Search for dissertations about: "lower extremity injuries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words lower extremity injuries.

  1. 1. Injuries are not accidents! : an emergency-department population-based epidemiological study of injuries with special reference to trauma recidivism hip fractures and geriatric falls

    Author : Fredrik Röding; Ulrica Bergström; Marie Lindkvist; Jack Lysholm; Per Morberg; Olle Svensson; Sari Ponzer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; injury; population; fractures; contusions; sprains; fall injuries; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Injury is a major public health problem. In rich countries fall injures now kill more people than all other injury mechanisms together, because of global ageing and large-scale sustainable injury prevention programs for all other injury mechanisms but falls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alpine ski sport injuries in Swedish Lapland

    Author : Curt Made; Lars-Gunnar Elmqvist; Herbert Sandström; Robert J Johnson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : skiing; wounds and injuries; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Downhill skiing is associated with recreation, youth, speed, aerials and crowded courses which carry increased risk of injuries. The aim of this study was to evaluate downhill sport injuries in a Swedish ski resort. Material and methodsIn a case-control study ongoing 1989/90–2006/07, 3,696 injured skiers were registered. READ MORE

  3. 3. Injuries among female football players

    Author : Inger Jacobson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : Background: Football is a popular female team sport played by approximately 40 million women in over 100 countries all over the world. In Sweden football is the largest female team sport with more than 56,000 players over 15 years of age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is seeing just believing? Measurement properties of visual assessment of Postural Orientation Errors (POEs) in people with anterior cruciate ligament injury

    Author : Jenny Älmqvist Nae; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; knee injury; Lower extremity; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; orientation spatial; Postural orientation; Performance-based measures; Reproducibility of results; Hop performance; Patient reported outcome measures;

    Abstract : Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common knee injury among young physically active populations. The injury results in impaired physical functions, such as joint instability, limitations in daily activities and sport-specific activities, and worse movement quality, e.g., altered postural orientation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prospective Applications of Microwaves in Medicine : Microwave Sensors for Orthopedic Monitoring and Burn Depth Assessment

    Author : Syaiful Redzwan Mohd Shah; Robin Augustine; Taco Johan Blokhuis; Luca Roselli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Microwave sensors; split ring resonator; biomedical application; orthopedics; lower extremity injuries; craniosynostosis; burn assessment; clinical measurements; tissue dielectric properties; phantom; Engineering Science with specialization in Microwave Technology; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot mikrovågsteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the use of microwave techniques for medical diagnostics has experienced impressive developments. It has demonstrated excellent competencies in various modalities such as using non-ionizing electromagnetic waves, providing non-invasive diagnoses, and having the ability to penetrate human tissues within the GHz range. READ MORE