Search for dissertations about: "Teenager"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word Teenager.

  1. 1. Teenager fatalities : epidemiology and implications for prevention

    Author : Lars Johansson; Anders Eriksson; Leif Svanström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Teenager; fatalities; injury; suicide; alcohol; drugs; intoxication; trends; Forensic medicine; Rättsmedicin; Forensic Medicine; rättsmedicin;

    Abstract : A significant number of teenagers are killed each year by unintentional or intentional injuries. A teenager is in a vulnerable phase of her/his life, going from being a child to adult. This transition often includes testing the limits of their capabilities, which can include, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Predictors of Complications after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

    Author : Daniel Andernord; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sports Medicine; Knee; Joint; Menisci; Cartilage; Rehabilitation; Sex; Adolescent; Teenager; Football; Evidence-based medicine; Osteoarthritis; Arthroscopy; Physical therapy;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a serious knee injury that frequently affects young individuals active in soccer, alpine skiing, handball and basketball. Regardless of treatment, an ACL injury is associated with an increased risk of complications in the short and long term, such as meniscal and chondral injuries or a need to undergo surgery on the injured knee or the contralateral knee. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical activity and fitness among adolescents [sic] in Sweden with a 20-year trend perspective

    Author : Maria Westerståhl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Exercise; physical activity; sports; fitness; physical capacity; body weight; overweight; leisure-time; attitude; socio-economic; physical education; teenager; student; gender; time trend;

    Abstract : To prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes, it is important to avoid body fatness, to remain physically active and to maintain aerobic fitness. It is also important to maintain a certain level of muscular strength to be able to perform everyday tasks in adolescence and adulthood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Glory and failure : The difference engines of Johann Müller, Charles Babbage and Georg and Edvard Scheutz

    Author : Michael Lindgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This book presents a social and technical analysis of the first attempts to mechanize the production of numerical tablets. It deals with an age when the word "computer" denoted a human being and not a machine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who becomes a teenage parent? : life course perspectives on selection into teenage motherhood and fatherhood trajectories in Sweden

    Author : Sara Kalucza; Karina Nilsson; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Marika Jalovaara; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; teenage parenthood; life course; longitudinal; mental health; family; selection effects;

    Abstract : Background. The aim of the research described in thesis is to study processes of selection leading to teenage parenthood in contemporary Sweden. I ask how factors related to socio-economic position, mental health issues in youth, and family formation behaviour of previous generations directs young individuals into teenage parent trajectories. READ MORE