Search for dissertations about: "Use of hearing protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Use of hearing protection.

  1. 1. Noise and music : a matter of risk perception

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Psychology, Göteborg University

    Author : Stephen E. Widén; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents; Tinnitus; Noise sensitivity; Socio-economic status; Attitudes; Use of hearing protection; Risk behaviour; Risk-consideration; Self-image; Norms and Ideals; Use of;

    Abstract : The prevalence of tinnitus and hearing impairments among adolescents seems to increase as a consequence of exposure to loud noise. Several studies have highlighted the negative auditory effects of exposure to loud music at concerts and discotheques, environments in which young people today spend considerable periods of time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychological aspects of adolescents´perspections and habits in noisy environments

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Stephen Olsen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adolescents; tinnitus; novise sensitivity; socio-economic status; attitudes use of hearing protection;

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  3. 3. Music and risk in an existential and gendered world

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Geson Hylte Tryck AB

    Author : Margareta Bohlin; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents; Noise; Music; Risk taking behaviour; Gender; Existential theory; Hearing; Youth;

    Abstract : Adolescents in Western society often expose themselves to high levels of sound at gyms, rock concerts, discotheques etc. These behaviours are as threatening to young people’s health as more traditional risk behaviours. READ MORE

  4. 4. The diagnosis and protection of the auditory peripheral system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Mao Li Duan; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cochlea; inner hair cell; outer hair cell; glutamate; post-synaptic receptor; auditory brainstem response; forward masking; noise trauma; hearing loss;

    Abstract : The main focus of this thesis is on the diagnosis and prevention of peripheral hearing loss. An auditory evoked response measure (forward masking) was developed that specifically tests the function of the inner hair cells, independently of the outer hair cells. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bone conducted sound transmission for communication systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Author : Sabine Reinfeldt; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bone conduction; sound field hearing; occlusion effect; transcranial transmission; communication system; bone conduction microphone; hearing protection devices; hearing;

    Abstract : Bone conducted (BC) sound is vibrations in the skull bone that are transmitted to the cochlea and perceived as sound, originating from a sound field or a vibration transducer. This transmission path can be advantageous for communication systems in some situations, e.g. READ MORE