Sökning: "Yoga"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Yoga.

  1. 1. Yoga as a treatment for hypertension in primary care. A quantitative and qualitative analysis conducted in Sweden

    Författare :MOA WOLFF; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Nyckelord :Hypertension; Primary Health Care; Yoga; Quality of Life; RCT; Qualitative Research; stress; Anxiety; Depression; inflammatory biomarkers;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Persistent hypertension is a key risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure. For primary care physicians, hypertension is the number one diagnosis for office visits and for our communities, the treatment of high blood pressure (BP) and its consequences constitutes a substantial economic burden. LÄS MER

  2. 2. "Godis för kropp och själ" : Välbefinnande och vardagsandlighet i tre svenska kvinnotidningar

    Författare :Anneli Winell; Mia Lövheim; Anders Sjöborg; Pål Repstad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :women s magazines; everyday religion; spirituality; religious change; deregulation of religion; mediatization; individualization; commersialisation; glossy-feminism ; equality; yoga; meditation; structure and agency; content analysis; reception study; Sweden; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses discourses on health and wellbeing in three Swedish lifestyle magazines for women, Amelia, Tara and M-magasin, and how readers of these magazines reflect on and negotiate the values and identities presented in them. The aim of the thesis is to contribute to increased knowledge about mediatized religion, directed to women by commercial women's magazines on a secular market, and how this religion is presented, perceived and used as a resource for women's wellbeing, lifestyle and identity. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "Unity pervades all activity as water every wave" : principal teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

    Författare :Anders Lindh; Institutionen för Individ och samhälle (IS); []
    Nyckelord :Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; Transcendental Meditation; TM-Sidhi programme; Meditation; Indian philosophy; Philosophy; Maharishi Effect; Consciousness; Consciousness-Based Education; Bhagavadgītā; Metaphorical language; Veda; Vedic literature; Shankara; Vedanta; Advaita; Yoga;

    Sammanfattning : The major purpose of this thesis is to investigate some essential aspects of the teachings and philosophy of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1917-2008) expressed during different periods of time. There is a primary focus on the teachings expressed in Maharishi’s translation and commentary on the didactic poem, Bhagavadgītā, with extensive references to Maharishi’s metaphorical language. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Traditional yoga and clinical burnout : quality of life and biomarkers before and after treatment

    Författare :Astrid Grensman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Sammanfattning : Background. Stress-related disorders including clinical burnout (CB) are one of the main causes of sickness absenteeism in many Western countries. Little is known about the situation of CB patients, and objective markers are not used as an aid in clinical work with these patients. Moreover, evidence-based treatments are scarce to date. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Effects of MediYoga among patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

    Författare :Maria Wahlström; Jörgen Medin; Mårten Rosenqvist; Anna Strömberg; Monica Rydell Karlsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Sophiahemmet Högskola; []

    Sammanfattning : Introduction Patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation often experience impaired health-related quality of life. Standard treatment is not always sufficient and changes in life-style habits are suggested as a complement. LÄS MER