Essays about: "physical activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 155 essays containing the words physical activity.

  1. 1. How active are Swedish 50-64 year olds? : A quantitative study investigating physical activity and sedentary behaviour in 50-64 year old men and women from Gothenburg.

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

    Author : Line Røddik Hansen; [2015]
    Keywords : physical activity; sedentary behavior; accelerometer;

    Abstract : AimThe main aim of this thesis is to examine the physical activity patterns (PA), including sedentary behaviour (SB), in Swedish middle-aged men and women (50-64 years) by using an objective measurement method (accelerometer) and to analyse differences in gender, age-groups and education level (EL). The thesis also analyses the proportion of the present population that is fulfilling the national recommendations of physical activity (MVPA). READ MORE

  2. 2. Sugar sweetened beverages – psychosocial, behavioral, and dietary determinants, and association to obesity: A cross-sectional study among university students in San Luis Potosí and Yucatán, Mexico

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Sunghee Cho; [2015]
    Keywords : obesity; Mexico; university students; SSB; determinants; agau frescas; BMI; central obesity;

    Abstract : Background: Obesity is a rapidly growing public health problem with negative health consequences in Mexico, resulted from the nutrition transition. In Mexico calories from sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) accounts for 19% of total energy intake. Although young adults are major SSB consumers, is an understudied population. READ MORE

  3. 3. Muscle activity in bilateral and unilateralbody weight squat : An electromyographic study

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Bio- och miljösystemforskning (BLESS)

    Author : Maja Hegnelius; [2015]
    Keywords : EMG; squat;

    Abstract : Hegnelius, M. - Background. It would be beneficial to the society to bring more awareness about the health benefits that comes with physical activity. Resistance training is a form of physical activity that has positive health benefits for athletes as well as for the average person. READ MORE


    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH)

    Author : Hanna Olsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Medical Engineering; Smartphone; Colorimetry; Smartphone-based Diagnosis; hilda Neo; Point of care; Calmark; Asphyxia;

    Abstract : During the last years many mobile health applications have emerged on the market. Most of these collect and compiles physical data that can be followed over time. Now the next generation of health care applications are on their way. With an increasing capacity and high quality sensors, smartphones have the potential to be used as diagnostic tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Monitoring and controlling of deammonification process in pilot-scale IFAS system.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Ewa Ograbek; [2015]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In recent years, Anammox process has been investigated extensively. Today is successfully used for treatment of supernatant from dewatering of digested sludge having a high concentration of ammonia nitrogen. READ MORE