Search for dissertations about: "Sedentary behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words Sedentary behaviour.

  1. 1. Physical Activity and Eating Behaviour Changes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    Author : Helena Igelström; Pernilla Åsenlöf; Margareta Emtner; Eva Lindberg; Anders Broström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Obstructive sleep apnea; physical activity; eating behaviour; sedentary time; health behaviour change; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed at developing and evaluating a tailored behavioural sleep medicine intervention for enhanced physical activity and healthy eating in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and overweight.Participants with moderate or severe OSAS (apnea-hypopnea index ≥15) and obesity (Studies I-II) or overweight (Studies III-IV), treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) (Studies I-II) or admitted to CPAP treatment (Studies III-IV), were recruited from the sleep clinic at Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical activity assessed by accelerometry in children

    Author : Andreas Nilsson; Karin Piehl-Aulin; Ulf Ekelund; Gareth Stratton; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; activity patterns; adolescents; health promotion; activity monitor; sedentary; Medicine; Medicin; Biomedicin; Biomedicine;

    Abstract : Physical activity (PA) is likely to constitute an important aspect of health-related behaviour in growing children. However, the knowledge on levels and patterns of PA in children is limited, due to the difficulty of precisely measuring this complex behaviour in normal daily living. READ MORE

  3. 3. Active workstations : a NEAT way to prevent and treat overweight and obesity?

    Author : Frida Bergman; Tommy Olsson; Ann Sörlin; Carl-Johan Boraxbekk; Patrik Wennberg; Fredrik Öhberg; Mats Börjesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; treadmill workstations; sedentary behaviour; light-intensity physical activity; non-exercise activity thermogenesis; office workers; obesity;

    Abstract : Background: Modern society is triggering sedentary behaviours in different domains. Different strategies can be used to reduce the time spent sitting and increase physical activity in the office environment, which is one domain where sedentary time is often high. One such strategy could be to install treadmill workstations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic Systemic Inflammation, Body Composition and Physical Activity Behaviours in Older Adults

    Author : Oscar Bergens; Fawzi Kadi; Andreas Nilsson; Mats Börjesson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; Exercise; Sedentary behaviour; Adipose tissue; Muscle mass; Muscle strength; Inflammatory biomarkers; Cardiorespiratory fitness; Metabolic health;

    Abstract : Ageing is associated with a gradual physical decline accompanied by changes in body composition. The occurrence of a low-grade yet chronic state of systemic inflammation has gained interest for its potential consequences in the ageing process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental health and physical activity in adolescence

    Author : Annette Løvheim Kleppang; Curt Hagquist; Miranda Thurston; Ingeborg Hartz; Charli Eriksson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; physical activity; sedentary behaviour; psychological distress; depression symptoms; psychotropic drugs; sports club; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the association between physical activity and mental health among Norwegian adolescents.The thesis includes four studies among adolescents in grade 10, aged 15-16 years. Studies I, II and III are based on the Norwegian Youth Health Surveys and study IV is based on data retrieved from Ungdata. READ MORE