Search for dissertations about: "Leisure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 swedish dissertations containing the word Leisure.

  1. 1. Leisure in adolescence : youths' activity choices and why they are linked to problems for some and not others

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Andreas Persson; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; structured activities; unstructured activities; extracurricular activities; youth centers; parent relations; peer relations; delinquency; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents spend a great amount of time engaged in different leisure activities. Some of the activity choices they make can put them at risk for negative socialization. In particular, peer-oriented, unstructured activities such as hanging out on the streets or at neighborhood recreation centers have been linked to problem development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leisure and muscular performance in health and disease a study of 40-64-year-old northern Swedes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Björn Gerdle; Umeå universitet.; [1985]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leisure; health; skeletal muscle; isokinetics; electromyography; plantar flexion; muscular fatigue;

    Abstract : Categories and frequencies of leisureactivities employed by 156 randomly selected males and females aged 40-44, 50-54, 60-64 were investigated by structured interviews and were related to leisuresatisfaction, to experienced health and socio-economic status. In equal numbers (15) of males and females from each group and in 24 males (60 +_6 years) with intermittent claudication (Cl) isokinetic plantar flexion performance was investigated with registrations of peak torque (PT), contractional work (CW), active range-of-motion (RoM) and integrated electromyograms from all threee triceps surae heads. READ MORE

  3. 3. Time for Retirement Studies on how leisure and family associate with retirement timing in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Linda Kridahl; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; retirement; leisure; grandparenthood; elderly parents; marriage; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Retirement transition is a major life event in later adult life. Its timing is important for older individuals for economic, personal and family reasons, as well as for aging societies contemplating a comprehensive plan for population changes, including sustainability of the labor force, pension system, and welfare services such as eldercare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leisure activities and youth citizenship what local councils tell about youths' leisure from the perspective of citizenship on their homepages

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Lisbeth Lindström; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogik; Education;

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  5. 5. Leisure-time youth-center as health-promotion settings

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Ingela Fredriksson; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Youth-center; Leisure-time; Health-promotion; Settings; NGO; Strategies; Participation; Multicultural Suburbs; Policy;

    Abstract : Leisure time is an important part of young people’s lives. Despite this, leisure-time settings have hitherto had only a minor role in setting-based health-promotion initiatives. Improving adolescents’ quality of leisuretime activities can reduce social differences in health, thus youth-centers can be appropriate settings for promoting health. READ MORE