Search for dissertations about: "Karin Wadell"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Karin Wadell.

  1. 1. Physical training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - COPD

    Author : Karin Wadell; Sven Larsson; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical therapy; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Physical training; Oxygen; Water training; Group training; Physical capacity; Health related quality of life; Long-term effect; Sjukgymnastik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, places a substantial burden of disability on the growing number of patients and causes large costs for the society. Tobacco smoke is the most important risk factor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies for exercise assessment and training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    University dissertation from Umea : Umeå university

    Author : Tania Janaudis-Ferreira; Karin Wadell; Margareta Emtner; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; exercise; assessment; muscle strength; arm function; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Rationale: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not only a common lung disease but is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) helps optimize function and independence by increasing exercise capacity, reducing symptoms and improving health related quality of life (HRQL). READ MORE

  3. 3. COPD in primary care exploring conditions for implementation of evidence-based interventions and eHealth

    University dissertation from Umea : Umeå university

    Author : Sara Lundell; Karin Wadell; Börje Rehn; Åsa Holmner; Maria Wiklund; Lisa Skär; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; primary care; implementation; eHealth; qualitative; mixed methods; meta-analysis; KOL; primärvård; implementering; eHälsa; Kvalitativ; mixad metod; metaanalys; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major public health problem. Symptoms and comorbidities associated with COPD affect the whole body. Clinical guidelines for COPD recommend pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) including exercise training and education promoting self-management strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Single limb exercises in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease feasibility, methodology, effects and evidence

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Andre Nyberg; Karin Wadell; Britta Lindström; Monika Fagevik Olsén; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; elastic resistance; exercise capacity; health-related quality of life; randomized controlled design; single limb exercises; systematic review; study protocol;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. COPD is a slowly progressive, inflammatory disease in the airways and lungs, caused mainly by smoking. The inflammation leads to a narrowing of the small airways (airway obstruction) and a destruction of tissue in the lungs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical performance, physical activity, body composition and exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Print och Media

    Author : Camilla Sandberg; Bengt Johansson; Karin Wadell; Lena Jonasson; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; physical performance; physical activity; body composition; exercise training; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Background Adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing population and related to advances in surgical and medical treatment, they now outnumber the children with corresponding lesions. Since a congenital heart lesion often results in reduced exercise capacity, this population is a potential target for physiotherapy. READ MORE