Search for dissertations about: "Sedentary behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Sedentary behavior.

  1. 1. Health-enhancing participation in girls and women with Rett syndrome - a balancing act

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Michelle Stahlhut; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rett syndrome; Multiple disabilities; Outcome measures; Physical behavior; Physical activity; Sedentary behavior; Facilitators; Barriers; Participation; ’Uptime’ activities;

    Abstract : Rett syndrome (RTT) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder usually affecting females. It is associated with multiple disabilities including intellectual disability leading to a high level of dependency in all aspects of daily living including participation in physical activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevalence and Correlates of Health Risk Behaviors among High School Adolescents in Iran With focus on Water-pipe Smoking, Suicide Ideation, Physical Activity and Nutrition

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Reza Ziaei; Mittuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Global Youth Tobacco Survey; High school students; Iran; Waterpipe hookah smoking; Student health; Suicide ideation; Global School- Based Student Health Survey; Physical activity; Physical inactivity; Sedentary behavior; Fruit intake; Vegetable intake.;

    Abstract : Background: Adolescence is a transitional stage from childhood into adulthood and many habits, with long-term implications for health, from this period of life can continue into adulthood. Identifying risk factors related to health risk behaviors is therefore an important part of health promotion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interventions for increased physical activity among office workers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Viktoria Wahlström; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; sedentary behavior; office workers; office design; intervention; treadmill workstation; objective measurements; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : The positive association between physical activity (PA) and health is well established. Technical developments in modern life have created major changes in our societies and working life, and a growing body of research has identified sedentary behavior (SB) as an independent risk factor for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer as well as for premature mortality. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mikael Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Energy expenditure and accelerometer cut-points for sedentary behavior and physical activity in spinal cord injury : implication for guiding and prevention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Tobias Holmlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2019]

    Abstract : Background: A motor-complete spinal cord injury (SCI) alters the prerequisites for physical activity (PA) and subsequently energy expenditure. Persons with SCI above thoracic level six have a compromised physiological response, which further compromises energy expenditure, during exercise. READ MORE