Sökning: "Exercise therapy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 110 avhandlingar innehållade orden Exercise therapy.

  1. 1. Att leva med Parkinsons sjukdom : med fokus på konsekvenser i dagligt liv för kvinnor och män

    Författare :Maria Sperens; Ulla Nygren; Gun-Marie Hariz; Katarina Hamberg; Lars Forsgren; Maria Haak; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson’s disease; Gender; Occupational Therapy; DBS; Grounded Theory; Longitudinal study; Parkinsons sjukdom; genus; arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Sammanfattning : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common, progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is characterized by motor symptoms, such as stiff muscles, slowness of movements, tremor, gait and balance difficulties, and also by non-motor symptoms such as depression, sleeping disorders, fatigue, sexual dysfunction, cognitive decline and pain. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Fall prediction and a high-intensity functional exercise programme to improve physical functions and to prevent falls among older people living in residential care facilities

    Författare :Erik Rosendahl; Lars Nyberg; Yngve Gustafson; Gun-Britt Jarnlo; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; frail elderly; cognition disorders; residential facilities; randomized controlled trials; exercise; exercise therapy; nutrition; predictive value of tests; accidental falls: prevention control; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Sammanfattning : Impairments in balance, mobility, and lower-limb strength are common in the growing population of older people and can lead to dramatic consequences for the individual, such as dependency in activities of daily living, admission to nursing home, falls, and fractures. The main purposes of this thesis were, among older people in residential care facilities, to validate a fall-risk assessment tool and to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro-gramme regarding its applicability as well as its effect on physical functions and falls. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the prevention of migraine -focus on exercise and the patient's perspective

    Författare :Emma Varkey; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :headache; physical activity; exercise; chronic disease; rehabilitation; physical therapy; relaxation; prevention; quality of life; attitudes; knowledge; experiences;

    Sammanfattning : ABSTRACT Migraine is a common neurological disorder causing huge suffering both for the individuals affected and for society. As migraine is a chronic disorder that cannot be cured, but merely relieved, prevention is of great importance. Exercise is often recommended in migraine prevention, but evidence of efficacy is still lacking. LÄS MER

  4. 4. EXPLORING MOTIVATIONAL MECHANISMS IN EXERCISE BEHAVIOUR : Applying Self-determination theory in a person-centred approach

    Författare :Karin Anna Weman-Josefsson; Magnus Lindwall; Boo Johansson; Jesper Lundgren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :autonomy; competence; exercise; intervention; mediation; relatedness; autonomy;

    Sammanfattning : Involvement in physical activity (PA) and exercise behaviour is multifaceted and depends on bidirectional correlations between multiple factors; one avenue to increase the understanding of sustainable exercise behaviours would be to employ a motivational perspective. In this thesis, this was done by placing the primary focus on Self-determination theory (SDT) as a person-centred approach to study the motivational mechanisms believed to impact exercise behaviour based on the SDT process model. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Moved by movement: A person-centered approach to physical therapy in the treatment of major depression

    Författare :Louise Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; depression; exercise; physical therapy; body awareness; randomized controlled trial; hermeneutic phenomenology;

    Sammanfattning : Major depression (MD) is a common and debilitating condition. To expand knowledge on adjunctive treatment perspectives, this thesis explores a physical therapy approach in the treatment of MD. LÄS MER