Search for dissertations about: "work capacity"

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  1. 1. Firefighters' physical work capacity

    Author : Ann-Sofie Lindberg; Christer Malm; Juha Oksa; Desiree Gavhed; Peter Krustrup; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Physical demands; performance; work capacity; aerobic fitness; anaerobic fitness; muscle strength; muscle endurance; balance; ergonomics; physical testing; SIMCA;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify valid, simple, and inexpensive physical tests that can be used for evaluation of firefighters’ physical work capacity. Paper I included fulltime- and part-time firefighters (n = 193), aged 20-60 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ambulance Work : Relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes

    Author : Ulrika Aasa; Ewa Wigaeus Tornqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ambulance; autonomic reactivity; body size; cortisol; demand-control-support; emergency personnel; fitness; gender; heart rate variability; low-back pain; neck-shoulder pain; occupational; physical capacity; work simulated test; worry; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; demand-controI-support;

    Abstract : Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health complaints are an occupational problem for ambulance personnel, there is a lack of knowledge regarding work-related factors associated with MSDs and other health complaints. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes among ambulance personnel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Work capacity and mental health - the phenomena and their importance in return to work

    Author : Monica Bertilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Mental health; return to work; work participation; work capacity; the phenomenon capacity to work while depressed and anxious;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Mental health problems are common and a major cause of decreased work capacity and sickness absence. The aim of this thesis was to investigate (i) work capacity and mental health problems as predictors of return to work (RTW) and work participation (WP), and to explore (ii) the phenomenon capacity to work while depressed and anxious. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aspects of work and health in women with fibromyalgia

    Author : Annie Palstam; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; pain; tender points; work; work ability; health; women; physical; physical capacity; physical workload; resistance exercise; focus groups;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by persistent widespread pain, increased pain sensitivity and tenderness. FM is also associated with fatigue, psychological distress, impaired physical capacity, activity limitations and impacts the ability to work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reducing and absorbing variations in a manufacturing context : A capacity management perspective

    Author : Lisa Hedvall; Joakim Wikner; Stig-Arne Mattsson; Mats Johansson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; capacity management; variation management; buffer management; manufacturing companies; manufacturing planning and control; kapacitetsadministration; variationsadministration; buffertadministration; tillverkande företag; material- och produktionsstyrning;

    Abstract : Variations can have substantially negative effects on performance and it is therefore important to investigate how the variations can be reduced or absorbed in an appropriate way for competitiveness. Manufacturing companies are daily exposed to variations and operations managers need to take capacity management decisions with this in mind to secure the delivery capability. READ MORE