Essays about: "physical and mental health effects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words physical and mental health effects.

  1. 1. #AloneTogether – An Exploration of Social Connectedness Through Communication Technology During Physical Distancing

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Marsali Miller; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication Technology; Research Through Design; Togetherness; Social Connectedness; Physical Distancing; Designing for Crises; COVID-19; Pandemic;

    Abstract : This thesis project explores how communication technology can foster the sense of togetherness to maintain the feeling of social connectedness during physical distancing. The current global pandemic COVID-19 is causing billions of people across the world to live in isolation or by physical distancing regulations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fysiska och psykiska hälsoeffekter av att vistas i naturen : en pilotstudie utförd på Stora Fjäderägg, Västerbottens län

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Mikaela Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : skog och hälsa; hjärtfrekvensvariabilitet; sinnesstämning; Stora Fjäderägg; stress; återhämtning; rekreation;

    Abstract : I dagens samhälle lever många människor stressiga liv och den psykiska ohälsan i samhället ökar. En anledning till det är att människan inte är anpassad för att leva i städer eftersom vi har utvecklats i naturen. Således är vi inte designade för att processa den mängd intryck vi stöter på dagligen och det kan leda till utmattning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing the number of cars in Europe: Effects on quality of urban life

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    Author : Lina Apsheva; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; quality of life; urban planning; car use; public transport; pollution; health;

    Abstract : The transportation sector is the biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as air and noise pollution in urban areas. City planners and policy makers increasingly recognize the importance of changes in transportation systems that would decrease the use of private motor vehicles and promote more sustainable modes of transport, such as public transport, cycling and walking. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE USE OF BIKEAROUND AND IMPACT ON WELL-BEING IN OLDER PEOPLE LIVING IN A NURSING HOME : EXPERIENCES OF THE NURSING STAFF

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Yuqi Shen; [2020]
    Keywords : BikeAround; elderly care; health and well-being; nursing home; older people;

    Abstract : Aims: The thesis aimed to describe the utilization of BikeAround and its impact on health and wellbeing in older people living in a nursing home. Methods: Six nursing staff were interviewed by phone or skype, in line with an interview guide. The transcribed interviews analyzed with qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Once you have the physical activity started. Then you can begin to feel that you are not in this prison anymore”. Refugee experience of post-traumatic stress physiotherapy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi; Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi

    Author : Christopher Boyer; Bartlomiej Sandberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Post-traumatic stress; refugee; physiotherapy; experiences;

    Abstract : Abstract Background There is limited research and guidelines regarding physiotherapy as a treatment approach      for post-traumatic stress (PTS). Refugee experience of physiotherapy interventions is hoped                      to contribute to awareness of the subject and to give insight into this developing field of the         profession. READ MORE