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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 110 avhandlingar innehållade orden Exercise therapy.
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. 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
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
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. EXPLORING MOTIVATIONAL MECHANISMS IN EXERCISE BEHAVIOUR : Applying Self-determination theory in a person-centred approach
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. Moved by movement: A person-centered approach to physical therapy in the treatment of major depression
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