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Från latmask till attacklax på sex månader?: En utvärdering av Previas friskvårdsprojekt
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education. Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå Sport Sciences Center.
(Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This is an evaluation of a health intervention by the company Previa. The overarching purpose of

this study was to increase knowledge about pedagogical influence processes in health

interventions. The specific purpose was to identify if the participants experienced differences in

their health and evaluate the participants reactions, knowledge, behavior change, motivation and

factors that contribute or limit the process. The content in the intervention was lectures

concerning physical activity, diet, stress, sleep and recovery together with physical testing,

personal coaching and pair coaching. A qualitative method was used and five semi-structured

interviews were performed with the participants. Overall the results show that health

interventions can give results as increased knowledge, behavioral changes and weight loss. The

results from this intervention also points out the importance of support and coaching through the

process as well as a need for follow-ups after the intervention.

Keyword [en]
health, intervention, physical activity, behaviour, evaluation
Keyword [sv]
hälsa, friskvårdsprojekt, fysisk aktivitet, beteende, utvärdering
National Category
Social Sciences Pedagogy
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-57839OAI: diva2:545021
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Study Programme for Sport Sciences
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-08-22 Created: 2012-08-17 Last updated: 2012-08-22Bibliographically approved

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