury : a clinical, radiographic and psychological investigation

    Author : Kurt Pettersson; Seppo Santavirta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical spine; whiplash injury; MRI; personality traits; steroid therapy; sagittal canal diameter; chronic symptoms;

    Abstract : Whiplash injury is a common and troublesome disorder and approximately 10-40 per cent of its victims develop chronic symptoms. The annual incidence is estimated at 1/1000 inhabitants and the prevalence at 1%. The cause of chronic symptoms after whiplash injury is still unknown and no effective treatment has been presented so far. READ MORE