Search for dissertations about: "leisure activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words leisure activity.

  1. 1. Pregnancy and leisure time physical activity

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Hanne Kristine Hegaard; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth weight; Pregnancy; pre-eclampsia; leisure time physical activity; preterm delivery;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Aims: To examine associations between leisure time physical activity before and during pregnancy and preterm delivery, birth weight, and pre-eclampsia and to describe levels of physical activity prior to and during pregnancy. Furthermore to elucidate women’s experiences and views of leisure time physical activity during pregnancy in a qualitative study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leisure in adolescence : youths' activity choices and why they are linked to problems for some and not others

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Andreas Persson; Margaret Kerr; Bonnie Barber; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; structured activities; unstructured activities; extracurricular activities; youth centers; parent relations; peer relations; delinquency; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents spend a great amount of time engaged in different leisure activities. Some of the activity choices they make can put them at risk for negative socialization. In particular, peer-oriented, unstructured activities such as hanging out on the streets or at neighborhood recreation centers have been linked to problem development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neighborhood environment and physical activity

    University dissertation from Family medicine, cardiovascular epidemiology and lifestyle

    Author : Ulf Eriksson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; walkability; land use; residential density; physical activity pattern; accelerometer; public health; walking; GIS; physical activity; Neighborhood;

    Abstract : Introduction Insufficient levels of physical activity are one of the top contributors to global mortality, and it is an important public health priority to increase the proportion of physically active people in the population. The interest in environmental determinants of physical activity has been rapidly increasing over the past few years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond the established risk factors of myocardial infarction lifestyle factors and novel biomarkers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Patrik Wennberg; Jan-Håkan Jansson; Mai-Lis Hellénius; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; lifestyle factors; physical activity; commuting activity; leisure time physical activity; occupational physical activity; snuff use; haemostatic markers; inflammatory markers; myocardial infarction; epidemiology; primary prevention.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Age, male sex, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, and obesity are considered as established risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Several of these established cardiovascular risk factors are strongly influenced by lifestyle. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical activity assessed by accelerometry in children

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Andreas Nilsson; Karin Piehl-Aulin; Ulf Ekelund; Gareth Stratton; [2008]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; activity patterns; adolescents; health promotion; activity monitor; sedentary; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin; Biomedicin; Biomedicine;

    Abstract : Physical activity (PA) is likely to constitute an important aspect of health-related behaviour in growing children. However, the knowledge on levels and patterns of PA in children is limited, due to the difficulty of precisely measuring this complex behaviour in normal daily living. READ MORE