Essays about: "PGS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word PGS.

  1. 1. Association between cognitive measures, global brain surface area, genetics, and screen-time in young adolescents : Estimation of causal inference with machine learning

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Evgenija Kravchenko; [2021]
    Keywords : Causal modelling; DirectLiNGAM; PGS; intelligence; screen time; cognitive development; Kausal modellering; DirectLiNGAM; PGS; intelligens; skärmtid; kognitiv utveckling;

    Abstract : Screen media activity such as watching TV and videos, playing video games, and using social media has become a popular leisure activity for children and adolescents. The effect of screen time has been a highly debated topic; however, there is still very little known about it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Injuries and Illnesses in Swedish Para Athletes During the Paralympic Games 2012-2018

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för fysisk aktivitet och hälsa

    Author : Sara Dahlén; [2021]
    Keywords : sports medicine; incidence rate; monitor athlete health; Para ice hockey;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of the study was to analyse the injuries and illnesses in Swedish Para athletes during four Paralympic Games (PG), 2012-2018. The research questions (RQ) were: 1) what was the injury incident rate (IR), and which anatomical areas were affected by injuries? 2) what was the illness IR and which physiological systems were affected by illnesses? 3) did the injury and illness IR differ between the Swedish delegation and the reference group (RG), where most athletes participating in the four PGs were included? 4) were there any associations between injury and illness IR and subgroups of athletes? Method: A retrospective analysis of data from a large ongoing prospective study of injuries and illnesses initiated by the International Paralympic Committee in 2012. READ MORE

  3. 3. The creation of a democratic food certification : How the Slow Food Participatory Guarantee System attempts to defend local food systems and traditions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Greta Borrelli; [2021]
    Keywords : Participatory Guarantee System; Food certifications; Food standards; Organic movement; Organic certification; Slow Food; Presidia project; Biocultural heritage; Food heritage; Traditional food knowledge; Governmentality; Empowerment;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how an alternative certification system for agricultural products, the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), could support small-scale farmers to preserve and promote biocultural and food heritage, linked to the landscape they inhabit, their identity as farmers and traditional knowledge. The PGS has been identified by Slow Food as an efficient low-cost and local 'bottom-up' quality assurance system, in order to develop their Presidia project and to re-embed agricultural productions within their traditional socio-ecological contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Selecting an appropriate RequirementsBased Test Case PrioritizationTechnique

    University essay from

    Author : Sai Priyatham Dongoor; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Context: Regression testing is done to ensure that the modified code of the software is working as it is supposed to. The simplest strategy for regression testing is to re-execute all the test cases (TC), but due to constraints such as time, cost and resources this strategy is inefficient to implement. READ MORE