Search for dissertations about: "hobbies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word hobbies.

  1. 1. Case-control studies on risk factors for myeloid leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes

    University dissertation from Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Björk; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologic methods; bias epidemiology ; attributable fraction; smoking; hobbies; occupational exposure; chromosome aberrations; epidemiology; cytogenetic; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin;

    Abstract : Case-control studies comprising telephone interviews for 333 cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), 226 cases of Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML), 330 cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and matched controls were conducted. Information had to be obtained from next-of-kin much more often for cases (85%) than for controls (18%). READ MORE

  2. 2. Occupational Engagement among Older People Evaluation, Repertoire and Relation to Life satisfaction

    University dissertation from Umeå : Samhällsmedicin och rehabilitering

    Author : Ingeborg Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: Activities of daily living; Leisure activities; Hobbies; Aged: 80 and over; Aged; Occupational therapy; Rehabilitation; Health promotion; Rasch measurement; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Occupational engagement among older people is important to investigate as older people are the fastest growing segment in our society, and because occupational engagement is viewed within occupational therapy as one of the basic premises for health. Three perspectives of engagement are highlighted in this thesis: evaluation of occupational engagement, the repertoire of occupational engagement, and finally, the relation between occupational engagement and life satisfaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living with head and neck cancer a health promotion perspective - a qualitative study

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Nordic School of Public Health

    Author : Margereth Björklund; Högskolan Kristianstad.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Head and neck cancer; public health; health promotion; empowerment; qualitative methods; everyday living; nursing; Huvud-halscancer; folkhälsa; hälsofrämjande; egenmakt; kvalitativa metoder; levda erfarenheter; omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Syfte och bakgrund: Avhandlingens övergripande syfte var att få en djupare förståelse för personer med huvud – halscancer vardagsliv samt vad som främjar deras hälsa och välbefinnande d v s ett salutogent synsätt. Kroniska sjukdomstillstånd såsom cancer räknas numera till de stora folksjukdomarna och vid huvud – halscancer är vikten av ett fungerande vardagsliv emellertid ett ofta förbisett folkhälsoproblem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Migration strategies of raptors – spatio-temporal adaptations and constraints in travelling and foraging

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Nordic School of Public Health

    Author : Roine Strandberg; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; route convergence; loop migration; mortality; spatio-temporal distribution patterns; pre- and post-migratory movements; daily travel routines; satellite tracking; fly-and-forage migration; raptors;

    Abstract : My dissertation is about bird migration and addresses questions about how raptors adapt to the fluctuating environments during the transition seasons between breeding and wintering. The migration is highly affected by local prey abundance, foraging strategies, weather conditions and landscape patterns along the migration routes as well as navigation and orientation mechanisms and cues. READ MORE

  5. 5. Older People Meet Robots : Three Case Studies on the Domestication of Robots in Everyday Life

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Susanne Frennert; [2016-08-08]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Older people; social robots; gerotranscendence; domestication theory; Participatory Design; social robotics;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how older people construct meaning, use and make sense of three kinds of robots in their homes. The exploration is undertaken in empirical studies of an assistive robot, an eHealth system, and robotic vacuum cleaners. READ MORE