Search for dissertations about: "females"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 766 swedish dissertations containing the word females.

  1. 1. Fishing for Females Sensory Exploitation in the Swordtail Characin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mirjam Amcoff; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sexual selection; Mate choice; Courtship; Sensory bias; Plasticity; Corynopoma riisei; Mulitiple signalling; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Mate choice plays an important role in sexual selection and speciation. The evolution of mate choice is intriguing in cases where choosy individuals gain little except for genetic material from the mate and where the trait used as a criterion for the choice is costly to its bearer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Initial Studies of Dynamic Responses of Female and Male Volunteers in Rear Impact Tests

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna K Carlsson; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; dynamic response; rear impact; response corridors; volunteers; crash test; neck injury; whiplash; females;

    Abstract : Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) - commonly denoted whiplash injury - resulting from vehicle impacts, is a worldwide epidemic. These injuries occur at relatively low changes of velocity (typically between 10-25 km/h) and in impacts from all directions. Rear impacts are however the most common in the accident statistics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Restless legs syndrome among women with chronic widespread pain

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stehlik Romana; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; restless legs syndrome; chronic widespread pain; females; sleep disorders; HPA-axis;

    Abstract : Aims: The main aim of this thesis was to explore the prevalence, incidence and severity of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) in subjects with Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP). In addition, the thesis aimed to analyse the impact of pain and RLS on sleep as well as on measures of Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal (HPA)-axis function and skin sympathetic activity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Male's honour and female's shame : Gender and ethnic identity contructions among Turkish divorcées in the migration context

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aylin Akp nar; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; migration; gender and ethnic identity; divorce; family; honour and shame; private and public patriarchy; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the construction of gender and ethnic identity among Turkish immigrant divorcees in Sweden. The author explores what it means to be a divorcée from the perspective of fifteen Turkish women of varying ages and with different socio-economic and regional backgrounds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Casual sexual contacts in females : with special reference to travel

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Arvidson; Uppsala universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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