Search for dissertations about: "growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6665 swedish dissertations containing the word growth.

  1. 1. Down syndrome : Growth and endocrine impact

    Author : Åsa Myrelid; Jan Gustafsson; Göran Annerén; Ann-Christine Lindgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Down syndrome; growth; growth charts; body proportions; growth hormone; thyroid function; metabolism; body composition; cognition; motor development; Downs syndrom; tillväxt; tillväxtkurvor; kroppsproportioner; tillväxthormon; sköldkörtelfunktion; metabolism; kroppssammansättning; kognitiv förmåga; motorisk utveckling; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin; pediatrik; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : Down syndrome (DS) is associated with psychomotor retardation, short stature and endocrine dysfunction. Statural growth is a well-known indicator of health. The growth in DS differs markedly from that of other children and there is a 20 cm reduction of final height as compared to target height. READ MORE

  2. 2. Growth, Accumulation, Crisis : With New Macroeconomic Data for Sweden 1800-2000

    Author : Rodney Edvinsson; Karl Gratzer; Satya Datta; Olle Krantz; Jan Bohlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; GDP; employment; national accounts; Sweden; crisis; growth; capital; capitalism; accumulation; profit; surplus; economic history; growth theory; Marxism; long wave theory; business cycle; depression; recession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two main objectives. The first one is to construct historical macroeconomic series for Sweden using a consistent method throughout the relevant periods, and which rely on modern methods of national accounting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growth of schoolchildren : studies on somatic growth and deviant growth patterns such as weight loss and obesity and aspects of intake of breakfast and food items

    Author : Bente B. Nilsen; Agneta Yngve; Bo Werner; Jonas Ludvigsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; growth; body mass index; overweight; weight loss; body weight; malnutrition; breakfast intake; food habits; schoolchildren;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore somatic growth, and deviant growth patterns as episodes of weight loss and obesity development, including some aspects of meal patterns and food intake.Methods: The thesis includes four studies, two cross-sectional studies (Paper I and II), and two longitudinal studies (Paper III and IV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Growth, Political Economy and Development

    Author : Abdulaziz B. Shifa; Per Krusell; Jakob Svensson; Kjetil Storesletten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Growth; human capital transfer; productivity; catch-up; Urban bias; rural poverty; dictatorship; Agricultural growth; manufacturing growth; instrumental variable; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis has three self-contained articles.Economic growth and trade in human capital: A salient empirical pattern in the East Asian “miracle” is a large increase in output and factor accumulation despite  only a modest increase in TFP. I develop and calibrate a model of growth and catch-up to provide a possible explanation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human growth patterns - with focus on pubertal growth and secular changes

    Author : Anton Holmgren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Growth; height; QEPS model; puberty; growth pattern; BMI; secular change; growth phases infancy childhood puberty ;

    Abstract : Introduction: Human growth is a dynamic process, an indicator of health and disease. Previous used growth models have been limited in describing the pubertal growth spurt. Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge regarding human growth. READ MORE