Search for dissertations about: "grip strength"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words grip strength.

  1. 1. Surgical restoration of grasp control in tetraplegia

    Author : Carina Reinholdt; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tetraplegia; tendon transfers; alphabet procedure; spasticity; grip and release; electrogoniometry; distal intrinsic release; ECU-tenodesis; grip strength; intrisic tightness; pinch strength;

    Abstract : Surgical Restoration of Grasp Control in Tetraplegia Carina Reinholdt Department of Orthopedics/Hand Surgery, Institute of Clinical Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden ABSTRACT Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the grasp and release function of patients with tetraplegia undergoing reconstructive hand surgery. In order to reach this objective, new and more cost-efficient surgical concepts with maintained patient safety were designed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vitamin D deficiency in Northern Sweden : a cross-sectional study of an immigrant population at latitude 63° N, including an open partially randomized, controlled trial studying the effect of supplementation with different doses of cholecalciferol

    Author : Lena Granlund; Eva Fhärm; Christer Andersson; Marie Lindkvist; Anna Ramnemark; Ingrid B Bergström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; vitamin D deficiency; 25-hydroxyvitamin D; cross-sectional study; immigrant; muscle strength; grip strength; anxiety; depression; health related quality of life; clinical trial; cholecalciferol; family medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Vitamin D is a prohormone that plays a key role in the calcium and phosphate balance and has physiological functions throughout the entire body. Vitamin D is supplied by exposure to ultraviolet light or by food. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in immigrants in Northern Sweden was unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hand function in children and in persons with neurological disorders : aspects of movement control and evaluation of measurements

    Author : Elisabeth Svensson; Charlotte Häger-Ross; Birgitta Lindmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cerebellum; disability; hand function; hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies; latency; motor control; reactive control; reproducibility; sensation; strength; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Hand function is of great importance in the many daily activities that require well-coordinated hand and arm movements. Measurement of hand function is an essential element in the rehabilitation process, in order to facilitate medical diagnosis and determine developmental stages, functional levels, and the efficacy of treatment interventions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A life-course approach to chronic kidney disease : risks and consequences

    Author : Per-Ola Sundin; Scott Montgomery; Katja Fall; Per Sjöström; Dorothea Nitsch; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : 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; Chronic kidney disease; pneumonia; grip strength; creatinine; cystatin C; adolescence; life-course epidemiology; risk factor; mortality;

    Abstract : Successful primary prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) relies on understanding the pathways leading to established disease, including how they extend over the life-course. Projects in this thesis examine risk factors for CKD and consequences of impaired kidney function from a life-course perspective using routinely collected health-data in Swedish registers and research cohort data from the United Kingdom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distal radioulnar joint: arthroplasty and strength assessments

    Author : Peter Axelsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Distal Radioulnar joint arthroplasty; Forearm torque and lifting strength measurements; Normative data; Reliability; Validity; Responsiveness;

    Abstract : The growing interest in distal radioulnar (DRUJ) disorders underlines the need for further improved evaluations of treatment outcome. Load-bearing and optimising torque are important features of the DRUJ, but they are rarely measured when assessing DRUJ interventions. READ MORE