Essays about: "Fear of falling"

Found 5 essays containing the words Fear of falling.

  1. 1. An investigation of circumstances surrounding prosthetic users’ fall and fear of falling : A Cross-Sectional Survey

    University essay from Jönköping University/Hälsohögskolan; Jönköping University/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform

    Author : Jens Dyekær Nielsen; Sara Overgaard Dich; [2022]
    Keywords : Fear of falling; prosthetic user; falls; physical and psychological factors; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; ABC; G-SAP; rädsla för att falla; protestanvändare; falla ramla; fysiska och psykologiska faktorer; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; Activities-specific Balance Confidence; ; Gait-Specific Attentional Profile;

    Abstract : SummaryBackground Prosthetic users face significant challenges both physically and psychologically. Falling poses a significant risk for the individual, and a consequence of this is gaining a fear of falling and self-imposed restrictions. These consequences can have a major impact on the individuals’ health and quality of life. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Making and Breaking of an Icon

    University essay from Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    Author : Nada Ali; [2021]
    Keywords : Iconoclasm; icon; narrative; grief; care; magic; reparation; war.;

    Abstract : This essay is an effort to write my thoughts and reflections on my art practice, focusing on the work to-be-realized for my solo show in March 2021 at Galleri Mejan in Stockholm. I’ve had the intention to complement and stabilize my imagined-artwork with my writing, only to realize such a task’s difficulty. READ MORE

  3. 3. ’’Glädjen är större än rädslan’’ : en kvalitativ studie om ridning och rädsla

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Equine Studies

    Author : Fanny Kristoffersson; [2020]
    Keywords : ridsport; häst; norm; jargong; stallkultur; instruktör; undervisning; motivation;

    Abstract : This study examined adults’ experiences and perceptions about riding and fear and why they ride despite a feeling of fear. Equestrian sports are the eighth largest sport in Sweden with about half a million practitioners in all ages. READ MORE

  4. 4. A machine-learning based approach to pre-impact fall detection with wearable devices : MOTION MONITORING USING SENSOR FUSION AND THE SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2015]
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    Abstract : Falling accidents represents a major threat and is considered as a major source of morbidity and mortality among the elderly. As a consequence of fall related injuries, three people dies in Sweden every day. Additional factors, such as fear of falling further impacts the quality of life for the elderly. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Dublin Convention. A Contemporary Asylum System Within The European Union.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Pernilla Sandgren; [2001]
    Keywords : EG-rätt; Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The need of a European immigration policy within the EU appear to be evident. Until fairly recently, immigration and asylum policy was strictly the concern of every national state but since the mid-80s, a clear intensification of cooperation has taken place. READ MORE