Search for dissertations about: "musculoskeletal stress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words musculoskeletal stress.

  1. 1. Workplace stress measured by Job Stress Survey and relationships to musculoskeletal complaints

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Stefan Holmström; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job stress; Job Stress Survey; work-related stress; musculoskeletal complaints; metal industry; differential item functioning; medical service; longitudinal; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; longitudinal.;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis was to evaluate and test the Job Stress Survey (JSS, Spielberger, 1991; Spielberger & Vagg, 1999), a self-report instrument which assesses workplace stress. In the thesis a thorough evaluation is made of JSS scales and items, and the relations to health, particularly musculoskeletal complaints. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychophysiological reactions to experimental stress relations to pain sensitivity, position sense and stress perception

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Marina Heiden; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : public health; autonomic activity; cognitive-behavioral training; muscle oxygenation; physical activity; position sense; pressure-pain thresholds; sick leave; stress; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Stress and monotonous work contribute substantially to the development of chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Yet, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the process, particularly the involvement of autonomic regulation, remain unclear. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advanced Knowledge Work and Stress-related Symptoms Epidemiology and Clinical Intervention Studies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Clairy Wiholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; musculoskeletal; hedache; skinsymptoms; physiology; psychosocial; stress management; intervention; Socialmedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Well educated knowledge workers are a growing group of the work force. Little research has been conducted on this group regarding possible work-related health symptoms, as well as interventions in order to reduce work-related stress. This thesis describes the current work-related symptoms and potential risk and salutogenic, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stress Management Interventions and Predictors of Long-term Health Prospectively Controlled Studies on Long-term Pain Patients and a Healthy Sample from IT- and Media Companies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Dan Hasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; stress; health promotion; stress management; public health; psychosocial; self-rated health; pain; intervention; web; Internet; TNF-alpha; DHEA; NPY; CgA; Socialmedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on the effects of stress management on long-term pain patients and on a healthy sample from IT and media companies; two groups that are commonly exposed to high stress levels. Even if there are important differences between these two groups, there are similarities such as the necessity for effective stress management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation in musculoskeletal disorders Quantitative and qualitative follow-up studies

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Rita Sjöström; Mittuniversitetet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disability; mental health; mobility; musculoskeletal; pain; quality of life; rehabilitation; return to work; sick leave; nedsatt förmåga; mental hälsa; rörlighet; muskuloskeletal; smärta; livskvalitet; rehabilitering; återgång i arbete; sjukskrivning; rehabiliteringsvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this investigation was to evaluate a seven-weekmultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, with emphasis onmusculoskeletal disorders, for working-age people, by assessments at thestart and end of the rehabilitation programme, and at follow-upexaminations 6, 12 and 24 months after completion of the programme. Afurther aim was to explore the experiences of people not returning to workduring a period of six years after participation in an extensivemultidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. READ MORE