Search for dissertations about: "overweight and obesity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the words overweight and obesity.

  1. 1. Overweight and Obesity in Preschool Children : Early Risk Factors and Early Identification

    University dissertation from Halmstad : Halmstad University Press

    Author : Annelie Lindholm; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; abdominal adiposity; adiposity rebound; body mass index; childhood obesity; childhood overweight; early growth patterns; infancy peak; preschool children; waist-to-height ratio;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Overweight and obesity in children has reached epidemic proportions in recent decades, and even the youngest age groups are affected. Excess weight during childhood often follows the child into adulthood and is associated with diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes mellitus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Socioeconomic patterns of overweight and obesity in Scania, Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Faisal Al-Emrani; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Overweight; obesity; socioeconomic inequality; social gradient; SES; BMI; social capital; birth cohort; ageing; retirement; Scania Public Health Cohort; Sweden;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Socioekonomiska mönster av övervikt och fetma i Skåne, Sverige I världen idag är fetma och övervikt ett av de största hoten mot människors goda hälsa. Den här avhandlingen har försökt beskriva och öka kunskapen om hur olika faktorer, som levnadsvillkor och levnadsvanor, bidragit till ökningen av övervikt och fetma i befolkningen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health and Nutrition in the Tarahumara of Northern Mexico Studies among Women and Children

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joel Monárrez-Espino; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International health; acculturation; anemia; anthropometry; body shape; cognitive anthropology; qualitative methods; ferritin; food; indian; infant feeding; malnutrition; Mexico; micronutrients; obesity; overweight; Raramuri; school children; Tarahumara; westernization; women; Internationell hälsa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Belonging to an indigenous group in Mexico is usually associated with poor health, mainly as the result of social isolation from the mainstream society. The Tarahumara are no exception. They constitute the largest indigenous group in northern Mexico and one of the most marginalized ethnic minorities in North America. READ MORE

  4. 4. Obesity and cardiovascular disease. Aspects of methods and susceptibility

    University dissertation from Dept of Clinical Medicine in Malmö Malmö University Hospital 205 02 Malmö

    Author : Susanna Calling; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; epidemiology; Medicine human and vertebrates ; cohort study; gender; physical activity; body composition; inflammation; socio-economic factors; risk factors; mortality; cardiovascular diseases; obesity; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Fetma räknas som ett av världens tio viktigaste hälsoproblem enligt WHO och ökar i snabb takt. Man beräknar att över 1 miljard av världens vuxna befolkning är överviktig, d.v.s. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kristina Edvardsson; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal care; Child health care; Counselling; Dental health services; Dissemination; Health Promotion; Implementation; Intervention; Parents; Pregnancy; Prevention; Obesity; Overweight; Pre-­school; Primary Health Care; Sustainability; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. READ MORE