Search for dissertations about: "Susanne Heiwe"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Susanne Heiwe.

  1. 1. Experienced physical functioning and effects of resistance training in patients with chronic kidney disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Susanne Heiwe; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; Adult; Kidney Failure; Chronic; Biopsy; Muscle Fibers; Health Behaviour; Rehabilitation; Qualitative research; Adaptation; Psychological;

    Abstract : Physical fitness declines as chronic kidney disease progresses, and is approximately 50% of the expected norm when starting dialysis therapy This means that physical fitness in these patients is so reduced that it impinge on their ability and capacity to perform activities of daily livings. Muscular weakness, caused by for instance abnormal protein metabolism, is one of the main reasons for this decline in physical functioning. READ MORE