Search for dissertations about: "overweight"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 260 swedish dissertations containing the word overweight.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Effect of Dietary Antioxidants on Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Metabolic Factors Studies in Subjects with Overweight and with Type 2 Diabetes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Elisabet Rytter; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antioxidants; supplementation; fruit and vegetables; oxidative stress; isoprostanes; lipid peroxidation; oxidative damage to DNA; glycaemic control; inflammation; overweight; type 2 diabetes; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Observational studies have indicated that fruit and vegetables, and dietary antioxidants may play an important role in reducing the risk of chronic diseases, potentially by affecting pathogenic mechanisms such as oxidative stress and inflammation. Clinical trials investigating the effects of supplementation with single or a few antioxidants in high doses have, however, shown inconsistent results and thus have not been able to support the observational findings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diet and/or exercise treatment for weight loss in overweight and obese women after childbirth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Bertz; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; weight loss; overweight; postpartum; lactation; diet; exercise; behavior modification; DLW; body composition; RCT; Grounded Theory;

    Abstract : AIM: The aim of the research presented in this thesis was to evaluate whether, dietary behavior modification treatment (D), or physical exercise behavior modification treatment (E), or the combination of both (DE), provide short and long-term weight loss compared to control (C) among overweight and obese lactating women, and if so how. METHODS: At 10-14 weeks postpartum, 68 lactating Swedish women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index of 25-35 were randomized to 12 weeks of treatment or control. READ MORE

  4. 4. Childhood overweight and obesity in preschool children - an emerging problem in urban and rural Vietnam. A study of epidemiology and associated factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Loan Minh Do; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; overweight; obesity; preschool children; follow-up study; IOTF;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood overweight and obesity is considered a global epidemic. From being a health problem mainly in high-income countries, it is now an emerging problem in low- and middle-income parts of the world as well. Contextual knowledge of obesity development dynamics is important as a basis for prevention and intervention strategies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on nutrition, body composition and bone mineralization in healthy 8-yr-olds in an urban Swedish community

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Susanne Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; body composition; bone mineralization; dual energy x-ray absorptiometry; healthy; lipids; metabolic markers; overweight; physical activity;

    Abstract : Background: The incidence of welfare diseases including overweight in childhood is increasing worldwide. The results from a study of healthy pre-school children showed that in a population with well educated parents 17% of the children were overweight or obese at the age of 4 years. READ MORE