Search for dissertations about: "Physical disability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 256 swedish dissertations containing the words Physical disability.

  1. 1. Living with physical disability : experiences of the rehabilitation process, occupations and participation in everyday life

    Author : Maria Larsson Lund; Ulla Sonn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : disabled persons; activities of daily living; occupations; social environment; social support; disability evaluation; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; patient participation; patient-centred care; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : A comprehensive understanding is lacking of the experiences persons with acquired physical disabilities have of changes in their engagement in occupations and of the conditions influencing these experiences Furthermore, little is known about the experiences these people have of the rehabilitation process and whether the rehabilitation services satisfy their needs. Access to such knowledge would significantly add to the ability to design rehabilitation services intended to enhance participation in everyday life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Equity among children and youth with cerebral palsy : physical leisure activity, physical education, physiotherapy and quality of life

    Author : Frida Degerstedt; Martin Björklund; Birgit Enberg; Britt-Inger Keisu; Elisabet Rodby Bousquet; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Birth country; Cerebral palsy; equity; disability; gender; physical activity; physiotherapy; quality of life; physiotherapy; fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Background & aim: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common reason for movement difficulties among children and youth in Sweden. Physiotherapy is usually introduced early in order to develop mobility and prevent further impairment, which in turn facilitates activity and participation. READ MORE

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

    Author : Karin Wadell; Sven Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Physiotherapy; 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

  4. 4. Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Quantitative and Qualitative aspects

    Author : Kaisa Mannerkorpi; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skeleton; randomised study.; phenomenology; education; exercise; physical; reliability; disability; function; Fibromyalgia; pain; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is characterised by diffuse, long-lasting, widespread pain and aching, accompanied by fatigue, stiffness and sleep disturbances. The symptoms may be aggravated by physiological and psychological overload. READ MORE

  5. 5. Different is cool! Self-efficacy and participation of students with and without disabilities in school-based Physical Education

    Author : Karin Bertills; Mats Granlund; Lilly Augustine; Marte Bentzen; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : Background: Self-efficacy predicts school achievement. Participation is important for life outcomes. Functioning affects to what degree you can participate in everyday life situations. Participation-related constructs such as self-efficacy and functioning work both as a means of participation and as an end outcome. READ MORE