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Effects and experiences of exercise during pregnancy
Background: Recommendations regarding intensity, duration and type of exercise during pregnancy vary worldwide. Most research on exercise during pregnancy investigates the effects of aerobic exercise while only a few trials ...
Genes, lifestyle and coronary heart disease risk-epidemiological interaction studies
Coronary heart disease (CHD) has multifactorial background involving both genetic and lifestyle factors, but much is still unknown about their interactions. The aim of this thesis was to study interactions focusing on ...
Physical activity: Prescription in health care and relationship to different health measures
Background: Physical inactivity is one of the major modifi able risk factors, contributing to the global burden of disease. Thus, reducing physical inactivity is of importance for global health. Worldwide, different ...
Fatigue in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: A person-centred physical therapy approach
Fatigue is a prominent symptom in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with great impact on daily life. Despite the improvement in pharmacological treatment of RA over the last decades, a large number of persons with RA ...