Health practices

We study user perspectives on body and health and the significance these perspectives have for the users’ health related behaviour. That also includes the methods of user involvement in clinical practice and how this might affect the users. It deals with relational care and the significance of life events for the individual in their interactions with health care services. This programme also covers health and the good life in a generational perspective.


Health practices are regarded in an individual perspective and in an organizational perspective. The study of health practices can be approached from different sociocultural aspects such as age, gender, social class, ethnicity and geography.


We focus on what health care professionals bring to the interaction with the patient and focus on how the health care professionals can both facilitate or hamper the process of involvement of patients in health practices.