Sökning: "exercise capacity"

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  1. 1. Lung function in relation to exercise capacity in health and disease

    Författare :Amir Farkhooy; Andrei Malinovschi; Christer Janson; Hans Hedenström; Harrpa Arnardottir; Ann Ekberg Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise capacity; Exercise test; Lung function; Spirometri; Diffusion capacity; COPD; Pulmonary hypertension; Clinical Physiology; Klinisk fysiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Exercise capacity (EC) is widely recognized as a strong and independent predictor of mortality and disease progression in various diseases, including cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Furthermore, it is generally accepted that exercise capacity in healthy individuals and in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases is mainly limited by the maximum cardiac output. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Physical exercise for older people : focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia

    Författare :Håkan Littbrand; Erik Rosendahl; Yngve Gustafson; Kerstin Frändin; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; dementia; exercise; frail elderly; nutrition; randomized controlled trial; residential facilities; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Sammanfattning : The main purposes of this thesis were to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise pro­gramme, regarding its applicability (attendance, achieved intensity, adverse events) as well as its effect on physical functions and activities of daily living (ADL) among older people living in residential care facilities, with a special focus on people with dementia. Furthermore, a main purpose was to systematically review the applicability and effects of physical exercise on physical functions, cognitive functions, and ADL among people with dementia. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Physical exercise and mental health among older people : measurement methods and exercise effects focusing on people living in residential care facilities

    Författare :Mia Conradsson; Erik Rosendahl; Yngve Gustafson; Håkan Littbrand; Nina Beyer; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aged; residential facilities; depression; exercise; dementia; cognitive disorders; postural balance; validation studies; reproducibility of results; randomized controlled trial; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to study the effects of exercise on mental health among older people living in residential care facilities. The aim was also to study the reliability of an assessment scale for balance function and the usefulness of an assessment scale for depressive symptoms among older people, including people with cognitive impairments. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Exercise Testing in Firefighters : Work Capacity and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in a Low-Risk Population

    Författare :Anna Carlén; Eva Nylander; Mikael Gustafsson; Meriam Åström Aneq; Henrik Engblom; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Background. Firefighting is one of the most physically demanding occupations and it requires a high cardiorespiratory fitness level. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Physiological responses to acute physical and psychosocial stress- relation to aerobic capacity and exercise training

    Författare :Elin Arvidsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute stress; exercise training; aerobic capacity; physiological responses;

    Sammanfattning : Exercise training is an effective method to promote health and to prevent development of disease. Both physical and mental health have been shown to benefit from exercise training. It has also been speculated that physical exercise might affect responses to acute psychosocial stress. LÄS MER