Search for dissertations about: "relaxation training"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words relaxation training.

  1. 1. Chronic tension-type headache. Treatment with acupuncture, physical training and relaxation training

    Author : Elisabeth Söderberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : chronic tension-type headache; acupuncture; physical; training; relaxation training; muscle tenderness; CNS-related symptoms; symptom characteristics;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to compare the effect of acupuncture, physical training and relaxation training on chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) and related symptoms through measurements of headache intensity, headache frequency, symptom characteristics associated with daily headache, muscle tenderness and subjective well-being. There are four studies that underpin this thesis: In study 2 and 4, the study cohort comprised 90 consecutive patients with CTTH. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recurrent Headache among Swedish Adolescents : Psychosocial Factors, Coping and Effects of Relaxation Treatment

    Author : Åsa Fichtel; Huda Huijer Abu-Saad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing; headache; adolescents; coping; relaxation; Omvårdnad; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Caring Sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Overall aims of the present thesis were to study the prevalence and psychosocial impact of recurrent headache within a school population in comparison with other types of pain and to examine the use and efficacy of various coping strategies. Further aims were to compare the effects of relaxation treatment among adolescents with recurrent headache to a waiting-list control group, and finally to examine the efficacy of relaxation training administered in a school setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Applied relaxation as treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women

    Author : Elisabeth Nedstrand; Aila Collins; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Vasomotor symptoms often disturb the night sleep and may lead to tiredness and mood disturbances. Many women who suffer from vasomotor symptoms ask for medical help and are often prescribed hormonal treatment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of an Evidence-Based Sport Psychological Training Program for Young Elite Athletes

    Author : Johan Michael Wikman; Anne-Marie Elbe; Reinhard Stelter; Gertrud Pfister; Mette Krogh Christensen; Chris Harwood; Denmark Copenhagen Copenhagen University Exercise and Sport Department of Nutrition; []

    Abstract : Sport psychological training seems to be a viable way of facilitating development and performance for adult athletes, and even though sport psychological training for young athletes is less investigated, research indicates that talented athletes can benefit from sport psychological training as well. The aim of this thesis is to review and add to the current knowledge on sport psychological training for young elite athletes, and to investigate sport psychological interventions for young elite athletes. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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