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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. Coping strategies and health-related quality of life in persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion
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. Assistive technology and welfare technology explorations : Aspects of perception, utilisation and decision-making
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. Muscular aging and its relation to physical activity and function : longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses
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
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