Search for dissertations about: "womens health physiotherapy"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words womens health physiotherapy.

  1. 1. Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer. A Physiotherapeutic Approach

    Author : Karin Johansson; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer; onkologi; Cytologi; coping.; Cytology; oncology; cancerology; chronic disease; qualitative study; pneumatic compression; manual lymph drainage; compression therapy; BMI; workload; shoulder strength; shoulder mobility; Breast cancer; lymphoedema;

    Abstract : Ten percent of the female population in Sweden will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, but only a minority will die from the disease. Arm lymph oedema is a well-known complication following breast cancer treatment and the incidence varies between about 10% when axillary node dissection is performed and about 40% when axillary radiotherapy is added. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical activity as a treatment in primary health care. The role of the GP and Somali women’s views and levels of physical activity

    Author : Gerthi Persson; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical activity; primary health care; PAP; accelerometer; physiotherapy;

    Abstract : Physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality and healthcare systems play a major role in increasing physical activity among the population. Physical activity on prescription (PAP) is a non-pharmacological method used in Swedish healthcare to prevent and treat disease. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ability in everyday activities and morale among older women with chronic musculoskeletal pain living alone : a behavioural medicine approach in physiotherapy

    Author : Sara Cederbom; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ADL;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis was to utilise a behavioural medicine approach in physiotherapy to study how older women with chronic musculoskeletal pain, who live alone and are dependent on formal care, perceive their everyday lives and to explore how their ability to perform everyday activities and morale could be promoted.
 Method: This thesis used a descriptive, correlative design (Study I), a randomised two-group design (Study III) and a qualitative inductive explorative design (Study II and IV). READ MORE