Search for dissertations about: "hand exercise"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words hand exercise.

  1. 1. Hand function in rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Berit Dellhag; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; hand function; test; precision grip; exercise; wax bath; activities of daily living; outcome; disability; longitudinal.;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease. Involvement of wrist and hand is a characteristic finding and occur at an early stage. Hand function is of great importance in performance of daily activities (ADL).Aims. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biomechanical studies of finger extension function. Analysis with a new force measuring device and ultrasound examination in rheumatoid arthritis and healhty muscles

    Author : Sofia Brorsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Grip force; finger extension force; ultrasound; hand exercise; rheumatoid arthritis; muscle architecture; GAT; DASH; SF-36;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to further our understanding of extensor muscles and their role for hand function. The aims of the studies were: To develop and evaluate a new device for finger extensor force measurements. To evaluate ultrasound as a tool for assessment of muscle architecture. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain. Dimensions of fatigue and effects of physiotherapy

    Author : Anna Ericsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fatigue; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; widespread pain; assessment; physiotherapy; exercise; education;

    Abstract : Aims. Fatigue is a severe problem for patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic widespread pain (CWP). READ MORE

  4. 4. In case of emergency : Collaboration exercises at the boundaries between emergency service organizations

    Author : Annika Andersson; Berner Lindström; Eric Carlström; Hans Rystedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Exercise; Collaboration; Emergency preparedness; Emergency work; Police; Ambulance; Rescue service; Learning; Boundaries; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Work Integrated Learning; Pedagogik; Pedagogics;

    Abstract : Due to the emergent and dynamic nature of incidents, the complexity of emergency work is often referred to as a challenge for learning. Another recurrent challenge in emergency work is that of collaboration at and across established organizational boundaries involving actors with specific types of expertise who are operating under different regulations and responsibilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hand function, Everyday Occupations and Wellbeing in Individuals with Systemic Sclerosis

    Author : Gunnel Sandqvist; Arbetsterapi och aktivitetsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arbetsmiljömedicin; Yrkesmedicin; industrial medicine; Occupational health; occupational therapy interventions; wellbeing; everyday occupations; Systemic sclerosis; hand function;

    Abstract : Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) is a connective tissue disease which, in various ways, influences an individual’s ability to participate in everyday occupations. The general objective of this work was to elucidate the consequences of scleroderma with respect to hand function, everyday occupations and wellbeing, in order to provide a knowledge base suitable for occupational therapy interventions. READ MORE