Search for dissertations about: "training exercises"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words training exercises.

  1. 1. Biomechanical and neural aspects of eccentric and concentric muscle performance in stroke subjects Implications for resistance training

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Mattias Hedlund; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fMRI; Isokinetic; Motor imagery; Muscular strength; Resistance training; Neurological rehabilitation;

    Abstract : Muscle weakness is one of the major causes of post-stroke disability. Stroke rehabilitation programs now often incorporate the same type of resistance training that is used for healthy subjects; however, the training effects induced from these training strategies are often limited for stroke patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community-based osteoporosis prevention: Physical activity in relation to bone density, fall prevention, and the effect of training programmes The Vadstena Osteoporosis Prevention Project

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Grahn Kronhed; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Östergötlands Läns Landsting.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vadstena Osteoporosis Prevention Project VOPP ; weight-bearing training study; physical activity; training programmes; elderly; forearm bone mineral density BMD ; balance-training; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Orthopaedics; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Ortopedi;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on studies of the ten-year community-based intervention programme entitled, the Vadstena Osteoporosis Prevention Project (VOPP). The specific aims of the research were to describe the effects of physical activity and training programmes on bone mass and balance performance in adults, to determine whether a fall risk prevention programme could motivate personal actions among the elderly, to ascertain whether the intervention programme could reduce the incidence of forearm and hip fractures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sensorimotor control and cervical range of motion in women with chronic neck pain Kinematic assessments and effects of neck coordination exercise

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Thomas Rudolfsson; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neck pain; Rehabilitation; Coordination training; Resistance training; Postural balance; randomized controlled trial; Musculoskeletal pain; Biomechanics; Range of motion; Kinematics; Head Movements; Coordination training; Resistance training; Postural balance; randomized controlled trial; Musculoskeletal pain; Biomechanics; Range of motion;

    Abstract : Långvarig smärta i nacken är vanligt förekommande och orsakar både personligt lidande och stora kostnader för samhället. Långvariga nackbesvär är vanligare hos kvinnor än hos män. Det saknas kunskap om effektiva rehabiliteringsmetoder, men forskning har indikerat att träning som förbättrar nackens koordination kan vara effektivt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deadlift training for patients with mechanical low back pain a comparison of the effects of a high-load lifting exercise and individualized low-load motor control exercises

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lars Berglund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low back pain; Motor control; Deadlift; Randomized controlled trial; Pain; Disability; Activity; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Disability due to low back pain is common. While evidence exist that exercise is effective in reducing pain and disability, it is still largely undetermined which kind of exercises that are most effective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Single limb exercises in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease feasibility, methodology, effects and evidence

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Andre Nyberg; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; elastic resistance; exercise capacity; health-related quality of life; randomized controlled design; single limb exercises; systematic review; study protocol;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. COPD is a slowly progressive, inflammatory disease in the airways and lungs, caused mainly by smoking. The inflammation leads to a narrowing of the small airways (airway obstruction) and a destruction of tissue in the lungs. READ MORE