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Which Intervention Characteristics are Related to More Exposure to Internet-Delivered Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Interventions? A Systematic Review
- W. Brouwer, W. Kroeze, +4 authors A. Oenema
- Journal of medical Internet research
- 6 January 2011
Results of this qualitative systematic review indicate that of all intervention characteristics that could potentially enhance exposure, only peer support, counselor support, email/phone contact with visitors, and updates of the intervention website were related to better exposure. Expand
Online Prevention Aimed at Lifestyle Behaviors: A Systematic Review of Reviews
The reach and use of interventions need more scientific input to increase the public health impact of Internet-delivered interventions and more research is needed on effective elements instead of effective interventions. Expand
Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler: towards a protocol for accumulating evidence regarding the active content of health behaviour change interventions
An iterative protocol for evidence base accumulation is proposed that integrates evidence derived from both experimental and applied behaviour change research, and combines theory development in experimental settings with theory testing in applied real-life settings as evidence gathered in this manner accumulates. Expand
Strategies to Facilitate Exposure to Internet-Delivered Health Behavior Change Interventions Aimed at Adolescents or Young Adults: A Systematic Review
- R. Crutzen, J. de Nooijer, W. Brouwer, A. Oenema, J. Brug, N. D. de Vries
- Health education & behavior : the official…
- 1 February 2011
A systematic review of the literature resulted in an overview of methods and strategies that have been used to facilitate exposure, and patterns of effective strategies could be observed, such as the combination of tailored communication and the use of reminders and incentives. Expand
Investigating Predictors of Visiting, Using, and Revisiting an Online Health-Communication Program: A Longitudinal Study
- Jonathan Van ’t Riet, R. Crutzen, H. de Vries
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of medical Internet research
- 2 September 2010
The results suggest that online interventions could specifically target men, young people, immigrant groups, people with a low education, andPeople with a weak health motivation to increase exposure to these interventions. Expand
What makes people decide to visit and use an internet-delivered behavior-change intervention? A qualitative study among adults.
The results indicate that being motivated to change a health behavior and curiosity about the content were important factors in the decision to visit an internet intervention. Expand
How do different delivery schedules of tailored web-based physical activity advice for breast cancer survivors influence intervention use and efficacy?
Preliminary evidence that web-based computer-tailored interventions can be used to increase physical activity among breast cancer survivors is provided, with the most favourable outcomes observed in the monthly delivery group. Expand
Teenage pregnancy rates and associations with other health risk behaviours: a three-wave cross-sectional study among South African school-going adolescents
- K. Jonas, R. Crutzen, B. V. D. van den Borne, R. Sewpaul, P. Reddy
- Reproductive Health
- 4 May 2016
There is a need to address adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health, and several health risk behaviours, including substance use, that are associated with teenage pregnancy in SA, where girls continue to become pregnant at unacceptably high rates. Expand
Use of the stepped wedge design cannot be recommended: a critical appraisal and comparison with the classic cluster randomized controlled trial design.
- D. Kotz, M. Spigt, I. Arts, R. Crutzen, W. Viechtbauer
- Computer Science, Medicine
- Journal of clinical epidemiology
- 1 December 2012
This research presents a meta-analyses of the determinants of coronary heart disease and stroke in mice and shows clear patterns of disease progression in relation to age, disease severity, and smoking habits. Expand
Characteristics of visitors and revisitors to an Internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention implemented for use by the general public.
It is concluded that a heart-healthy computer-tailored Internet program can reach substantial numbers of people, but additional research is needed to develop promotional strategies that reach the high-risk population, i.e. men, older and lower educated persons. Expand