Search for dissertations about: "early growth patterns"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words early growth patterns.

  1. 1. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engines of Growth : Essays in Swedish Economic History

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Thor Berger; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-09-08]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; Regional growth; Transportation infrastructure; Urbanization;

    Abstract : Sweden experienced a remarkable economic transformation between the 18th century and the outbreak of World War I. This dissertation consists of four self-contained papers that uses a quantitative empirical approach to identify key drivers of this transformation by analyzing the contribution of the potato to economic growth, the determinants of the early investments in mass schooling, and how the rollout of the national railroad network shaped rural and urban growth patterns from the mid-19th century to the present day. READ MORE

  3. 3. Molecular factors influencing nerve growth : studies on the developing rodent trigeminal ganglion and tooth pulp

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Christina Lillesaar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2003]

    Abstract : The adult tooth pulp has a rich protective sensory innervation from the trigeminal ganglion (TG). The developmental establishment of this exclusively nociceptive innervation is not fully understood today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ontogenetic scaling and the development of within-cohort size structure

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Magnus Huss; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cannibalism; competition; density-dependence; resource feedbacks; hatching; growth; ontogenetic niche shifts; Perca fluviatilis; size variation; larval fish; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Freshwater ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestrisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Limnisk ekologi; Animal Ecology; zooekologi;

    Abstract : It is increasingly recognized that individuals of the same species differ from each other and influence and respond to their environment in unique ways. This thesis deals with size variation among individuals that not only are of the same species but also of similar age. READ MORE

  5. 5. Species diversity, regeneration and early growth of Sal forests in Nepal

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Indra Sapkota; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2009]

    Abstract : Forest disturbance has been the subject of intense research for many years, but the synergistic effects of various disturbance factors on the forest vegetation are not well documented, particularly in Sal forests. In this thesis, the nexus between a bundle of inherent disturbances of varying intensities and the diversity and/or regeneration of Nepalese Sal forests was examined. READ MORE