Search for dissertations about: "Tai Chi"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Tai Chi.

  1. 1. Hip disorders and osteoarthritis: focus on health-related quality of life, assesssment and intervention

    Author : Anne Sundén; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physiotherapy; intervention; hip; osteoarthritis; health-related quality of life; physical function; self-efficacy; Tai Chi; patient education;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this work were to investigate the consequences of hip disorders and hip osteoarthritis (OA) on health-related quality of life (HRQL) physical function and self-efficacy. The condition, hip OA, is often associated with significant pain and has a strong impact on physical function and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Musicianship and teaching : aspects of musculoskeletal disorders, physical and psychosocial work factors in musicians with focus on music teachers

    Author : Anncristine Fjellman-Wiklund; Gunnevi Sundelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; music; musician; teaching; occupational; musculoskeletal; psychosocial aspect; mind-body; tai chi chuan; basic body awareness therapy; electromyography;

    Abstract : Musculoskeletal disorders are common among musicians at all levels of performance. Since music teachers train our future musicians it is important to understand their work environment. By creating good examples of a healthy work environment, they can teach their students how to stay healthy and to prevent pain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Architecting Smart Home Environments for Healthcare : A Database-Centric Approach

    Author : Wagner Ourique de Morais; Bertil Svensson; Nicholas Wickström; Diego López-de-Ipiña González-de-Artaza; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Smart environments; system architectures; active databases; in-database processing; ambient assisted living;

    Abstract : The development of system architectures and applications for smart homes and ambient assisted living has been the main activity of a number of academic and industrial research projects around the world. Existing system architectures for smart environments usually employ different architectural styles in a multi-layer logical architecture to support the integration and interoperation of heterogeneous hardware and software technologies, which are subsequently used to provide two major functionalities: monitoring and assistance. READ MORE