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Fysisk Aktivitet hos Barn och Ungdomar med IBD
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Caring Sciences.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Health and Caring Sciences.
2020 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Physical Activity in Pediatric IBD (English)
Abstract [en]

Background Pediatric IBD can limit the dayly life and is associated with psychosocial strain and future illness. However, physical activity and exercise are at great importance through childhood. Health, as a health science concept was used as a theoretical framework to establish an understanding where a balanced rhythm of life between movement and rest is a part of experiencing wellbeing and health.

Aim The aim of this study was to illuminate research about how IBD affects childrens and adolescents physical activity.

Approach A literature study based on eight scientific articles.

Result The results showed that IBD can complicate physical activity and exercise, especially in active disease but also in periods of remission. The results illustrated three areas related to physical activity in children and adolescents with IBD; physiological function, limitations in physical activity and movement in IBD. Two factors that significantly contributed a decreased physical activity were fatigue, and a psychosocial strain in teenagers.

Conclusion The result indicate that physical activity and exercise is complicated with physical, physiological and social dimensions. To consider health from a holistic approach in the care of a child or a adolescent with IBD pay attention to the importance of physical activity in life and can forms the basis of the nurse´s care in order to strengthen wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle.

 

 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2020. , p. 32
Keywords [en]
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn´s Disease, Children, Adolescents, Physical activity, Exercise, Health
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-91238OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-91238DiVA, id: diva2:1388471
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Vårdvetenskap med inr mot omvårdnad
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