Search for dissertations about: "physical activity and locus of control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words physical activity and locus of control.

  1. 1. Social determinants of leisure time physical activity, body mass index, and acute myocardial infarction

    Author : Sadiq Mohammad Ali; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Public health; acute myocardial infarction; obesity; overweight; underweight; leisure time physical activity; health locus of control; social capital; Socioeconomic status; psychosocial work conditions;

    Abstract : There are substantial socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in most western countries. Socioeconomic differences in cardiovascular risk factors (obesity/overweight, tobacco smoking, leisure time physical activity, dietary habits) are correspondingly large. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors in the Development of Obesity

    Author : Shafqat Ahmad; Genetisk och molekylär epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Lifestyle behaviors and genetic variation have clear and distinguishable effects on obesity risk; however, the pattern of disease occurrence within and between populations that differ in their genetic and environmental underpinnings suggests obesity is caused in part by the interaction between adverse lifestyle behaviors and the genetic risk profile of an individual. This thesis aims to investigate the joint effects of genetic and environmental (specifically lifestyle) risk factors for obesity and its comorbidities using cross-sectional and longitudinal epidemiological cohorts and clinical trials. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Eva Eurenius; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Attitudes; body functions; disability; epidemiology; exercise test; general health perception; physical activity; physical therapy; rheumatoid arthritis;

    Abstract : Physical activity confers health benefits in the general population and should also be applied to people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, there is a need for more research in this area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain and physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis : A cognitive approach in physical therapy

    Author : Stina Lundgren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; External-internal control; fear-avoidance beliefs; pain and impairment; relaxation training;

    Abstract : A gradual shift towards more active patient involvement has taken place during the past few decades. It is thus important for physical therapists to understand individuals’ cognitive appraisals of health states. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are frequently referred to physical therapy for treatment of pain and activity limitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic and biological characterization of the anorexic anx/anx mouse

    Author : Jeanette Johansen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Pathological deviations in body weight is a major health problem. It is currently unclear how normal body weight and food intake is controlled. There is even less understanding of the mechanisms behind abnormal eating behavior as in anorexia and obesity. READ MORE