Essays about: "physical and cognitive impairments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words physical and cognitive impairments.

  1. 1. Movement initiation and execution in 6 - 8 year old children born preterm: effects of gestational age and physical activity

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Klara Stjernholm; Lisa Wennergren Gros; [2020]
    Keywords : Prematurity; movement planning; kinematics; physical activity; cognitive abilities; Prematuritet; rörelseplanering; kinematik; fysisk aktivitet; kognitivförmåga;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to explore differences in movement initiation and execution, and their associations with amount of physical activity (PA) and cognitive abilities, in 6 to 8 year old children born PT compared to peers born at term. The sample consisted of in total 78 children divided in subgroups, 16 born very preterm (VPT), 24 born moderate preterm (MPT) and 38 age matched controls born at term (FT) with no diagnosed cognitive or motor impairments. READ MORE

  2. 2. WEAVING IN WOOD : An architectural strategy in Umeå that strive to decrease loneliness and include elderly with physical and cognitive impairments

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Rebecka Littbrand; [2020]
    Keywords : architecture; elderly; impairments; dementia; loneliness; older people; physical and cognitive impairments; physical impairments; cognitive impairments; physical decline; cognitive decline; physical and cognitive decline; social isolation;

    Abstract : WEAVING IN WOOD  An architectural strategy in Umeå that strive to decrease loneliness and include elderly with physical and cognitive impairments A Master Thesis by Rebecka Littbrand                                                                                                   Spring 2020   Background Feelings of loneliness is common in the whole western world, especially among older people. Loneliness is of public health concerns as being a risk factor for many severe diseases and premature mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE DURING EXERCISE AMONG ORIENTEERS

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Elise Rognsvåg; Annika Carlberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Cognitive performance; physical exertion; orienteering; ecological validity; Kognitiv prestation; fysisk ansträngning; orientering; ekologisk validitet;

    Abstract : The present study aimed to examine how physical exertion influences cognitive performance.Orienteers (n = 23) competing at primarily a national to international level were recruited toparticipate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital Game Design for Elderly People

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för teknik och samhälle (TS)

    Author : Shadi Tahmassebi; [2018]
    Keywords : elderly gamers; digital games; game design;

    Abstract : Researchers have found that digital gaming is beneficial for the cognitive,psychological, and physical health of the elderly people [1][6]. The percentage of theelderly people playing digital games is growing increasingly (and so do thedemographics) and thus the elderly generation form a potential base for a yetinexperienced game market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive & academic function after Traumatic Brain Injury in school aged children: Documen-tation within medical and school records on problems and recommended support : A Systematic Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Kudzai Ruhukwa; [2018]
    Keywords : systematic literature review; cognitive functioning; traumatic brain injury TBI ; medical records; school records;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has been identified as a crucial public concern, causing interrup-tion in children’s cognitive development, sometimes resulting in permanent impairment or even death. Hence documen-tation in health and school records regarding their functioning or environmental restrictions post injury, seems vital for the facilitation of communication between a child’s systematic and ongoing environment. READ MORE