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Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund
Lund University
28Publications
8H-index
190Citations
Publications 28
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#1Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Kristianstad University College)H-Index: 8
#2Jan Lexell (Uppsala University)H-Index: 43
Last.Christina Brogårdh (Lund University)H-Index: 14
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AbstractPurpose: To describe the experiences of growing up after acute paralytic poliomyelitis and strategies used to adapt to the new situation.Methods: Seven women and seven men (mean age 70 year...
#1Anna Cronström (Lund University)H-Index: 3
#2Leif Dahlberg (Lund University)H-Index: 38
Last.Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
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Summary Objective To explore, using a qualitative approach, reasons for patients’ continued willingness or their shift in willingness for total joint replacement (TJR) surgery, following participation in Joint Academy, a Swedish, digital, non-surgical treatment program for osteoarthritis (OA). Design Nineteen patients with hip or knee OA were interviewed after finishing their first 6 weeks in the treatment program, using a semi-structured interview guide. The interviews were transcribed verbatim...
#1Anna Cronström (Lund University)H-Index: 3
#2Leif Dahlberg (Lund University)H-Index: 38
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Objectives To investigate the experiences of a digital management programme for hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA), including education and exercises as well as an option to chat with an assigned physical therapist for feedback, questions and support. Setting This study was conducted at a regional hospital in the southern part of Sweden. Methods Nineteen patients (10 women), median age of 66 (q1–q3, 57–71) years, with confirmed hip or knee OA were interviewed after completing their first 6 weeks i...
#1Lotte Skytte Krøll (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 3
#2Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
Last.Rigmor Jensen (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 64
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AimTo evaluate aerobic exercise in migraine and co-existing tension-type headache and neck pain.MethodsConsecutively recruited persons with migraine and co-existing tension-type headache and neck pain were randomized into an exercise group or control group. Aerobic exercise consisted of bike/cross-trainer/brisk walking for 45 minutes, three times/week. Controls continued usual daily activities. Pain frequency, intensity, and duration; physical fitness, level of physical activity, well-being and ...
#1Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
#2Albert Westergren (Kristianstad University College)H-Index: 25
Last.Peter Hagell (Kristianstad University College)H-Index: 31
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This study explores the impact of living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Nineteen persons (11 women) aged 55–84 diagnosed with PD 3–27 years ago participated. Data were collected through semistructured interviews, which were recorded, transcribed verbatim, and analysed by qualitative content analysis. Four categories represented the impact of living with PD: “Changed prerequisites for managing day-to-day demands,” “Loss of identity and dignity,” “Compromised social participation,” and “The use of...
#1Ingrid Bertilsson (Lund University)H-Index: 1
#2Amanda Lundvik Gyllensten (Lund University)H-Index: 16
Last.Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
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Abstract Background There are but a few studies of how persons with autism perceive their bodies and movements. Difficulties in perceiving the surrounding world along with disturbed motor coordination and executive functions may affect physical and psychological development. Aims To explore the experiences of body and movements in young adults with autism and how two physiotherapeutic instruments may capture these experiences. Procedures Eleven young adults (16–22 years) with autism were intervi...
#1Lotte Skytte Krøll (UCPH: University of Copenhagen)H-Index: 3
#2Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
Last.Gunvor Gard (Lund University)H-Index: 23
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The prevalence of migraine with co-existing tension-type headache and neck pain is high in the general population. However, there is very little literature on the characteristics of these combined conditions. The aim of this study was to investigate a) the prevalence of migraine with co-existing tension-type headache and neck pain in a clinic-based sample, b) the level of physical activity, psychological well-being, perceived stress and self-rated health in persons with migraine and co-existing ...
#1Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
#2Jan Lexell (Lund University)H-Index: 43
Last.Christina Brogårdh (Lund University)H-Index: 14
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Background: New or increased impairments may develop several decades after an acute poliomyelitis infection. These new symptoms, commonly referred to as late effects of polio (LEoP), are characterised by muscular weakness and fatigue, generalised fatigue, pain at rest or during activities and cold intolerance. Growing older with LEoP may lead to increased activity limitations and participation restrictions, but there is limited knowledge of how these persons perceive the practical and psychologi...
#1Amelie Ambolt (Lund University)H-Index: 1
#2Gunvor Gard (Lund University)H-Index: 23
Last.Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund (Lund University)H-Index: 8
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Summary Background Basic Body Awareness Therapy (BBAT) is a physiotherapeutic method used in rehabilitation to increase physical and emotional balance. The aim was to identify and describe perceived therapeutically efficient components of BBAT. Methods Twenty-four experienced BBAT therapists participated in focus group interviews. The data were analysed with content analysis. Results One central theme, the therapeutic space consisted of two categories; the therapeutic encounter and the therapeut...
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