Search for dissertations about: "Maria Hagströmer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Maria Hagströmer.

  1. 1. An interactive health technology solution for encouraging physical activity : a first model based on a user perspective

    Author : Anna Åkerberg; Maria Lindén; Anne Söderlund; Maria Hagströmer; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; physical activity; user perspective; user; technology; encourage; behavior change; application; smartphone; fysisk aktivitet; användarperspektiv; användare; teknik; uppmuntra; beteendeförändring; applikation; smartphone; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Globally, the level of physical inactivity is increasing. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop and test a first model of an interactive health technology solution (called App&Move) that should encourage physically inactive adults to be more physically active. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of health-enhancing physical activity at population level

    Author : Maria Hagströmer; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adults; behaviour; correlates; epidemiology; exercise; lifestyle; monitoring; physical activity recommendations; validity;

    Abstract : To assess the levels and patterns of health-enhancing physical activity in the population there is a real need for better instruments to be developed. The overall aims of this thesis were to test the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) and to study the level of health-enhancing physical activity in the Swedish adult population using both the IPAQ (a subjective method) and accelerometry (an objective method). READ MORE

  3. 3. Physiotherapy and physical activity in patients undergoing cardiac or lung cancer surgery

    Author : Marcus Jonsson; Elisabeth Westerdahl; Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf; Anders Ahlsson; Maria Hagströmer; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physiotherapy; Physical Activity; Cardiac surgery; Lung Cancer; Randomized Controlled Trial; Thoracic surgery; Physical Function; Lung Function;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. Cardiac surgery is performed to improve prognosis, relieve symptoms and increase functional capacity in patients with cardiac disease. Postoperative pulmonary complications are common after cardiac surgery and a reduced lung function can persist a long time after surgery. READ MORE

  4. 4. Promoting physical activity during and after curative cancer treatment : Assessment, experiences and effect of behaviour change support

    Author : Anne-Sophie Mazzoni; Ingrid Demmelmaier; Karin Nordin; Sveinung Berntsen; Maria Hagströmer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Adherence; Behavioural medicine; Exercise; Incentives; Maintenance; Oncology; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Aims:The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about the promotion of physical activity (PA) in patients during and after curative cancer treatment. Methods: Study I investigated agreement between a 7-day diary and the SenseWear Armband mini (SWA) when assessing PA and sedentary time in 65 participants with breast cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Support for physical activity in individuals with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in primary care : the Sophia Step Study

    Author : Jenny Rossen; Unn-Britt Johansson; Maria Hagströmer; Agneta Yngve; Mikael Fogelholm; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Sophiahemmet Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : A health promoting-care approach includes supporting the individual to increase control over and to improve his or her health to obtain the best possible wellbeing and quality of life. In prediabetes and type 2 diabetes regular physical activity is of pronounced importance for preventing complications and premature death as well as to enhance quality of life. READ MORE