Search for dissertations about: "exercise self-efficacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words exercise self-efficacy.

  1. 1. Physical activity in patients with heart failure : motivations, self-efficacy and the potential of exergaming

    Author : Leonie Klompstra; Tiny Jaarsma; Anna Strömberg; Felicity Astin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Heart failure; physical activity; exercise; motivation; self-efficacy; exergame; Hartfalen; lichamelijke activiteit; bewegen; motivatie; self-efficacy; exergame;

    Abstract : Background: Adherence to recommendations for physical activity is low in patients with heart failure (HF). It is essential to explore to what extent and why patients with HF are physically active. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of the Otago Exercise Programme with or without motivational interviewing : Feasibility, experiences, effects and adherence among older community-dwelling people

    Author : Marina Arkkukangas; Ann-Christin Johansson; Anne Söderlund; Staffan Eriksson; Astrid Bergland; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community-dwelling; older adults; feasibility; falls; exercise; behaviour; self-efficacy; physical activity; exercise; motivational interviewing; Ota-go Exercise Programme; randomized controlled trial; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Falls and injuries related to falls are one of the most common health problems among older people and are becoming increasingly more frequent. Regular exercise has been identified as one of the most effective fall-prevention activities for older people; however, awareness of the impact of exercise programmes and adherence to recommended exercise among the elderly population is generally low. READ MORE

  3. 3. Being physically active as an adult with congenital heart disease

    Author : Annika Bay; Bengt Johansson; Kristina Lämås; Malin Berghammer; Camilla Sandberg; Anna Strömberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adult congenital heart disease; congenital heart disease; heart defect; physical activity; exercise self-efficacy; muscle function; quality of life; nursing; interviews; content analysis; prevention; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Due to advances in medical and surgical care adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) is a growing and aging population, that now outnumbers the children with CHD. In general, adults with CHD have reduced aerobic exercise capacity and nearly half of the patients do not reach current recommendations on physical activity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knee function, Physical Activity and Perceived Health after Meniscectomy in the Middle-aged

    Author : Ylva Ericsson; Enheten för led- och mjukvävnadsforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; dGEMRIC; self efficacy of knee function; functional performance; muscle strength; meniscectomy; middle-aged; health-related quality of life; BMI; functional exercise;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to explore the impact of meniscal injury and meniscectomy on joint and muscle function, physical activity and perceived health in middle-age subjects and to evaluate the effect of a functional exercise program. Male and female post meniscectomy patients participated in Studies I-IV (n=45 in Studies I-III, n=99 in Study IV) and Study IV also included 94 controls. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of physical activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis : associations with inflammation and cardiovascular risk factors

    Author : Kristina Hörnberg; Solveig Wållberg Jonsson; Björn Sundström; Christina Helging Opava; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physiotherapy; rheumatoid arthritis; cardiovascular disease; aerobic capacity; physical activity; exercise; primary prevention;

    Abstract : Background: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), partially attributable to systemic inflammation and traditional risk factors for CVD. Since physical activity (PA) is strongly related to CVD in the general population, the aim of this thesis was to describe aspects of PA in patients with RA, and further to analyse associations with disease activity, traditional risk factors for CVD and subclinical atherosclerosis. READ MORE