Essays about: "physical decline"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words physical decline.

  1. 1. Post-war fertility change in Finland 1950-2018: Understanding the post-2010 fertility decline in the long-term context of post-war fertility change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Rolf Lennart Granholm; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Finland has had a steep decline in fertility since 2010, which has yet to show any signs of slowing down. This is highly problematic for a country like Finland which has had well below replacement level fertility over the past five decades. 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. Declining abundance and shifting distribution for Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, in the western Antarctic Peninsula

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Kerstin Holmström; [2020]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, a polar ocean specialist, thrives in the Antarctic severe physical conditions. The krill life cycle consists of strategies that have enabled and supported the species’ dominance of the Antarctic Ocean. Sea Ice extent and duration creates condition that are crucial for survival of the Furcilia larvae. READ MORE

  4. 4. Highway To Hell: Can a bubble barrier guide descending salmonid kelt to safety?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Jonathan Nordin; [2020]
    Keywords : bubble barrier; non-physical barrier; fish passage; fish migration; hydropower; bubbelbarriär; icke-fysisk fiskledare; lax; öring; fiskvandring; vattenkraft;

    Abstract : Loss of connectivity in riverine systems due to construction of hydropower dams has resulted in a worldwide decline of anadromous salmonid species such as Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) and sea trout (Salmo trutta L.). The future of these species depend on the presence of available spawning habitat in freshwater river systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE