Search for dissertations about: "leisure time physical activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 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; [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; [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. 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; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  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 and Cardiovascular Disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kasper Andersen; Johan Sundström; Claes Held; Frieder Braunschweig; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical activity; epidemiology; cohort study; heart failure; cardiovascular disease; arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation; bradyarrhythmias; sudden cardiac death; heart failure; stroke; ischemic heart disease; cardiovascular death; maximal exercise capacity; muscle strength; skeletal muscle morphology; Kardiologi; Cardiology; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate associations of fitness and types and levels of physical activity with subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease.Four large-scale longitudinal cohort studies were used. The exposures were different measures related to physical activity and the outcomes were obtained through linkage to the Swedish In-Patient Register. READ MORE