Search for dissertations about: "cross-sectional study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1256 swedish dissertations containing the words cross-sectional study.

  1. 1. Musculoskeletal pain, memory, and aging : Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings

    Author : Stefan Söderfjell; Bo Molander; Björn Lyxell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Musculoskeletal pain; Cognitive functioning; Episodic memory; Semantic memory; Implicit memory; Cross-sectional; Longitudinal; Age; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of the thesis was to investigate potential differences in memory performance between participants across the adult life span with and without self-reported musculoskeletal pain. Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a major health related problem in our society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of Declarative Memory Functioning in Adulthood : Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Studies

    Author : Michael Rönnlund; Elizabeth Maylor; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; aging; episodic memory; sematic memory; encoding support; crosssectional; longitudinal; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The general objective of the thesis was to examine aspects of declarative memory functioning across the adult life span. The four papers were based on data collected as part of the Betula Prospective Cohort Study (Nilsson et al., 1997) and included largescale population-based samples of participants in the age range 35 to 90. READ MORE

  3. 3. Orofacial pain and tooth wear in swedish adults : cross-sectional studies in southern Sweden

    Author : Susanna Gillborg; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TMD; Tooth abrasion; Tandnedslitning; Smärta; Etiologi;

    Abstract : Aim. The present licentiate thesis investigated the prevalence of TMDpainand related factors, the prevalence and severity of tooth wear, andthe etiology and factors related to tooth wear in adults in southern Sweden.Methods. The methods used included a questionnaire, history, clinical examination,intraoral photographs, and saliva sample. READ MORE

  4. 4. Force, falls and fear of falls in myotonic dystrophy type 1. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies

    Author : Elisabet Hammarén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; myotonic dystrophy; physiotherapy; muscle force; postural balance; gait; reliability; cross-sectional; prospective;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Background: Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is a neuromuscular multisystemic disorder with slowly progressive muscle weakness. The overall purpose of this thesis was, in adult patients with DM1, to investigate factors of importance for functional balance skills and falls, and to investigate the natural course of muscle force and functional balance impairments, with reliable measurement methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Diet and Cardiometabolic Disease : Dietary trends and the impact of diet on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

    Author : Benno Krachler; Bernt Lindahl; Göran Hallmans; Mats Eliasson; Ingvar Bosaeus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Medicine; Cross-sectional study; Cross-sectional survey; Diet; Dietary intake; Dietary survey; Food consumption; Food frequency; Milk; MONICA; Sweden; Body Mass Index; Hip circumference; Waist circumference; Diabetes; Metabolic syndrome; Cardiometabolic syndrome; Cardiovascular disease; Erythrocyte Membrane; Fatty Acids; Membrane Lipids; Fatty acid desaturases; Pentadecanoic acid; Heptadecanoic acid; Lignan; Enterolactone; Dietary Fibre; Physical activity; Education; Smoking; Alcohol; Medicin; medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in most industrialised countries and in developing countries the trend in cardiovascular-related deaths is increasing. World-wide, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is an emerging cause of disability and premature death. READ MORE