Essays about: "fear avoidance approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words fear avoidance approach.

  1. 1. Women’s Perceived Safety on Public Transport Journeys : A Qualitative Study

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Lina Bergdahl; [2019]
    Keywords : perceived safety; fear of crime; public transport; whole-journey perspecitve; go-along method; walk-along; travel diaries; gendered mobility;

    Abstract : Women feel more fear than men in public space and when using public transport. This is an inequality in our society which limits women’s mobility and access to public goods. This study aims to qualitatively explore how women experience their public transport trips from a perceived safety perspective in a study of Gullmarsplan. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-reported Health and Pain Sensitivity in  Low Back Pain : Differences between Individuals with and without Pain Radiation to Lower Limbs

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Nina Hegedusova; [2018]
    Keywords : low back pain; pain radiation; pressure pain thresholds; questionnaire;

    Abstract : Background: Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability and is often accompanied with a back-related leg pain (around 60%), where those with radiating pain show worse overall clinical outcomes. Previous studies comparing these two groups have involved individuals with chronic LBP. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of daytime and age on the avoidance and approach behaviour of commercial Danish broiler chicken

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/BiologiLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Franziska Hakansson; [2015]
    Keywords : Welfare Quality®; welfare assessment; broiler chicken Gallus gallus domesticus ; fear avoidance approach ; human-animal-relationship; diurnality of behaviour; daytime dependence;

    Abstract : As activity levels of intensively managed broiler chicken vary over time, detailed knowledge on their influence is potentially useful to further adjust welfare assessment schemes. Therefore, this study investigated the influence of daytime and age on the performance of broiler chicken in two applied fear tests. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information Avoidance Experienced by Academic Librarians in USA : A Phenomenological Hermeneutic Approach

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Viktor Isaksson; [2014]
    Keywords : Information behavior; Information theory; Information literacy; Information science; Universities and colleges; Librarians; Informationbeteende; informationsteori; informationskompetens; informationsvetenskap; universitet; bibliotekarier;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis describes and analyses the experiences and beliefs of academic librarians working at universities in USA in relation to the phenomenon information avoidance.Heidegger’s, Gadamer’s, and Ricoeur’s theories about hermeneutics and phenomenology are used as a basis for the interpretations and the method in the investigation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Accepting or avoiding fear : A study of how elite freestyle snowboarders experience and cope with snowboard-related fear from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy perspective

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

    Author : Alette Vestly; [2014]
    Keywords : ACT; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Elite athletes; Fear; High-risk; Snowboarding; Sport;

    Abstract : Elite freestyle snowboarders often expose themselves to large risks while performing their sport. A natural response to risk is fear, and it is the aim of this study to explore how elite freestyle snowboarders experience and cope with emotions of fear in conjunction with performing their sport. READ MORE