Search for dissertations about: "massage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word massage.

  1. 1. Psychological and physiological effects on Swedish worker’s health when using a health promotion intervention including mechanical massage and mental training - a pilot study

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare

    Author : Jasmin Muller; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alternative; Anxiety; Blood pressure; Complementary; Heart rate; Intervention; Massage; Physical Health; Psychosocial health; Randomized controlled study; Salutogenic theory; Stress; Temperature; Working place;

    Abstract : Introduction:Work-related stress is one of the most challenging issues on workplaces. Reduced ability to relax and recover has been proposed as a key factor behind the increase of stress-related illness among workers. Massage and mental training are two commonly used techniques which may have positive effects on the ability to recover. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emotional and physiological responses to touch massage

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lenita Lindgren; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Touch; touch massage; emotion; anxiety; autonomic nervous sytem; brain; stress; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Clinical findings indicate that touch massage has the ability to induce positive emotions and influence stress responses. However, little is known about mechanisms that can explain observed responses.Aim: To understand mechanisms behind observed emotional and physiological responses during and after touch massage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Massage-like stroking of rats : distress or "antistress"?

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sarah Holst; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2007]
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  4. 4. The effect of massage for women with breast cancer

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annika Billhult; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in females. The effect of massage in the field of oncology has been investigated to some extent. The present thesis explored the effect of light pressure effleurage massage in women with breast cancer in six main domains; nausea, anxiety, depression, quality of life, stress and cellular immunity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migraine and Stress An Internet administered Multimodal Behavioral Treatment Intervention

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kerstin Hedborg; Högskolan i Gävle.; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi; Neurology; Neurologi; Awakening Cortisol Response; Cognitive Behavioral Treatment; Gender; Hand Massage; Internet; Life Events; Migraine; Multimodal; Personality; Salivary Cortisol; Stress; Stress Marker; Stress Susceptibility;

    Abstract : Migraine is a disabling neurological disorder with high prevalence, the clinical manifestations of which are highly dependent on stress.The overall theme of the present thesis was to address aspects of stress in migraine. READ MORE