Published on in Vol 21, No 9 (2019): September

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Tailoring Persuasive Electronic Health Strategies for Older Adults on the Basis of Personal Motivation: Web-Based Survey Study

Tailoring Persuasive Electronic Health Strategies for Older Adults on the Basis of Personal Motivation: Web-Based Survey Study

Tailoring Persuasive Electronic Health Strategies for Older Adults on the Basis of Personal Motivation: Web-Based Survey Study


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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Jansen-Kosterink S, Bulthuis R, ter Stal S, van Velsen L, Pnevmatikakis A, Kyriazakos S, Pomazanskyi A, op den Akker H. Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health. View
  2. Ndulue C, Orji R. Persuasive Technology. View