Search for dissertations about: "physical capacity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 549 swedish dissertations containing the words physical capacity.

  1. 1. Firefighters' physical work capacity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Ann-Sofie Lindberg; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical demands; performance; work capacity; aerobic fitness; anaerobic fitness; muscle strength; muscle endurance; balance; ergonomics; physical testing; SIMCA;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify valid, simple, and inexpensive physical tests that can be used for evaluation of firefighters’ physical work capacity. Paper I included fulltime- and part-time firefighters (n = 193), aged 20-60 years. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund : Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Ann-Christin Sollerhed; Högskolan Kristianstad.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Hälsofrämjande arbete; Ungdomar; hälsa; Skolidrott; 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

  3. 3. Physical training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - COPD

    University dissertation from Lund : Faculty of Medicine, Lund University

    Author : Karin Wadell; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical therapy; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Physical training; Oxygen; Water training; Group training; Physical capacity; Health related quality of life; Long-term effect; Sjukgymnastik; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Physiotherapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, places a substantial burden of disability on the growing number of patients and causes large costs for the society. Tobacco smoke is the most important risk factor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Getting physical tangibles in a distributed virtual environment

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Mattias Bergström; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Datorstödd maskinkonstruktion; Computer Aided Design; Funktionella produkter; Functional Product Development;

    Abstract : The design of products is an increasingly complex task, where companies do not have and do not want the in-house competence to manage the development of entire products. Consequently, companies outsource parts of product development projects to other companies or join in partnerships. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of work and health in women with fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Annie Palstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; pain; tender points; work; work ability; health; women; physical; physical capacity; physical workload; resistance exercise; focus groups;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by persistent widespread pain, increased pain sensitivity and tenderness. FM is also associated with fatigue, psychological distress, impaired physical capacity, activity limitations and impacts the ability to work. READ MORE