CAMP: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Adjustment Disorder, Medication Adherence and Physical Activity

2022-02-23T09:20:06+01:00June 27th, 2017|

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and hospitalization both worldwide and in Switzerland. The direct and indirect socio-economic consequences are of great relevance. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 13% of deaths worldwide in 2012 were caused by coronary heart disease (WHO, 2016). Physical [...]

Predicting States of Receptivity for Just-in-time Adaptive Interventions

2021-03-17T12:11:27+01:00January 22nd, 2017|

Recent advancements in mobile sensing technologies have led to novel intervention concepts, including just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAI). The JITAI concept shows great potential because it aims to provide the right intervention, at the right time. The right timing of an intervention is crucial so that the content can [...]

Ally: A Digital Assistant to Lift Your Level of Activity

2021-03-17T12:14:09+01:00January 1st, 2017|

Background: Smartphones enable the implementation of just-in-time adaptive interventions (JITAIs) that tailor the delivery of health interventions over time to user-varying and time-varying context characteristics. Ideally, JITAIs include effective intervention components, and delivery tailoring is based on effective moderators of intervention effects. Using machine learning techniques to [...]

ready4life: A Digital Life-skills Program for Substance Use Prevention Among Adolescents

2019-04-24T16:55:50+02:00March 11th, 2016|

Substance use is one of the biggest contributors to the health burden in 10-24-year olds. School-based life-skills trainings were effective in delaying or preventing problematic substance use among adolescents, but the implementation and dissemination of scalable and low-cost public health interventions represent serious challenges. ready4life [...]

Clara: Nocturnal Cough Detection and Asthma Control Prediction

2021-03-17T12:16:46+01:00March 1st, 2016|

Nocturnal cough is a burdensome asthma symptom. However, knowledge about the prevalence of nocturnal cough in asthma is limited. Furthermore, prior research has shown that nocturnal cough and impaired sleep quality are associated with asthma control, but the association between these two symptoms remains unclear. [...]

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