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    Public defence of doctoral thesis | How to Make Bicycling Safer: Identification and Prevention of Serious Injuries among Bicyclists | Maria Ohlin, University of Gothenburg, September 20, 2019

    The overall aim of this thesis was to guide current and future safety improvements that address serious injuries among bicyclists, and suggests five measures that require rapid implementation. Overall, this thesis highlights that additional interventions targeting single bicycle crashes need to be prioritised by road authorities in order to prevent health loss among bicyclists.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | An empowerment-based school physical activity intervention with adolescents in a disadvantaged community: A transformative mixed methods investigation | Linus Jonsson, University of Gothenburg,...

    The overall aim of this thesis is twofold. First, the thesis aims to gain insight into adolescents’, from a multicultural community of low socioeconomic status, views on physical activity. Second, the thesis aims to describe and problematize the development and implementation of an empowerment-based school intervention, in a Swedish multicultural community of low socioeconomic status.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Game demands and fatigue profiles in elite football – an individual approach: Implications for training and recovery strategies | Dan Fransson, University...

    The aim of the thesis is to improve the understanding of physical game demands, fatigue profiles in male elite football players with an emphasis on individual differences and implications for fitness training strategies. Running distance and in-game fatigue profiles were investigated through an analysis of game activity data from top-class football players. Post-game fatigue and recovery profiles were alsoexamined.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Physiological responses to acute physical and psychosocial stress – relation to aerobic capacity and exercise training | Elin Arvidson, University of Gothenburg

    The main purpose of Elin Arvidson’s thesis was to explore the possible effects of exercise training on acute physiological stress reactions, and to study relationships between the physiological responses to acute physical and psychosocial stress. All included participants performed a physical and a psychosocial stress test before randomization to either a control- or an intervention group.

    Public defence of doctoral thesis | Physical Activity among Adolescents in a Swedish Multicultural Area – An Empowerment-Based Health Promotion School Intervention | by Andreas Fröberg, University of Gothenburg

    The overarching aim of the present thesis was two-fold. The first aim was to describe and critically reflect upon the experiences of developing and implementing an empowerment-based school intervention. The second aim was to investigate accelerometer-measured sedentary time and physical activity among the adolescents and to evaluate the effects of the intervention on these variables.
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