JMIR is the leading peer-reviewed eHealth/mHealth journal (Impact Factor: 4.7),
ranked #1 in Medical Informatics, and #2 in Health Sciences/Health Services Research - Now publishing daily!
Advertisement: Call for abstracts/speakers & Early Bird Registration now open
An Internet- and Mobile-Based Tailored Intervention to Enhance Maintenance of Physical Activity After Cardiac Rehabilitation: Short-Term Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial
by Konstantinos Antypas, Silje C Wangberg
(Published on 11 Mar 2014)
Background: An increase in physical activity for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cardiac rehabilitation has multiple therapeutic benefits, including decreased mortality. Internet- and mobile-based interventions for physical activity have shown promising results in helping users increase or maintain their level of physical activity in general and specifically in secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases and cardiac rehabilitation. One component related to the efficacy of these interventions is tailoring of the content to the individual. Objective: Our trial assessed the effect of a longitudinally tailored Internet- and mobile-based intervention for physical activity as an extension of a face-to-face cardiac rehabilitation stay. We hypothesized that users of the...
Determinants of Follow-Up Participation in the Internet-Based European Influenza Surveillance Platform Influenzanet
by Paolo Bajardi, Alessandro Vespignani, Sebastian Funk, Ken TD Eames, W John Edmunds, Clément Turbelin, Marion Debin, Vittoria Colizza, Ronald Smallenburg, Carl E Koppeschaar, Ana O Franco, Vitor Faustino, Annasara Carnahan, Moa Rehn, Daniela Paolotti
(Published on 10 Mar 2014)
Background: “Influenzanet” is a network of Internet-based platforms aimed at collecting real-time data for influenza surveillance in several European countries. More than 30,000 European volunteers participate every year in the study, representing one of the largest existing Internet-based multicenter cohorts. Each week during the influenza season, participants are asked to report their symptoms (if any) along with a set of additional questions. Objective: Focusing on the first influenza season of 2011-12, when the Influenzanet system was completely harmonized within a common framework in Sweden, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, and Portugal, we investigated the propensity of users to regularly come back to the platform to provide information...
Follow us on Twitter for recent publications and new articles under Open Peer Review
|Number of readers subscribed to email notifications||56219|
|Number of registered authors||31601|
|Number of registered peer-reviewers||9057|
|Number of members||411|
|Submitted manuscripts currently under peer-review||189|
|Current acceptance rate (includes solicited articles)||50%|