Essays about: "physical activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 essays containing the words physical activity.

  1. 1. Validity of accelerometry in high-intensity complex movements

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Victor Stoltz; Manne Godhe; [2014]
    Keywords : Accelerometry; Energy Expenditure.;

    Abstract : AbstractAim The aim of the study was to examine the capability of accelerometers to estimate energy expenditure during high-intensity complex physical activity patterns.Also, to investigate whether placing the monitor on the hip or wrist influenced its prediction ability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Teenage magazine's role as a health educator : A content analysis of Cosmopolitan's health message

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Rosanna Silander; [2014]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : AimThe aim of this study was to examine a women's magazine Cosmopolitan and to study what kind of message the magazine gives about health.The following questions were posed:1. What kind of topics does Cosmopolitan discuss in health related articles?2. How does Cosmopolitan motivate the readers in health related articles?3. READ MORE

  3. 3. How does urban discharge affect a lake in a recreational area in central Sweden? : a comparison of metals in the sediments of three similar lakes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Madelene Holmblad; [2014]
    Keywords : naturgeografi och ekosystemanalys; Geografi; tungmetaller; smältvatten; sediment; Geography; physical geography and ecosystem science; heavy metals; melt water; sediments; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Metal contamination of lakes can bring negative effects to aquatic biota, and to the general health of the ecosystem. Urban discharge is a known source of common metals. In cold regions, snow disposal sites further enhances the risk of contaminating recipient lakes, due to accumulation of pollutants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is there a correlation between fear avoidance, disability and physical inactivity 2 years after surgery for chronic low back pain? : A cross-sectional study

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Andreas Widman; [2013]
    Keywords : fear of movement; kinesiophobia; low back pain; spinal surgery; disability; physical activity; rörelserädsla; kinesiofobi; ländryggssmärta; ryggkirurgi; funktionsnedsättning; fysisk aktivitet;

    Abstract : AimsThis study examines the effects of surgery for chronic low back pain (CLBP) as well as fear avoidance, disability and levels of rated physical activity in patients treated in 2011. An additional aim was to assess patient’s experience of physiotherapy in primary care following the surgery as well the effect of physiotherapy on above mentioned outcome measures. READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of warm up intensity and duration on sprint performance

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Øyvind Watterdal; [2013]
    Keywords : warm-up; muscle fatigue; sprint performance; 60-m sprint; no warm-up;

    Abstract : A traditional warm-up (WU) for track sprinters usually includes a general WU, a series of mobility drills and some short sprint strides lasting 30-60 min in total. A WU of this duration might cause significant fatigue and impair sprint performance. READ MORE