Search for dissertations about: "weight factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 709 swedish dissertations containing the words weight factors.

  1. 1. Blood pressure, blood pressure development and potential risk factors for hypertension with special reference to metabolic factors and kidney function

    Author : Karl Kristjansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : hypertension; blood pressure; women; epidemiology; weight change; metabolic factors; insulin; glucose tolerance; albuminuria; proteinuria; risk factors.;

    Abstract : Objectives: The overall aim of this thesis was to search for predictors of blood pressure development with special reference to anthropometric, metabolic and renal function variables.Study populations and methods: Two large long-term prospective population studies, The Population Study of Women in Gothenburg, Sweden carried out since 1968-69, with 1462 women between 38 and 60 years old at baseline and 24 year follow-up, and The Reykjavik Study, Iceland, which started in 1967 with an initial participation of 8285 men and 9183 women in various age groups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk factors for atrial fibrillation in population-based studies : Epidemiological perspectives

    Author : Linda Johnson; Internmedicin - epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : Atrial fibrillation; Fasting plasma insulin; forced expiratory volume; glucose; hypertension; lung volumes; population; premature atrial contractions; risk factors; spirometry; supraventricular extrasystoles; supraventricular tachycardias systolic blood pressure; weight;

    Abstract : Atrial fibrillation (AF) is common among the elderly, and has serious consequences such as stroke and increased mortality. Not all of the population attributable risk for AF is explained by known risk factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Obesity, Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk

    Author : Shabbar Jamaly; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obesity; bariatric surgery; weight loss; risk factors; atrial fibrillation; heart failure;

    Abstract : Background: The global prevalence of obesity is on the rise, contributing to increased incidence and prevalence of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Obesity has adverse effects on cardiac structure and function, directly through a hemodynamic overload, and indirectly through cardiovascular risk factors and low-grade inflammation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Household waste collection : factors and variations

    Author : Lisa Dahlén; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : Ambitious household waste recycling programs have been introduced in Sweden and several other countries during recent decades. Many different waste- sorting and collection schemes have been developed, but the evaluation and comparison of the results is made difficult by the lack of comparable data. READ MORE

  5. 5. The importance of being thin : perceived expectations from self and others and the effect on self-evaluation in girls with disordered eating

    Author : Sanna Aila Gustafsson; Claes Norring; Lars Kjellin; Birgitta Edlund; Per Johnsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Eating disorders; risk factors; protective factors; sociocultural factors; gender; perfectionism; personal standards; competitiveness; phenomenography.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : The overall aims of this thesis were to examine personal standards, self-evaluation and attitudes to eating and weight in the development of disturbed eating in adolescent girls, and to examine how adolescent girls with a clinical eating disorder reflect upon and deal with perceived expectations in daily life.Studies I and II were quantitative studies, conducted in a population-based longitudinal study. READ MORE