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Acceptance of a Smartphone-Based Visual Field Screening Platform for Glaucoma: Pre-Post Study.

Esmael Kedir Nida, Sisay Bekele, Luc Geurts, Vero Vanden Abeele,

<h4>Background</h4>Glaucoma, the silent thief of sight, is a major cause of blindness worldwide. It is a burden for people in low-income countries, specifically countries where glaucoma-induced blindness accounts for 15% of the total incidence of blindness. More than half the people living with glaucoma in low-income countries are unaware of ... Read more >>

JMIR Form Res (JMIR formative research)
[2021, 5(9):e26602]

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Information and Communication Systems to Tackle Barriers to Breastfeeding: Systematic Search and Review.

Kymeng Tang, Kathrin Gerling, Wei Chen, Luc Geurts,

BACKGROUND:Breastfeeding has many benefits for newborns, mothers, and the wider society. The World Health Organization recommends mothers to feed newborns exclusively with breastmilk for the first 6 months after birth, but breastfeeding rates in many countries fail to align with the recommendations because of various barriers. Breastfeeding success is associated ... Read more >>

J Med Internet Res (Journal of medical Internet research)
[2019, 21(9):e13947]

Cited: 9 times

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Mobile Health Features Supporting Self-Management Behavior in Patients With Chronic Arthritis: Mixed-Methods Approach on Patient Preferences.

Jonas Geuens, Luc Geurts, Thijs W Swinnen, Rene Westhovens, Vero Vanden Abeele,

BACKGROUND:Patients with chronic arthritis (CA) ideally apply self-management behaviors between consultations. This enduring, tedious task of keeping track of disease-related parameters, adhering to medication schemes, and engaging in physical therapy may be supported by using a mobile health (mHealth) app. However, further research is needed to determine which self-management features ... Read more >>

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth (JMIR mHealth and uHealth)
[2019, 7(3):e12535]

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Evaluation of stAPP: a smartphone-based intervention to reduce prolonged sitting among Belgian adults.

Anass Arrogi, An Bogaerts, Jan Seghers, Karlien Devloo, Vero Vanden Abeele, Luc Geurts, Jeroen Wauters, Filip Boen,

Excessive uninterrupted sitting, also known as sedentary behavior, has been detrimentally associated with several health outcomes. However, the general population is often unaware of these health risks. Mobile phone technology offers great potential to increase awareness and to initiate behavior change. This study examined the short-term effects of stAPP, a ... Read more >>

Health Promot Int (Health promotion international)
[2019, 34(1):16-27]

Cited: 11 times

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A Review of Persuasive Principles in Mobile Apps for Chronic Arthritis Patients: Opportunities for Improvement.

Jonas Geuens, Thijs Willem Swinnen, Rene Westhovens, Kurt de Vlam, Luc Geurts, Vero Vanden Abeele,

<h4>Background</h4>Chronic arthritis (CA), an umbrella term for inflammatory rheumatic and other musculoskeletal diseases, is highly prevalent. Effective disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for CA are available, with the exception of osteoarthritis, but require a long-term commitment of patients to comply with the medication regimen and management program as well as a tight ... Read more >>

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth (JMIR mHealth and uHealth)
[2016, 4(4):e118]

Cited: 16 times

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Better place-coding of the fundamental frequency in cochlear implants.

Luc Geurts, Jan Wouters,

In current cochlear implant systems, the fundamental frequency F0 of a complex sound is encoded by temporal fluctuations in the envelope of the electrical signals presented on the electrodes. In normal hearing, the lower harmonics of a complex sound are resolved, in contrast with a cochlear implant system. In the ... Read more >>

J Acoust Soc Am (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America)
[2004, 115(2):844-852]

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