Search for dissertations about: "health promotion"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 288 swedish dissertations containing the words health promotion.

  1. 21. Empowerment and health promotion in working life

    University dissertation from Linköping : Institutionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Arneson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health promotion; Workplace; Social support; self-rated health; burnout; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Health and medical services in society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: In ‘workplace health promotion’, empowerment is assumed to promote health. Nevertheless, few studies have examined the relationship between empowerment in working life, and health.Aim: To study the impact of empowerment in working life on health, with special focus on gender differences. READ MORE

  2. 22. Constituting the Healthy Employee? Governing gendered subjects in workplace health promotion

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Erika Björklund; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Workplace health promotion; health education; physical activity; diet; discourse; governmentality; bio-power; gender;

    Abstract : With a post-structural approach and an analytical focus on processes of governmentality and biopower, this study is concerned with how discourses of health are contextualized in educational practice and interaction between educators and participants in workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions. Of concern are issues of the discursive production, regulation and representation of power, knowledge and subjects as gendered beings in workplace health promotion interventions. READ MORE

  3. 23. To promote health in children with experience of cancer treatment

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Eva-Lena Einberg; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Högskolan Kristianstad.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; cancer; health promotion; nursing; focus group; photography; questionnaire; validity; reliability;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge about how to promote health in children treated for cancer and how health promotion interventions based on such knowledge can be evaluated. In this thesis, a descriptive and explorative design has been used, comprising both qualitative (Papers I-III) and quantitative (Papers I and IV) methods. READ MORE

  4. 24. Fathers involved in children with type 1 diabetes finding the balance between disease control and health promotion

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Nordic School of Public Health

    Author : Åse Boman; Högskolan Väst.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; children; fathers’ involvement; health promotion; pediatric diabetes team; type 1; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public health science;

    Abstract : Background:Type I diabetes is a chronic disease that places great demands on the child and family. Parental involvement has been found to be essential for disease outcome. READ MORE

  5. 25. Leisure-time youth-center as health-promotion settings

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Ingela Fredriksson; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Youth-center; Leisure-time; Health-promotion; Settings; NGO; Strategies; Participation; Multicultural Suburbs; Policy;

    Abstract : Leisure time is an important part of young people’s lives. Despite this, leisure-time settings have hitherto had only a minor role in setting-based health-promotion initiatives. Improving adolescents’ quality of leisuretime activities can reduce social differences in health, thus youth-centers can be appropriate settings for promoting health. READ MORE