Search for dissertations about: "Marie Löf"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Marie Löf.

  1. 1. Biomarkers and bioindicators of hypoxia and sediment toxicity in Monoporeia affinis

    Author : Marie Löf; Brita Sundelin; Tina Elfwing; Elena Gorokhova; Ingela Dahllöf; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biomarkers; Bioindicators; Embryo aberrations; Hypoxia; Contaminated sediment; PAHs; PCBs; Metals; Baltic Sea; Amphipods; Monoporeia affinis; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Two of the most pressing environmental problems in the Baltic Sea are pollution and oxygen deficiency. The aim of this doctoral thesis was to evaluate a set of biomarkers and reproductive variables in the amphipod Monoporeia affinis to test their suitability as indicators of exposure to contaminants and hypoxia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on energy metabolism and body composition of healthy women before, during and after pregnancy

    Author : Marie Löf; Lena Hulthén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Current recommendations propose that an entire pregnancy requires an additional amount of energy from the diet equivalent to 335 000 kJ. This figure is mainly based on increases in the basal metabolic rate (BMR) and retention of total body fat (TBF). READ MORE

  3. 3. Metabolic, methodological and developmental aspects of body composition : Studies in women and children with special reference to early life mechanisms behind childhood obesity

    Author : Britt Eriksson; Elisabet Forsum; Marie Löf; Jonathan Wells; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In recent decades the number of children with overweight has increased worldwide. To understand the mechanisms behind this development, knowledge regarding metabolism and physiology in relation to the nutritional situation in early life is of importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of body composition and its relationship with physical activity in healthy Swedish children : A longitudinal study until 4.5 years of age including evaluation of methods to assess physical activity and energy intake

    Author : Hanna Henriksson; Marie Löf; Elisabet Forsum; John Reilly; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Childhood obesity according to the World Health Organization is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. The proportion of childhood obesity is high both globally and in Sweden. This is of great concern since obese children tend to stay obese in adulthood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Body composition of parents and their infants : methodological, anthropometric, metabolic and genetic studies

    Author : Pontus Henriksson; Elisabet Forsum; Marie Löf; Jonathan Wells; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Body composition in infancy may be of importance for later health. In particular, infant body composition may be relevant regarding obesity risk in childhood. READ MORE