Essays about: "stress"

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  1. 1. Introduktionsperioden för lärare. En jämförelse av strategier, processer och resultat i Sverige och Tyskland.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Vera Kockler; [2023-08-29]
    Keywords : induction period; novice teacher training; comparison; Sweden; Germany; framework; processes; outcomes; sociocultural theory;

    Abstract : This study compares the novice teacher induction period schemes of Sweden and the federal state of Hesse in Germany and subsequently discusses the results from a sociocultural perspective. In line with this purpose, the study investigates how the two schemes are compared to each other with respect to (1) the frameworks that guide the induction, (2) the processes involved, and (3) the outcomes reported. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behaviours of older adults in urban outdoor environments during warm days

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sandra Lujic; [2023-08-18]
    Keywords : Older adults; urban outdoor environments; behaviour; preferences; thermal comfort;

    Abstract : As a result of climate change, heat waves are expected to increase in frequency, duration, and severity, which is particularly threatening to the urban population. Vulnerable groups, including the older population, are more likely to be affected by adverse health effects due to heat exposure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perception of urban blue-green infrastructure during winter in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Mikaela Torell; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : perception; greenery; water; urban environment; recreation;

    Abstract : Life in urban settlements is often associated with insufficient physical activity and continuous stress. By implementing blue-green infrastructure (BGI) consisting of parks, trees, ponds, and rain gardens, amongst others, recreational values can be provided for the residents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Heat Stress at Playgrounds A case Study in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Rasmussen; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : Heat Stress; Thermal Comfort; Tmrt; SOLWEIG; TreePlanter; Children; Playgrounds;

    Abstract : The climate will change in the future as it will become warmer with higher temperatures generating extreme weather events such as heat waves. Children are a particularly vulnerable group when it comes to being exposed to heat which is partly due to the fact that they have a harder time thermoregulating themselves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning for heat resilience - A comparative study between Greater Gothenburg´s and Skåne´s work on heat

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rebecca Johansson; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : climate adaptation; heat mitigation; heat stress; urban planning;

    Abstract : Due to climate change, it is expected that heat waves will be intensified and occur more frequently in Sweden; hence, heat-related risks are anticipated to increase, i.e., morbidity and mortality. Through heat mitigation strategies, risks associated with heat can be prevented. READ MORE