Search for dissertations about: "exercise therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words exercise therapy.

  1. 1. Fall prediction and a high-intensity functional exercise programme to improve physical functions and to prevent falls among older people living in residential care facilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Erik Rosendahl; Lars Nyberg; Yngve Gustafson; Gun-Britt Jarnlo; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; frail elderly; cognition disorders; residential facilities; randomized controlled trials; exercise; exercise therapy; nutrition; predictive value of tests; accidental falls: prevention control; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Impairments in balance, mobility, and lower-limb strength are common in the growing population of older people and can lead to dramatic consequences for the individual, such as dependency in activities of daily living, admission to nursing home, falls, and fractures. The main purposes of this thesis were, among older people in residential care facilities, to validate a fall-risk assessment tool and to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro-gramme regarding its applicability as well as its effect on physical functions and falls. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the prevention of migraine -focus on exercise and the patient's perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emma Varkey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; headache; physical activity; exercise; chronic disease; rehabilitation; physical therapy; relaxation; prevention; quality of life; attitudes; knowledge; experiences;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Migraine is a common neurological disorder causing huge suffering both for the individuals affected and for society. As migraine is a chronic disorder that cannot be cured, but merely relieved, prevention is of great importance. Exercise is often recommended in migraine prevention, but evidence of efficacy is still lacking. READ MORE

  3. 3. EXPLORING MOTIVATIONAL MECHANISMS IN EXERCISE BEHAVIOUR Applying Self-determination theory in a person-centred approach

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs Universitet, Psykologiska Institutionen

    Author : Karin Anna Weman-Josefsson; Magnus Lindwall; Boo Johansson; Jesper Lundgren; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; autonomy; competence; exercise; intervention; mediation; relatedness;

    Abstract : Involvement in physical activity (PA) and exercise behaviour is multifaceted and depends on bidirectional correlations between multiple factors; one avenue to increase the understanding of sustainable exercise behaviours would be to employ a motivational perspective. In this thesis, this was done by placing the primary focus on Self-determination theory (SDT) as a person-centred approach to study the motivational mechanisms believed to impact exercise behaviour based on the SDT process model. READ MORE

  4. 4. Moved by movement: A person-centered approach to physical therapy in the treatment of major depression

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs Universitet, Psykologiska Institutionen

    Author : Louise Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; exercise; physical therapy; body awareness; randomized controlled trial; hermeneutic phenomenology;

    Abstract : Major depression (MD) is a common and debilitating condition. To expand knowledge on adjunctive treatment perspectives, this thesis explores a physical therapy approach in the treatment of MD. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rehabilitation of adults with asthma : A quantitative and qualitative study

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Margareta Emtner; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Bronchial asthma; rehabilitation; exercise therapy; physical therapy; patient education; exercise-induced asthma; patient compliance; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : The general aim of this study was to evaluate the objective and subjective effects of a comprehensive rehabilitation program for adult asthmatic patients. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used. READ MORE