Search for dissertations about: "knee function"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 swedish dissertations containing the words knee function.

  1. 1. Developing knee joint osteoarthritis: Clinical, radiographical and biochemical features

    University dissertation from Spenshult´s Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, S-313 92 Oskarström, Sweden

    Author : Ingemar Petersson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bone markers; cartilage markers; WOMAC; SF-36; function; health status quality-of-life; radiography; epidemiology; knee pain; Knee joint; osteoarthritis; bone scan; Skeleton; muscle system; rheumatology locomotion; Skelett; muskelsystem; reumatologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this project was to study clinical, radiographical and biochemical features of developing, symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) prospectively in individuals aged 35-54 from the general population. A questionnaire to a random sample of 2 000 individuals in the district of Laholm, Sweden, identified 279 individuals (15% of the population) with chronic (>3 months) knee pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Long term prognosis of intraarticular knee injuries

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Wolfgang Maletius; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; knee joint; knee function; sports injury; arthroscopy; meniscus; anterior cruciate ligament; articular cartilage; osteoarthrosis; activity level; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Intraarticular knee injuries, still are a challenge for proper treatment in Sports Medicine today .The increasing life expectancy as well as the patient expectation to maintain a sufficiant physical activity up to high ages gives the topic an increasing publicity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lower Extremity Function in Arthritis

    University dissertation from Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University

    Author : Ann Bremander; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reumatologi; muskelsystem; Skelett; rheumatology locomotion; muscle system; Skeleton; Knee injury; Arthritis; Reliability; Self-registered physical function; Validity; Observed physical function; Physical medicine; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; kinesitherapy; revalidation; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to develop and apply self-registered and observed measures of physical function in people with arthritis in the lower extremity. In Paper I, 181 subjects from the Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register who were satisfied with their primary knee arthroplasty were studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knee function, movement pattern and knee osteoarthritis in males 14-16 years after an anterior cruciate ligament injury

    University dissertation from Division of Physiotherapy

    Author : Anette von Porat; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; knee function; osteoarthritis; Anterior cruciate ligament injury; movement pattern;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this work was to study knee function movement pattern and knee osteoarthritis in males 14-16 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. In the first study, 154 male subjects with a 14-year-old ACL injury were investigated. Self-reported knee function and radiographic signs of osteoarthritis were assessed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pain, Function, and Dissatisfaction after Total knee Arthroplasty

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : ABDULEMIR MUHAMMED NURI ALI; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TKA; dissatisfaction; continuous intraarticular analgesia; patella; anxiety depression; pain; function;

    Abstract : Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive degenerative joint disorder, and the prevalence increases with age. In Sweden, about one in 4 people over the age of 45 years has OA in at least one joint. As the population ages and the prevalence of obesity increases, OA is expected to increase even more. READ MORE