Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 24 avhandlingar innehållade ordet fatness.
Sammanfattning : The aim of this work was to develop knowledge about and awareness of fatness stigmatization from a systemic perspective. The stigmatization of fat people was located as a social problem in a second-order reality in which human fatness is observed and responded to, in turn providing it with negative meaning. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Syftet med den här avhandlingen är att utveckla en begreppslig och teoretiserande förståelse för villkor och möjligheter i överviktiga personers handlingsliv. Med utgångspunkt i intervjuer med femton feta svenskar har slutpunkten för studien kommit att bli en artikulering av processer och subprocesser inom viktordningen. LÄS MER
3. Cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality : influence of fitness, fatness and genetic factors
Sammanfattning : BackgroundLow aerobic fitness and obesity are associated with atherosclerosis, and thereforegreatly increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and early death. It has long been known that atherosclerosis my begin early in life. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) events occur most frequently during or after the fifth decade of life, however, there is evidence indicating that the precursors of CVD has its origin already in the first or second decade of life. Low levels of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are major modifiable determinants for the development of CVD in adults. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aims of this thesis were threefold. Firstly, to explore the possibility to improve the quality of dietary data and to identify under- and overreporters of energy intake. Secondly, to investigate the eating habits of adolescents and the association with overweight. Thirdly, to study the associations between maternal and child eating habits. LÄS MER