Search for dissertations about: "barrier free environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words barrier free environment.

  1. 1. Exploration and Development of Methodology for Accessibility Assessments: Based on the Notion of Person-Environment Fit

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Björn Slaug; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accessibility; Aged; Disabled persons; Environmental barrier; Environment design; Functional limitation; Interrater agreement; Public health; Supportive environments;

    Abstract : To improve population health, it is important to create environments that support activity, participation and health. One crucial aspect concerns the degree to which the built environment is accessible for all people including those with reduced functional capacity. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Beef with Meat Media and Audience Framings of Environmentally Unsustainable Production and Consumption

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Kajsa-Stina Benulic; Anna Maria Jönsson; Magnus Boström; Ulrika Olausson; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Meat; news media; audience; environment; framing; consumption; participation; responsibility; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to identify potential routes of participation in environmentally sustainable changes of the Swedish meat production and consumption. Changes are needed as meat production and consumption have been linked to serious environmental problems, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and land use change. READ MORE

  3. 3. In transit aspects of transculturalism in Janice Kulyk Keefer's travels

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Elisabeth Mårald; Sven-Johan Spånberg; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transculturalism; ethnicity; the postcolonial discourse; travels; tourism; imagology; Imagined Communities; environment; Bakhtin s dialogic theories; cultural studies;

    Abstract : Transculturalism refers to how cultural barriers are transcended and how cultures meet. Because the transcultural perspective reflects hitherto unrepresented spaces, it revises and innovates literary canons. This study investigates aspects of transculturalism in texts dealing with travel by the Canadian writer Janice Kulyk Keefer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Walking in old age: A year-round perspective on accessibility in the outdoor environment and effects of measures taken

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet, Lunds Tekniska Högskola, Institutionen för Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Wennberg; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Winter maintenance; Perceived safety; Mobility; Usability; Barrier-free design; Accessibility; Older people; Pedestrian;

    Abstract : Accessibility throughout society has been gaining interest on both international and national levels in order to meet the transportation needs of, for example, older people as pedestrians. The overall aim of this thesis is to examine the implementation process in municipal planning, and effects of measures taken, to achieve barrier-free outdoor environments the year round. READ MORE

  5. 5. Water transport through perinatal skin Barrier function and aquaporin water channels

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Ågren; Gunnar Sedin; Gunnar Flemström; Steven B Hoath; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; Preterm infant; Transepidermal water loss; Aquaporin; Skin biology; Hyperosmolarity; Pediatrik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Paediatric medicine; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Pediatrisk medicin; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : While constituting a well functioning interface with the aqueous environment in utero, the skin offers a poor barrier after very preterm birth. As a result, transepidermal water loss (TEWL) is high, a fact which has important clinical consequences in these infants. READ MORE