Search for dissertations about: "Jan Ekstrand"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Jan Ekstrand.

  1. 1. Match-related risk factors for injury in male professional football

    Author : Håkan Bengtsson; Martin Hägglund; Markus Waldén; Jan Ekstrand; Keith Stokes; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Injuries are common in professional football, especially during matches, and they cause suffering for players, in both the short and the long term. It is therefore important to try to prevent these injuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiology and prevention of football injuries

    Author : Martin Hägglund; Jan Ekstrand; Lars Engebretsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Football; Injury prevention; Incidence; Re-injury; Rehabilitation; Elite; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to study the incidence, severity and pattern of injury in male and female elite football players; to study time trends in injury risk; to identify risk factors for injury; and to test the effectiveness of an intervention programme aimed at preventing re-injury.All studies followed a prospective design using standardised definitions and data collection forms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eccentric training in the treatment of tendinopathy

    Author : Per Jonsson; Håkan Alfredson; Jan Ekstrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Eccentric training; Achilles tendon; patellar tendon; supraspinatus tendon; impingement; tendinopathy; tendinosis;

    Abstract : Chronic painful tendinopathies are common, not only in sports and recreationally active people, but also among people with a sedentary lifestyle. Both the lower and upper limbs are affected. There is lack of knowledge about the etiology and pathogenesis to tendinopathy, and many different treatments options have been presented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk factors for injury in men´s professional football

    Author : Karolina Kristenson; Martin Hägglund; Jan Ekstrand; Markus Waldén; Harald Roos; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Age; artificial turf; cohort study; elite; epidemiology; overuse injury; soccer; surface; sporting injuries; playing position;

    Abstract : This thesis includes four papers based on three different prospective cohort studies on injury characteristics in men’s professional football. The same general methodology was used in all papers. Time-loss injuries and player individual exposure was registered for match and training separately. READ MORE

  5. 5. Body fat distribution, inflammation and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Fredrik Toss; Anna Nordström; Peter Nordström; Jan Ekstrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; fat mass; lean mass; fat distribution; stroke; myocardial infarction; cardiovascular disease; cardiovascular risk factors; inflammation; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry; mortality; erythrocyte sedimentation rate; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the major health issues of our time. The prevalence of CVD is increasing, both in industrialized and in developing countries, and causes suffering and a decreased quality of life for millions of people worldwide. READ MORE