Search for dissertations about: "physiological condition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the words physiological condition.

  1. 1. Condition-dependence in life history evolution

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Foteini Spagopoulou; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ageing; senescence; nongenetic inheritance; sex differences; condition-dependence; life history; trade-off; Ficedula albicollis; Caenorhabditis remanei; Telostylinus angusticollis; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Ageing is the progressive physiological deterioration that appears with increasing age and eventually leads to a decline in survival and reproduction. This physiological process is omnipresent across the tree of life, but the expected trajectory can widely vary between and within species. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nitrogen fixation in the lichen Stereocaulon paschale

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kerstin Huss-Danell; Umeå universitet.; [1979]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; nitrogen fixation; lichen; acetylene reduction; environmental factors; physiological condition; pine forest; Sweden;

    Abstract : The thesis is a summary and discussion of six papers.The purpose of the investigation was to study the influence of (i) environmental factors and (ii) the physiological condition of the thallus on nitrogen fixation in the lichen Stereocaulon paschale (L.) Fr. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physiological Aberrations in Patients with Schizophrenia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Schizophrenia; resting energy expenditure; body composition; physical capacity; oxygen uptake capacity; respiratory quotient; niacin; skin flush reaction; electrodermal activity; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri;

    Abstract : In schizophrenia, subtle aberrations in the brain cause functional disturbances like psychotic symptoms and social disability. There are, however, also disturbances outside the CNS indicating a systemic manifestation in the disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diabetes and obesity in primary health care - a condition beyond physiological factors

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Irene Svenningsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; depression; diabetes type 2; gender; health care professional; health related quality of life; obesity; patient; primary health care;

    Abstract : Aims: The objectives of this thesis are to illustrate how obese and normal-weight individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) experience their health status and health care interactions and to highlight the diabetes team (doctor, nurse, dietician, physiotherapist) approach to treating obese individuals with T2DM. Methods: Studies I and IV were qualitative interview studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physiological trade-offs in reproduction and condition dependence of a secondary sexual trait

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Måns S. Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Developmental biology; Trade-offs; life history; immune ecology; cost of reproduction; costs of immune response; sexual selection; migration; moult; Newcastle disease; HbA1C; Ficedula albicollis; Utvecklingsbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Developmental biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Utvecklingsbiologi; Animal Ecology; zooekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines parental condition, how it is traded off against reproduction and how it is displayed in a secondary sexual trait. The studies were performed on nest-box breeding collared flycatchers Ficedula albicollis on the island of Gotland, in the Baltic Sea. READ MORE