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Irritable bowel syndrome and physical activity

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Title: Irritable bowel syndrome and physical activity
Authors: Johannesson, Elisabet
Issue Date: 7-May-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine
Parts of work: I. Johannesson, E., Simrén, M., Strid, H., Bajor, A., Sadik, R. Physical activity Improves Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2011; 106: 915-22.

II. Johannesson, E., Ringström, G., Abrahamsson, H., Sadik, R. Intervention to increase physical activity in irritable bowel syndrome shows long-term positive effects. World Journal of Gastroenterology; 2015; 14; 21(2):600-8.

III. Johannesson, E., Jakobsson Ung, E., Sadik, R.*, Ringström, G.* Experiences of the effects of physical activity in persons with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): a qualitative content analysis. Submitted.

IV. Johannesson, E., Jakobsson Ung, E., Ringström, G.*, Sadik, R.* The experiences of physical activity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A qualitative study. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2018-05-25
Disputation: Fredagen 25 maj 2018, klockan 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Irritable bowel syndrome
Gastrointestinal diseases
Functional disorder
Physical activity
Abstract: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder. It is characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort associated with altered bowel habits. The symptoms of IBS limit the patients in daily life and affect their quality of life considerably. The general aim of this PhD project was to elucidate the relationship between IBS symptoms and moderately increased physical activity in the short and long term. The other aims were to explore patients’ experiences of the effec... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0474-6 (print)
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