Search for dissertations about: "karen søgaard"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words karen søgaard.

  1. 1. Near infrared spectroscopy for assessing oxygenation and hemodynamics in the upper extremities of healthy subjects and patients with work-related muscle pain

    Author : Guilherme Hilgert Elcadi; Albert G. Crenshaw; Karen Søgaard; Mikael Forsman; Martin Fahlström; Svend Erik Mathiassen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Near infrared spectroscopy; muscle oxygenation; hemodynamics; electromyography; extensor carpi radialis; trapezius; fysiologi; Physiology;

    Abstract : The prevalence of work-related muscle pain (WRMP) is large in the general population in the industrialized world. Despite significant advances over recent years in some research areas, the mechanisms of why WRMP occurs and the pathophysiological mechanisms behind the disorders are still unclear. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ergonomic Risk Assessment and Intervention through Smart Workwear Systems

    Author : Liyun Yang; Jörgen Eklund; Mikael Forsman; Karen Søgaard; KTH; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Physical Workload; Work Postures; Energy Consumption; Oxygen Uptake; Risk Assessment; Measurement Methods; Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders; Work-Related Ill Health; Wearable Sensors; Wearable Systems; Feedback; Ergonomic Intervention.; Fysisk arbetsbelastning; Arbetsställningar; Energiförbrukning; Syreupptag; Riskbedömning; Mätmetoder; Arbetsrelaterade muskuloskeletala besvär; Arbetsrelaterad ohälsa; Bärbara sensorer; Bärbara system; Återkoppling; Ergonomisk intervention.; Medicinsk teknologi; Medical Technology; Physical Workload;

    Abstract : The rapid development of wearable technology has provided opportunities to ergonomics research and practice with new ways for workload measurements, data analytics, risk assessment and intervention. This thesis aims at developing and evaluating methods using wearable technologies to assess physical risk factors at work, and further to give feedback to employees to improve their work techniques. READ MORE