Sökning: "cross-sectional area"

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  1. 1. On the relationship between spinal pain and temporomandibular disorders

    Författare :Birgitta Wiesinger; Anders Wänman; Per Sjölander; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; back pain; comorbidity; cross-sectional; dose-response; headaches; matched case-control; musculoskeletal disorders; prospective cohort; spinal pain; temporomandibular disorders TMD ; Other odontology; Övrig odontologi; odontologi; Odontology;

    Sammanfattning : Both spinal pain and temporomandibular disorders (TMD) commonly occur in the general population. Previous studies demonstrate neurophysiologic and biomechanical couplings between the trigeminal and cervical regions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Coping strategies and health-related quality of life in persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion

    Författare :Magnus Lundgren Elfström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :spinal cord injuries; scale development; coping behaviour; distress; mental health; quality of life; psychometrics; validation; cross-sectional;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: The overall aims of the thesis were to investigate coping strategies employed by persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion (SCL) to cope with the lesion and its consequences, and to study the relations between coping strategies and health-related quality of life (HRQL). Further, specific contributions to SCL-related scale development were given. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Assistive technology and welfare technology explorations : Aspects of perception, utilisation and decision-making

    Författare :Katarina Baudin; Angelina Sundström; Maria Müllersdorf; Christine Gustafsson; Johan Borg; Maria Haak; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; assistive technology; welfare technology; older adults; health care providers; content analysis; cross-sectional; thematic analysis; interdisciplinary health care professionals; decision-making; managers; utilisation; perception; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore decision makers’ and professionals’ perceptions, utilisation, and decision-making about assistive technology (AT) and welfare technology (WT) within the interprofessional field of care for older adults. Methods: A literature review was conducted, including nine peer-reviewed scientific articles (I), analysed with a qualitative descriptive method. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Muscular aging and its relation to physical activity and function : longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses

    Författare :Elisabeth Skoglund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Sammanfattning : With age, muscle mass decreases and muscle function and strength decline, which is associated with loss of independence, hospitalization, morbidity and mortality. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the mechanisms involved in the age-related loss of muscle mass, physical function and strength by 1) studying gene expression and muscle morphology in muscle biopsies of vastus lateralis longitudinally (Study I) and muscle morphology cross-sectionally (Study II) in a cohort of older men, i. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Understanding healthy aging in Isan-Thai culture

    Författare :Pornpun Manasatchakun; Margareta Asp; Åsa Roxberg; Gunilla Strandberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; cross-sectional study; focus group interviews; healthy aging; lifeworld theory; nursing; person-centred care; phenomenography; relatives; Thai nurses; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The older population in Thailand is growing, and the number of older people who suffer from health problems is increasing as well. The health situation of the older population challenges healthcare providers to care for older people. Healthy aging is key to promoting the health of older people and sustaining their well-being. LÄS MER