Search for dissertations about: "physical activity"

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  1. 1. Studies of physical activity in the Swedish population

    Author : Sven Johan Gustav Olsson; Mats Börjesson; Örjan Ekblom; Lena Kallings; Mikael Fogelholm; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; physical fitness; sedentary; questionnaire; validity; self-rated health; sensitivity; specificity; physical activity on prescription; accelerometry; the Ekblom-Bak test; answer modes; movement pattern; health-related quality of life; physical health; Medicin Teknik; Medicine Technology;

    Abstract : Background: Cheap and effective tools for measuring patients’ physical activity (PA) level are needed. The first aim in this thesis was therefore to assess the validity of two PA -questions, and their three associated answer modes, that are used within the Swedish health care system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neighborhood environment and physical activity

    University dissertation from Family medicine, cardiovascular epidemiology and lifestyle

    Author : Ulf Eriksson; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; walkability; land use; residential density; physical activity pattern; accelerometer; public health; walking; GIS; physical activity; Neighborhood;

    Abstract : Introduction Insufficient levels of physical activity are one of the top contributors to global mortality, and it is an important public health priority to increase the proportion of physically active people in the population. The interest in environmental determinants of physical activity has been rapidly increasing over the past few years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental Factors of Importance in Myasthenia Gravis Emphasis on Physical Activity

    University dissertation from Family medicine, cardiovascular epidemiology and lifestyle

    Author : Elisabet Westerberg; Anna Rostedt Punga; Anne-Marie Landtblom; Chantal Tallaksen; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Myasthenia Gravis; MG subgroups; Environmental factors; Lifestyle; Physical activity; Exercise; Clinical Neurophysiology; Klinisk neurofysiologi;

    Abstract : Myasthenia Gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease caused by antibodies directed against proteins at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). The disturbed neuromuscular transmission induces fatigable weakness in skeletal muscles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical activity and myocardial infarction : Epidemiological studies on the association between various types of physical activity and the risk of myocardial infarction, including certain aspects of methodology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Reproprint

    Author : Eleonor Fransson; [2006]
    Keywords : Physical activity; hypertension; blood lipids; plasma fibrinogen; myocardial infarction; body mass index; recall bias;

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  5. 5. Young today-adult tomorrow! Studies on physical status, physical activity, attitudes, and self-perception in children and adolescents

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Ann-Christin Sollerhed; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical education; physical status; physical capacity; self-perception; attitudes; sense of coherence; Medicine human and vertebrates ; intervention; physical activity; adolescents; Young people; children; Medicin människa och djur ;

    Abstract : The aim was to gain knowledge of young people's physical status and physical activity, and to further the understanding of the role of school physical education in a salutogenic public health perspective. Two studies were performed in southern Sweden. Study 1 was performed in 1996 among 301 adolescents aged 16-19 in upper secondary school. READ MORE