Search for dissertations about: "Young healthy women"

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  1. 1. Influence of lifestyle behaviours on bone mineral density among young healthy women: A two-year study. A Tentative Salutary Model

    University dissertation from Carina Elgán, Department of Nursing, P.O.Box 157, SE 221 00 LUND, Sweden

    Author : Carina Elgán; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Lifestyle; bone mineral density; salutogenic; grounded theory; follow-up; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi; multiple triangulation; stress; time spent outdoors; sleep; bone resorption; Young healthy women; lifestyle;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Skeletthälsa och livsstilsbeteenden hos unga kvinnor I Sverige kommer ungefär 50 % av alla kvinnor att drabbas av en fraktur någon gång under sitt liv. Ett starkt skelett med hög mängd benmassa är det som främst bidrar till att förebygga benskörhetsfrakturer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Endogenous Hormones, Body Constitution, and Breast Epithelium in Healthy, Young Women

    University dissertation from Helena C.B. Jernström, Kung Oscars väg 3, S-222 40 LUND, SWEDEN

    Author : Helena Jernström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cytology; ovarian; breast cancer; proliferation; breast size; progesterone; estradiol; testosterone; luteinizing hormone; follicle stimulating hormone; sexual hormone binding globulin; insulin-like growth-factor-1; prolactin; Oral contraceptives; nulliparous women; oncology; cancerology; Cytologi; onkologi; cancer; Endocrinology; secreting systems; diabetology; Endokrinologi; sekretion; diabetologi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the effects of low-dose oral contraceptives (OCs) on endogenous hormones, insulin-like growth-factor-1 (IGF-1), sexual hormone binding globulin (SHBG), and body constitution in two groups of healthy women aged 19­25 who had never been pregnant. Prolactin concentrations were elevated in a subgroup of present and former users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urinary leakage and physical activity in young women

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy and Elderly Care Research (NEUROTEC)

    Author : Kerstin Eliasson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Female urinary incontinence; low back pain; pelvic floor muscles; physical activity; risk factors; stop test.;

    Abstract : The effect of recreational physical activity on urinary leakage/ incontinence (UL/UI) with regard to load on the pelvic floor (PF) in young women has not been studied specifically. The aim of the present work was, to survey the prevalence of UL and UI in young and mostly nulliparous women giving special attention to previous and current physical activity and micturition habits and to study the prevalence of UL and UI in women with low back pain (LBP) within the same age-span. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neuropsychological consequences at young adult age after cardio-pulmonary resuscitation at birth or being born small-for-gestational age

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Gerd Viggedal; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perinatal asphyxia; cardio-pulmonary resuscitation; small-for-gestational age; term infants; young adult; non-disabled; follow-up; cognitive functions; visual attention; auditory attention; education;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis was to investigate whether infants resuscitated at birth because of presumed birth asphyxia or born small-for-gestational age without evidence of neurodevelopmental deviations in early childhood, may express cognitive deficits in adulthood when the demands of cognitive and social adaptation increase. Methods: A long-term follow-up was carried out in a group of young adults (n=70), 19-28 years of age, born at Sahlgrens Hospital, Göteborg between 1969 and 1978, requiring cardio-pulmonary resuscitation at birth with a mild or moderate clinical course or born small-for-gestational age (SGA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Structure and function of the ankle dorsiflexor muscles in young healthy men and women

    University dissertation from Anna Maria Holmbäck, Department of Physical Therapy, University Hospital, SE-221 85 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Anna Maria Drake; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; kinesitherapy; revalidation; rehabilitation; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; Physical medicine; reproducibility of results; muscle fibres; magnetic resonance imaging; isokinetic strength; skeletal muscle; Ankle joint;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase our knowledge of the relationship between structure and function of human skeletal muscle, and about factors affecting strength. The ankle dorsiflexor muscles (DF) were chosen as a representative model of human skeletal muscle, and because these muscles have important roles in gait and maintenance of balance. READ MORE