Search for dissertations about: "leisure activity engagement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words leisure activity engagement.

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

    Author : Ingeborg Nilsson; Birgitta Bernspång; Britta Löfgren; Anne G. Fisher; Ulla Sonn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; Occupational therapy; 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

  2. 2. Time for Retirement : Studies on how leisure and family associate with retirement timing in Sweden

    Author : Linda Kridahl; Ann-Zofie Duvander; Ingrid Esser; Kène Henkens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; retirement; leisure; grandparenthood; elderly parents; marriage; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Retirement transition is a major life event in later adult life. Its timing is important for older individuals for economic, personal and family reasons, as well as for aging societies contemplating a comprehensive plan for population changes, including sustainability of the labor force, pension system, and welfare services such as eldercare. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions for community-dwelling older people : Intervention effects in relation to facets of occupational engagement and cost effectiveness

    Author : Magnus Zingmark; Ingeborg Nilsson; Anne Fisher; Lars Lindholm; Kerstin Tham; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Bathing disabilities; Cost effectiveness; Effect size; Health promotion; Occupational therapy; Leisure engagement; Reablement; Self-rated health; Successful aging; QALY;

    Abstract : Background Occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions can potentially promote occupational engagement among community-dwelling older people, but there is limited evidence to identify the most effective and cost-effective interventions. For independent-living older people, there is a lack of evidence to determine if occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions have an effect on their occupational engagement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Activity and participation long term after stroke

    Author : Anna Norlander; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Assessment instruments; ICF; Leisure activities; Long-term; Participation; Predictors; Rehabilitation; Social activities; Stroke; Qualitative Research;

    Abstract : Background and aim: As an increasing number of people are living and ageing with the consequences ofstroke, the rehabilitation and support provided for this group needs to have a long-term perspective. Moreover,to prevent long-term activity limitations and participation restrictions after stroke, increased knowledge is neededregarding how engagement in different types of activities develops beyond the first years of recovery andadaptation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change and Continuity in Psychological Health Across the Retirement Transition: Interindividual Differences and Post-Retirement Adjustment

    Author : Georg Henning; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : adaptation; leisure activity; personality; retirement adjustment; self-determination theory; well-being; work motivation;

    Abstract : Retirement is an important life event. Individuals leave their place of work, which often played a vital part in their daily lives, and enter a new phase of life with new opportunities, new challenges and new roles. The overarching aim of the present thesis is to shed light on changes in psychological health across the transition to retirement. READ MORE