Sökning: "falls"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 235 avhandlingar innehållade ordet falls.

  1. 1. Falls in older community-dwelling women and men risk factors and safety strategies. Fall risk awareness, fear of falling, and preferred exercise properties from a gender perspective

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Författare :Petra Pohl; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; Community-dwelling; Falls; Fall-related injuries; Fear of falling; ICF; Gender; Exercise preferences; Fall risk awareness; Falls prevention; Safety precautions; Qualitative research;

    Sammanfattning : Background Falls are the leading cause for non-fatal injuries in older community-dwelling people. Compared to men, women fall more often, experience more fall-related injuries, and report fear of falling (FoF) more often. Falls may be prevented with specific exercises, but adherence is often low in long-term. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Falls and fall prevention in community-dwelling older adults

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Susanna Tuvemo Johnson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; older adults; falls; fall prevention; exercise; ICF; motivational interviewing; Physiotherapy; Sjukgymnastik fysioterapi;

    Sammanfattning : Falls are the primary cause of injuries among older adults, and accidents that result from falls can lead to personal suffering and extensive societal burdens. The overall aims of this thesis were to explore and describe falls and fall prevention strategies in community-dwelling older adults and to evaluate a fall prevention home exercise program, the Otago Exercise Program (OEP), with or without motivational interviewing (MI). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Falls in people with dementia

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Sjukgymnastik

    Författare :Staffan Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; behavioural disturbances; accidental falls; risk factors; circumstances; analysis of fall predictors; male sex; walking difficulties; visual perception; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Geriatrics and medical gerontology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Geriatrik och medicinsk gerontologi;

    Sammanfattning : Falls and concomitant injuries are common problems among large groups of the elderly population, leading to immobility and mortality. These problems are even more pronounced among people suffering from dementia. This thesis targets fall risk factors for people with dementia in institutions. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Impaired balance and fall risk in people with multiple sclerosis

    Detta är en avhandling från Örebro : Örebro University

    Författare :Anna Carling; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Balance; exercise; falls; falls efficacy; gait; multiple sclerosis; next of kin; physiotherapy; qualitative research; randomized controlled trial;

    Sammanfattning : The symptoms from the neurological disease multiple sclerosis vary from person to person and over time. Impaired balance is common in people with multiple sclerosis and can lead to falls. Fall frequency is high in people with multiple sclerosis, above 50%. Multiple sclerosis affects not only the person having the disease but also their next of kin. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Healthy Ageing Initiative Prevention of falls and fractures

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Jonas Johansson; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prospective falls; cohort study; fall risk; gait variability; postural stability; physical activity; bone properties; objective measurements; older individuals;

    Sammanfattning : The world is currently experiencing a dramatic increase in the number of older individuals, an amount that is expected to double between 2015 and 2050. This increase will likely affect the prevalence of age-related functional impairments, such as those caused by fractures. LÄS MER