Search for dissertations about: "work strain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 643 swedish dissertations containing the words work strain.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Work-related cardiovascular disease

    Author : Helena Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational noise; shift work; job strain; seafarer; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to study occupational risk factors for cardiovascular disease, particularly, occupational noise, job strain and shift work. Incidence of cardiovascular disease was analysed in a general population sample, the Primary Prevention Study, in relation to exposure to noise and job strain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychosocial work factors and burnout : a study of a working general population and patients at a stress rehabilitation clinic

    Author : Sofia Norlund; Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm; Margareta Kristenson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burnout; exhaustion disorder; psychosocial work factors; coping; social support; demands; control; job strain; job insecurity; sick leave; return to work; working population; epidemiology; grounded theory; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background The psychosocial work environment affects our health (e.g., sick leave and mortality rates). Research on psychosocial work factors and burnout has focused on specific workplaces or occupations and rarely evaluated in the general population or used longitudinal designs. READ MORE

  4. 4. To be or not to be Sick Certified with Special Reference to Physician and Patient Related Factors

    Author : Gunilla Norrmén; Dan Andersson; Kurt Svärdsudd; Urban Janlert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sick leave; absenteeism; primary care; family medicine; consultation; professional competence; work capacity; work strain; work demands; authority over decisions; social support; attitude.; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin; Allmänmedicin; Family Medicine;

    Abstract : Objectives The aim of this thesis was to assess the importance of general practitioners (GP) and patient related factors for the GPs’ decision to sick certify or not to sick certify the patients. Study population and methods The data were obtained from a cross-sectional questionnaire study of GP-patient consultations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sickness Absence in Sweden : Its relation to Work, Health and Social Insurance Factors

    Author : Lars-Gunnar Engström; Staffan Janson; Tor Eriksen; Gunnel Hensing; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; return to work; work ability; work related factors; psycho-social work environment; health related factors; social insurance system factors; vocational rehabilitation; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: The high levels of sickness absence and disability pensioning experienced during the 1990's and 2000's have become both socially as well as financially burdensome for society. Sickness absence implies a costly loss of production for society and large groups of individuals are risking to become marginalised on the labour market. READ MORE