Search for dissertations about: "Margareta Emtner"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Margareta Emtner.

  1. 1. Rehabilitation of adults with asthma : A quantitative and qualitative study

    Author : Margareta Emtner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Bronchial asthma; rehabilitation; exercise therapy; physical therapy; patient education; exercise-induced asthma; patient compliance; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to evaluate the objective and subjective effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program for adult asthmatic patients. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing Physical Activity and Physical Capacity in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Author : Mikael Andersson; Margareta Emtner; Christer Janson; Ann Ekberg-Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; COPD; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; physical activity; measurement properties; reliability; accuracy; validity; sedentary behavior; activity monitor; questionnaire; anthropometrics; comorbidity; fatigue; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to assess measurement properties of methods suitable for screening or monitoring of physical capacity and physical activity in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and to explore factors associated with physical activity levels.Methods: Four observational studies were conducted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical Training and Testing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    Author : Ragnheiður Harpa Arnardóttir; Gunnar Boman; Kjell Larsson; Margareta Emtner; Hans Hedenström; Sven Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Physical therapy; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; pulmonary rehabilitation; physical training; endurance training; interval training; health-related quality of life; exercise testing; walking tests; physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik;

    Abstract : The overall aims of the studies were to investigate the effects of different training modalities on exercise capacity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with moderate or severe COPD and, further, to explore two of the physical tests used in pulmonary rehabilitation.In study I, the 12-minute walking distance (12MWD) did not increase on retesting in patients with exercise-induced hypoxemia (EIH) whereas 12MWD increased significantly on retesting in the non-EIH patients. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : Patients´ Perspectives, Impact of the Disease and Utilization of Spirometry

    Author : Mats Arne; Margareta Emtner; Gunnar Boman; Staffan Janson; Claes-Göran Löfdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diabetes mellitus; diagnosis; health status; spirometry; physical activity; public health survey; qualitative method; quality of life; rheumatoid arthritis.; Lung diseases; Lungsjukdomar; Lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from different perspectives. Focus was on patients at the time of diagnosis, impact of the disease in comparison to other chronic diseases, factors associated with good health and quality of life (QoL), and diagnostic spirometry in clinical practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dysfunctional breathing : Clinical characteristics and treatment

    Author : Carina Hagman; Margareta Emtner; Christer Janson; Alf Tunsäter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : dysfunctional breathing; breathing pattern; breathing retraining; respiratory movement measuring instrument; respiratory symptoms; respiratory-related activity limitations; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Background: Dysfunctional breathing (DB) is a respiratory disorder involving an upper chest breathing pattern and respiratory symptoms that cannot be attributed to a medical diagnosis.Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to describe patients with DB and investigate clinical outcomes after physiotherapy treatment. READ MORE