Search for dissertations about: "physical activity attention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 swedish dissertations containing the words physical activity attention.

  1. 1. Skeletal growth and effects of physical activity during adolescence

    Author : Martin Sundberg; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; Population-based; Physical activity; Longitudinal; Intervention; Growth; Adolescents; Bone mineral density; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to evaluate bone mass and bone size in girls and boys from age 12 to 16, with special attention to physical activity. We also wanted to retrospectively evaluate the effect of exercise for the years preceding age 12. The findings were as follows. READ MORE

  2. 2. Heart Rate Variability in Stress-related Fatigue, Adolescent Anxiety and Depression and its Connection to Lifestyle

    Author : Erik Olsson; Lennart Melin; Ulf Lundberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : heart rate variability; autonomic nervous system; vagal tone; allostatic load; stress; fatigue; anxiety; depression; continuous performance; attention; cardiovascular risk; lifestyle; physical activity;

    Abstract : Heart rate varies constantly as a consequence of activity in the sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic nervous systems (SNS and PNS). In short-term recordings, heart rate variability (HRV) is mostly related to the inhibitory activity of the vagal nerves, which are part of the PNS. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fatigue in long-term illness : Influencing factors and functional performance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and in cancer

    Author : Kristina Tödt; Anna Efverman; Maria Engström; Magnus Ekström; Marlene Malmström; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fatigue; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; cancer; daily activity; health-related quality of life; mental health; physical capacity; physical activity; radiotherapy; work ability; fatigue; kroniskt obstruktiv lungsjukdom; cancer; daglig aktivitet; hälsorelaterad livskvalitet; oro och nedstämdhet; fysisk kapacitet; fysisk aktivitet; strålbehandling; arbetsförmåga;

    Abstract : Syfte: Avhandlingen studerade sambandet mellan fatigue (trötthet) och valda inverkande faktorer, funktionsförmåga (fysisk och daglig aktivitet och arbetsförmåga) samt med hälsorelaterad livskvalitet (HRQL) vid kroniskt obstruktiv lungsjukdom (KOL) och vid cancer. Metod: Patienter med KOL (n=121, delarbete I-II) och patienter med cancer under pågående strålbehandling (n=457, delarbete III) studerades i tvärsnittsstudier. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pain, fatigue and fear-avoidance beliefs in relation to physical activity and body awareness in persons diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Helena Lööf; Unn-Britt Johansson; Elisabet Welin Henriksson; Staffan Lindblad; Siv Söderberg; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; Body awareness; Pain; Fatigue; Fear-avoidance beliefs about physical activity; Physical activity; Coping strategies; Cross-cultural adaptation; Concurrent think-aloud interviews; Narrative interviews; Phenomenological; Cross-sectional; Psychometrics; Rheumatoid Arthritis;

    Abstract : Introduction: Pain and fatigue are highly common and a major concern for persons diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Having physical limitations, which have a significant effect on daily life, is also described as a major problem for persons with RA. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceived Sensory Dimensions : A Human-Centred Approach to Environmental Planning and Design

    Author : Jonathan Stoltz; Ingrid Stjernquist; Peter Schlyter; Patrik Grahn; Christer Sandahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Green infrastructures; urban planning; environmental aesthetics; salutogenic design; multiple use; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Increased urbanization, stress and lifestyle related illness, and biodiversity loss are some of the most urgent challenges today. The potential contributions from green spaces and infrastructures in relation to these challenges are several. READ MORE