Search for dissertations about: "alertness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the word alertness.

  1. 1. Sleep and alertness : effects of shift work, early rising, and the sleep environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Göran Kecklund; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Circadian rhythm; Sömn;

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  2. 2. Eating difficulties in elderly, focusing on patients with stroke

    University dissertation from Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Albert Westergren; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discharge; length of in-hospital stay; malnutrition; energy; alertness; ingestion; deglutition; dysphagia; eating; elderly care; rehabilitation; Nursing care; stroke; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe eating difficulties and interventions to improve eating among elderly patients, especially those with stroke, to make comparisons between patients with dysphagia and those without (Papers I & II), those with and without assisted eating (Paper IV), and to analyse the relation between eating difficulties, nutritional status (Papers II-V), pressure ulcers (Paper IV), length of hospital stay and levels of independent living when discharged (Paper V). Eating difficulties were mainly assessed using structured observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Jet lag and shiftwork : their effects on sleep & sleepiness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Arne Lowden; Ulf Landström; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sleep; alertness; jet lag; activity; EEG; shift work; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of the studies was to describe the detailed sleep/wake patterns before, during, and after a period of work that forces individuals to deviate from their normal sleep/wake pattern. Possible countermeasures to experienced problems was evaluated in intervention designs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long shifts, short rests and vulnerability to shift work

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : John Axelsson; Torbjörn Åkerstedt; Ulf Lundberg; Phil Tucker; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sleep; alertness; sleepiness; shiftwork; compressed working hours; long shifts; 12h shifts; quick returns; quick change-overs; tolerance; gender; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : At the same time as many urban economies are developing into 24-hour societies it is becoming increasingly popular amongst shift workers to compress their working hours. This is done by working longer shifts (>8h) and/or restricting free time (<16h) in between shifts – the main reasons are to gain longer bouts of free time and extra free weekends. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entrepreneurial Opportunity Exploitation for New Venture Performance

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Nerine Mary George; Vinit Parida; Joakim Wincent; Sergey Anokhin; Darek M. Haftor; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : New ventures drive innovation and economic growththrough commercializingideas, products and businesses when the market has a need for it and create the market need to bring about socioeconomic development. However, most new ventures struggle with survival and achieving early stage financial performance. READ MORE