Search for dissertations about: "Work activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1779 swedish dissertations containing the words Work activity.

  1. 1. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowing at work : A study of professional knowledge in integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants

    Author : Marie Vesterlind; Inga Wernersson; Thomas Winman; Anita Norlund; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional knowledge; integration work; civic orientation; work integrated learning; meaning-making; standardization; quality; cultural brokers; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Socialt arbete; Social work;

    Abstract : Currently, new knowledge domains and professions emerge as a consequence of societal changes that transform that conditions for work and work integrated learning. Integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants is one example of such a new professional knowledge domain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working out work : from personal informatics to redesigning work

    Author : Fatemeh Moradi; Mikael Wiberg; Andreas Lund; Tommy Olsson; Jodi Forlizzi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personal Informatics; Quantified Self; Redesigning Work; Contextual Design; Observational Ethnographic Studies; Concept Development; Prototyping; Design Space;

    Abstract : "Personal Informatics" (PI) and "Quantified Self" (QS) are two contemporary notions in the field of Human–Computer Interaction. Such hardware and software systems gather personalized quantified data and visualize them for the purpose of supporting self-reflection. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambulance Work : Relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes

    Author : Ulrika Aasa; Ewa Wigaeus Tornqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ambulance; autonomic reactivity; body size; cortisol; demand-control-support; emergency personnel; fitness; gender; heart rate variability; low-back pain; neck-shoulder pain; occupational; physical capacity; work simulated test; worry; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; demand-controI-support;

    Abstract : Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health complaints are an occupational problem for ambulance personnel, there is a lack of knowledge regarding work-related factors associated with MSDs and other health complaints. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes among ambulance personnel. READ MORE

  5. 5. Expansive design for teachers : An activity theoretical approach to design and work integrated learning

    Author : Dennis Augustsson; Åsa Mäkitalo; Thomas Winman; Anne Edwards; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participatory design; Activity theory; Expansive learning; Teaching; Professional development; Education; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Utbildningsvetenskap; Educational science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how Participatory Design (PD) and Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) can be combined and used as a theoretical framework and methodology in a professional development activity for teachers. A shift in the way we view teachers, from implementors to designers who actively construct, invent, and develop the practice of schooling also calls for changes in teacher education and professional development activities. READ MORE