Search for dissertations about: "leisure time physical activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words leisure time physical activity.

  1. 1. Pregnancy and leisure time physical activity

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Hanne Kristine Hegaard; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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. Neighborhood environment and physical activity

    University dissertation from Family medicine, cardiovascular epidemiology and lifestyle

    Author : Ulf Eriksson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [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

  3. 3. Physical activity and myocardial infarction Epidemiological studies on the association between various types of physical activity and the risk of myocardial infarction, including certain aspects of methodology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Reproprint

    Author : Eleonor Fransson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias; Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study the associations between physical activity during leisure time, occupational and household work, and established risk factors for cardiovascular disease, as well as the risk of acute myocardial infarction. Methodological aspects concerning the presence of recall bias in epidemiological case-control studies on physical activity and myocardial infarction were also considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Young today-adult tomorrow! Studies on physical status, physical activity, attitudes, and self-perception in children and adolescents

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ann-Christin Sollerhed; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Hälsofrämjande arbete; Ungdomar; hälsa; Skolidrott; physical education; physical status; physical capacity; self-perception; attitudes; sense of coherence; Medicine human and vertebrates ; intervention; physical activity; adolescents; Young people; children; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : The aim was to gain knowledge of young people's physical status and physical activity, and to further the understanding of the role of school physical education in a salutogenic public health perspective. Two studies were performed in southern Sweden. Study 1 was performed in 1996 among 301 adolescents aged 16-19 in upper secondary school. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Patrik Wennberg; Umeå universitet.; [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