Search for dissertations about: "Touch"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 swedish dissertations containing the word Touch.

  1. 1. Perception of touch.  : Developmental and personality factors in touch avoidance

    Author : Caroline Johansson; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Psykologi;

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  2. 2. Emotional and physiological responses to touch massage

    Author : Lenita Lindgren; Christine Brulin; Ola Winsö; Stefan Lehtipalo; Lars Berggren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Touch; touch massage; emotion; anxiety; autonomic nervous sytem; brain; stress; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Clinical findings indicate that touch massage has the ability to induce positive emotions and influence stress responses. However, little is known about mechanisms that can explain observed responses.Aim: To understand mechanisms behind observed emotional and physiological responses during and after touch massage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intergenerational touch in PE : a student perspective

    Author : Annica Caldeborg; Marie Öhman; Ninitha Maivordotter; Maria Hedlin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intergenerational touch; Physical Education; PE; student perspective; didactic contract; heteronormativity;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its point of departure in the research field of intergenerational touch in Physical Education (PE). Previous research in the field have mainly been conducted from a teacher’s perspective and has shown that teachers of PE have become more cautious about using physical contact in recent years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Affective touch throughout life: from cortical processing in infancy to touch perception in adulthood

    Author : Emma H. Jönsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Affective touch; Touch perception; Cortical activation; C-tactile afferents;

    Abstract : Affective, interpersonal touch is important for forming and maintaining social bonds. In the hairy skin of humans there is a specific type of nerve fibers called C-tactile (CT) afferents which are optimally activated by a light stroking of the skin, like a caress. READ MORE

  5. 5. Still in touch : family contact, activities and health among the elderly in Sweden

    Author : Carin Lennartsson; Karin Tengvald; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Study I. Child-Parent Contacts. A study of family contacts between adult children and parents in Sweden The aim of this study is to examine how often adult children and parents are in contact. In focus is the relative impact of individual, family, and social-structural characteristics, and geographical distance on intergenerational contacts. READ MORE