Search for dissertations about: "Ulrika Pettersson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ulrika Pettersson.

  1. 1. Blood Flow Regulation and Inflammatory Response in Experimental Models of Diabetes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Islets; beta-cells; pancreas; inflammation; obesity; adipose tissue; rats; mice; leukocytes; beta3-adrenoceptors; Medical Cell Biology; Medicinsk cellbiologi;

    Abstract : Type 2 diabetes is caused by defect pancreatic islet β-cells together with peripheral insulin resistance. The disease is often accompanied by obesity with associated low-grade visceral adipose tissue inflammation, which contributes to insulin resistance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bone mass in the young athlete

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ulrika Pettersson; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bone mass; bone area; physical activity; muscle strength; body constitution; amenorrhea; puberty; adolescents; young aduts;

    Abstract : Bone mass and bone size accumulate during childhood and adolescence and peak in the twenties. The obtained peak bone mass has been suggested to be a major determinant of bone mass even in the very elderly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Surfaces Designed for High and Low Friction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Ulrika Pettersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Materials science; tribology; friction; surface texture; surface design; low friction; high friction; boundary lubrication; DLC; embossing; Materialvetenskap; TECHNOLOGY Materials science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises tribological studies of extremely well-defined surfaces of different designs. Both low-friction and high-friction surfaces were manufactured and experimentally evaluated.In the low-friction studies, lithography and anisotropic etching of silicon was first used as a texturing technique. READ MORE