Search for dissertations about: "Walking commuting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Walking commuting.

  1. 1. Assessment of active commuting behaviour walking and bicycling in Greater Stockholm

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Stigell; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities; walking; cycling; commuting; validity; reproducibility; distance; duration; velocity; frequency; seasonality; Sports Science; Idrottsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Walking and bicycling to work, active commuting, can contribute to sustainable mobility and provide regular health-enhancing physical activity for individuals. Our knowledge of active commuting behaviours in general and in different mode and gender groups in particular is limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. The heart rate method for estimating oxygen uptake in walking and cycle commuting Evaluations based on reproducibility and validity studies of the heart rate method and a portable metabolic system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH

    Author : Jane Salier Eriksson; GIH. Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Heart rate; Oxygen consumption; Validity; Reproducibility; Oxycon Mobile; Douglas Bag Method; Cycle commuting; Walking commuting; Medicin Teknik; Medicine Technology;

    Abstract : Walking and cycling to work can contribute to population health, but more objective knowledge concerning exercise intensities, oxygen uptake and the metabolic demands of this physical activity is needed for this and other evaluations. To attain this, valid and reliable instruments are a requirement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond the established risk factors of myocardial infarction lifestyle factors and novel biomarkers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Patrik Wennberg; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle factors; physical activity; commuting activity; leisure time physical activity; occupational physical activity; snuff use; haemostatic markers; inflammatory markers; myocardial infarction; epidemiology; primary prevention.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Age, male sex, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, and obesity are considered as established risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Several of these established cardiovascular risk factors are strongly influenced by lifestyle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical activity, bone density, and fragility fractures in women

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Undis Englund; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; bone density; neuromuscular function; fragility fractures; women; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi; Geriatrics; geriatrik;

    Abstract : Scandinavia has among the highest incidence of fragility fractures in the world. The reasons for this are unknown, but might involve differences in genetic and/or environmental factors, such as sunlight exposure and levels of physical activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adolescents' encounters with public space : Safety and mobility in relation to individual and contextual factors in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Klara Johansson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Public space, areas to which everyone has access, is especially important for adolescents. Their mobility, e.g. when travelling to school, and perceived safety and security in that environment impacts on their health, safety, and development. READ MORE