Search for dissertations about: "age-matched controls"

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  1. 1. Visual, musculoskeletal, and balance symptoms in people with visual impairments

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Christina Zetterlund; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Visual impairment; musculoskeletal symptoms; balance symptoms; visual enhancing aids; age-matched controls; Surgery; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: Worldwide, about 300 million people have some kind of visual impairment (VI). Most people with VI are in the older age range, as visual deficits increase with age. It is not unusual that people with VI suffer both from neck pain or scapular area symptoms and reduced balance, which they consider to be symptoms of old age. READ MORE

  2. 2. The importance of endothelin-1 for vascular function in patients with atherosclerosis and healthy controls

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine

    Author : Felix Böhm; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acetylcholine; atherosclerosis; blood flow; circulation; coronary disease; endothelin; endothelium; kidney; liver; nitric oxide; patients; receptors; vasoconstriction.;

    Abstract : Background: Atherosclerosis is associated with endothelial dysfunction, which is an early sign with prognostic implications in patients with coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis is also associated with enhanced expression of the vasoconstrictor peptide endothelin-1 (ET-1). READ MORE

  3. 3. Oral Motor Function, Voice, Speech and Language in Children with Tonsillar Hypertrophy in Relation to Surgical Outcome

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Inger Lundeborg Hammarström; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery Otorhinolaryngology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Otorhinolaryngologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was two-fold: first, to evaluate four different functional aspects of the speech and language spectrum; oral-motor function, voice, /s/-articulation and phonology in preschool children with tonsillar hypertrophy before and after surgical treatment. The second aim was to investigate weather the outcome of surgery was equal for two surgical techniques; tonsillectomy or tonsillotomy combined with adenoidectomy when necessary. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of ageing and training on the human heart

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, false

    Author : Frederic Bouvier; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ageing; endurance training; exercise capacity; myocardial perfusion scintigraphy; ejection fraction; left ventricular end-diastolic volume; ventricular arrhythmias and heart rate variability;

    Abstract : The aim of the present studies was to evaluate the effects of ageing and endurance training on the human heart. One hundred and twelve healthy subjects, athletes and non-athletes, between 20 and 80 years of age and two master athletes between 70 and 80 years of age with previous myocardial infarction were investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exercise in Youth and Long-Term Effects on Bone and Joints

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Magnus Tveit; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arthroplasty; BMD; bone mass; bone geometry; bone size; exercise; former athletes; fracture; fragility fracture; knee injury; osteoarthritis; osteoporosis; hip injury; runners; soccer; total joint replacement;

    Abstract : Partly due to an ageing population, the number of osteoporosis-related fractures and osteoarthritis (OA)-related hip and knee arthroplasty procedures is increasing. The individual suffering and the burden on society for these conditions is immense. READ MORE