The purpose of this brochure is to help you gain knowledge and awareness about the risk of developing overweight and obesity, what you can do to avoid becoming too heavy, and the general importance of diet for health and wellness.
This guide to an active and healthy lifestyle is written primarily for you, those of you who live with a physical impairment and want more information, who are keen to get in better shape, and who have a desire for a healthy lifestyle and its positive effects. But it is also intended for family and friends, personal assistants, rehabilitation professionals, and primary health providers who want to advance their understanding. The authors are Anna-Carin Lagerström and Kerstin Wahman.
Price: SEK 200 (+ shipping fee)
The book is also available for free of charge as a pdf here:
The art of healthy living with physical impairments
and as a E-book (for aprox. SEK 17) at the online book shops Bokus and Adlibris.
The book (in Swedish) teaches how to live healthy and how you succed with changing your lifestyle. The book contains theoretical/practical tips (with programs) about: food, weight, training & excercise, mindfulness, mind excercise, meditation and motivation. Read more
Yasmin Jungestedt began dancing ballet at the age of four and it became the passion of her life. During the summer of 1999 the unthinkable happened; She broke her neck in a diving accident. When Life Took a Dive is an autobiography, telling the story of Yasmin’s life after the fateful accident in which she became paralysed from the chest down. (In Swedish) Read more
Anders Holtz, associate professor and practicing physician, and Richard Levi, associate professor and clinical director – are the authors of the first nonfiction book about spinal cord injuries in Swedish. Read more
The author Madeleine Stenius is assistant nurse/Training and Education Coordinator. She has written an excellent book about bowel and bladder disorders. These are two of the most common problems confronting people with injuries to the spinal cord – but it is also a problematic area filled with many taboos and prejudices. Read more
Written by Claes Hultling and Richard Levi, the founders of the Spinal Cord Injury Center – Spinaliskliniken. The book has been used since 1994 to educate, inspire and inform newly injured patients with spinal cord injuries throughout Sweden. Read more
The authors, Richard Levi and Claes Hultling, discuss everything about living with spinal cord injuries. Richard Levi is a specialist in neurology and rehabilitation medicine, professor at Umeå University and senior physician at the Umeå University. Claes Hultling is Associate Professor at Karolinska Institutet and senior physician at the Neurology Clinic at Karolinska University Hospital. Read more
Överlevnadsboken (in Swedish) occupies a place on the bookshelf as a classic in this context, right next to the Spinalis Handbook. The book focuses on the mental part of rehabilitation. How to accept a new identity, a new reality, following spinal cord injury. Read more
Claes Hultling and Stephan Rössner have gathered recipes for delicious, easily prepared food, sound advice about food for people with physical disabilities and clever tips about assistive devices for easy cooking. This book will turn anyone into a master chef. Read more