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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 199 avhandlingar innehållade orden exercise capacity.
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. Physical exercise for older people : focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia
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. Physical exercise and mental health among older people : measurement methods and exercise effects focusing on people living in residential care facilities
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. Exercise Testing in Firefighters : Work Capacity and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in a Low-Risk Population
Sammanfattning : Background. Firefighting is one of the most physically demanding occupations and it requires a high cardiorespiratory fitness level. LÄS MER
5. Physiological responses to acute physical and psychosocial stress- relation to aerobic capacity and exercise training
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