Published on in Vol 8, No 3 (2020): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14479, first published .
The German Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS-G): Development and Validation Study

The German Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS-G): Development and Validation Study

The German Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS-G): Development and Validation Study

Journals

  1. Sander L, Schorndanner J, Terhorst Y, Spanhel K, Pryss R, Baumeister H, Messner E. ‘Help for trauma from the app stores?’ A systematic review and standardised rating of apps for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2020;11(1) View
  2. Schulze S. Psychologischer Support in der Kinderwunschzeit – welche Onlineressourcen gibt es?. Journal für Gynäkologische Endokrinologie/Schweiz 2020;23(2):51 View
  3. Kernebeck S, Busse T, Böttcher M, Weitz J, Ehlers J, Bork U. Impact of mobile health and medical applications on clinical practice in gastroenterology. World Journal of Gastroenterology 2020;26(29):4182 View
  4. Dittrich F, Beck S, Harren A, Reinecke F, Serong S, Jung J, Back D, Wolf M, Landgraeber S. Analysis of Secure Apps for Daily Clinical Use by German Orthopedic Surgeons: Searching for the "Needle in a Haystack". JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(5):e17085 View
  5. Dittrich F, Back D, Harren A, Jäger M, Landgraeber S, Reinecke F, Beck S. A Possible Mobile Health Solution in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery: Development Protocol and User Evaluation of the Ankle Joint App. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(2):e16403 View
  6. Nunes A, Castro S, Limpo T. A Review of Mindfulness-Based Apps for Children. Mindfulness 2020;11(9):2089 View
  7. Bardus M, Awada N, Ghandour L, Fares E, Gherbal T, Al-Zanati T, Stoyanov S. The Arabic Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale: Development and Validation Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2020;8(3):e16956 View
  8. Schultchen D, Terhorst Y, Holderied T, Stach M, Messner E, Baumeister H, Sander L. Stay Present with Your Phone: A Systematic Review and Standardized Rating of Mindfulness Apps in European App Stores. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2021;28(5):552 View
  9. Paganini S, Terhorst Y, Sander L, Catic S, Balci S, Küchler A, Schultchen D, Plaumann K, Sturmbauer S, Krämer L, Lin J, Wurst R, Pryss R, Baumeister H, Messner E. Quality of Physical Activity Apps: Systematic Search in App Stores and Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(6):e22587 View
  10. Chen R, Santo K, Wong G, Sohn W, Spallek H, Chow C, Irving M. Mobile Apps for Dental Caries Prevention: Systematic Search and Quality Evaluation. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(1):e19958 View
  11. Portenhauser A, Terhorst Y, Schultchen D, Sander L, Denkinger M, Stach M, Waldherr N, Dallmeier D, Baumeister H, Messner E. Mobile Apps for Older Adults: Systematic Search and Evaluation Within Online Stores. JMIR Aging 2021;4(1):e23313 View
  12. Kahnbach L, Lehr D, Brandenburger J, Mallwitz T, Jent S, Hannibal S, Funk B, Janneck M. Quality and Adoption of COVID-19 Tracing Apps and Recommendations for Development: Systematic Interdisciplinary Review of European Apps. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2021;23(6):e27989 View
  13. Bustamante L, Gill Ménard C, Julien S, Romo L. Behavior Change Techniques in Popular Mobile Apps for Smoking Cessation in France: Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(5):e26082 View
  14. Maxfield L. Low-Intensity Interventions and EMDR Therapy. Journal of EMDR Practice and Research 2021;15(2):86 View
  15. Baumeister H, Bauereiss N, Zarski A, Braun L, Buntrock C, Hoherz C, Idrees A, Kraft R, Meyer P, Nguyen T, Pryss R, Reichert M, Sextl T, Steinhoff M, Stenzel L, Steubl L, Terhorst Y, Titzler I, Ebert D. Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness of PSYCHOnlineTHERAPY: Study Protocol of a Multicenter Blended Outpatient Psychotherapy Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial for Patients With Depressive and Anxiety Disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
  16. Franzmair J, Diesner-Treiber S, Voitl J, Voitl P. Effective German and English Language mHealth Apps for Self-management of Bronchial Asthma in Children and Adolescents: Comparison Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(5):e24907 View
  17. Saliasi I, Martinon P, Darlington E, Smentek C, Tardivo D, Bourgeois D, Dussart C, Carrouel F, Fraticelli L. Promoting Health via mHealth Applications Using a French Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale: Adaptation and Validation Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(8):e30480 View
  18. von Spiczak S, Luef G, Stephani U. Mobile Apps und Internetanwendungen zur Unterstützung von Versorgung und Dokumentation bei Epilepsie. Zeitschrift für Epileptologie 2021;34(3):277 View
  19. Lambrecht A, Vuillerme N, Raab C, Simon D, Messner E, Hagen M, Bayat S, Kleyer A, Aubourg T, Schett G, Hueber A, Knitza J. Quality of a Supporting Mobile App for Rheumatic Patients: Patient-Based Assessment Using the User Version of the Mobile Application Scale (uMARS). Frontiers in Medicine 2021;8 View
  20. Sander L, Lemor M, Van der Sloot R, De Jaegere E, Büscher R, Messner E, Baumeister H, Terhorst Y. A Systematic Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications for the Prevention of Suicidal Behavior or Non-suicidal Self-injury. Frontiers in Digital Health 2021;3 View
  21. Martin-Payo R, Carrasco-Santos S, Cuesta M, Stoyan S, Gonzalez-Mendez X, Fernandez-Alvarez M. Spanish adaptation and validation of the User Version of the Mobile Application Rating Scale (uMARS). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2021;28(12):2681 View
  22. Muehlmann M, Lienert A, Muehlan H, Stach M, Terhorst Y, Messner E. Digitale Sexualaufklärung: Verfügbarkeit und Evaluation mobiler deutschsprachiger Apps zur Förderung der sexuellen Gesundheit. Zeitschrift für Sexualforschung 2021;34(04):197 View
  23. Bendotti H, Lawler S, Ireland D, Gartner C, Hides L, Marshall H. What Do People Want in a Smoking Cessation App? An Analysis of User Reviews and App Quality. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2022;24(2):169 View
  24. Steubl L, Reimann J, Simon L, Terhorst Y, Stach M, Baumeister H, Sander L, Messner E. A systematic quality rating of available mobile health apps for borderline personality disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation 2022;9(1) View
  25. Messner E, Sturm N, Terhorst Y, Sander L, Schultchen D, Portenhauser A, Schmidbaur S, Stach M, Klaus J, Baumeister H, Walter B. Mobile Apps for the Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases: Systematic Search and Evaluation Within App Stores. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022;24(10):e37497 View
  26. Scherer J, Youssef Y, Dittrich F, Albrecht U, Tsitsilonis S, Jung J, Pförringer D, Landgraeber S, Beck S, Back D. Proposal of a New Rating Concept for Digital Health Applications in Orthopedics and Traumatology. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(22):14952 View
  27. Holl F, Flemisch F, Swoboda W, Schobel J. Apps for Covid-19 in Germany: assessment using the German Mobile App Rating Scale. JAMIA Open 2022;5(4) View
  28. Hee Ko K, Kim S, Lee Y, Lee J, Stoyanov S. Validation of a Korean version of mobile app rating scale (MARS) for apps targeting disease management. Health Informatics Journal 2022;28(2):146045822210919 View
  29. Wegener F, Wittig C, Kaminski C, Grim C, Hoppe M. Evaluation of the digital health-care application “Nola” in patients with musculoskeletal diseases: A pilot study. Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2023;39(1):17 View
  30. Sturm C, Schiller J, Korallus C, Lemhöfer C, Egen C, Gutenbrunner C. Digitalisierung in der Rehabilitation von rheumatischen Erkrankungen: Was ist sinnvoll, was ist bewiesen, welche Perspektiven gibt es?. Aktuelle Rheumatologie 2022;47(01):48 View
  31. Günther L, Schleberger S, Pischke C. Feasibility of a Social Network-Based Physical Activity Intervention Targeting Vocational School Students: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(15):9474 View
  32. Geirhos A, Stephan M, Wehrle M, Mack C, Messner E, Schmitt A, Baumeister H, Terhorst Y, Sander L. Standardized evaluation of the quality and persuasiveness of mobile health applications for diabetes management. Scientific Reports 2022;12(1) View
  33. Domhardt M, Messner E, Eder A, Engler S, Sander L, Baumeister H, Terhorst Y. Mobile-based interventions for common mental disorders in youth: a systematic evaluation of pediatric health apps. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021;15(1) View
  34. Mendi O, Kiymac Sari M, Stoyanov S, Mendi B. Development and validation of the Turkish version of the Mobile App Rating Scale – MARS-TR. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2022;166:104843 View
  35. Stach M, Pflüger F, Reichert M, Pryss R. LAMP: a monitoring framework for mHealth application research. Procedia Computer Science 2022;198:203 View
  36. Shinohara Y, Yamamoto K, Ito M, Sakata M, Koizumi S, Hashisako M, Sato M, Wannous M, Stoyanov S, Nakajima J, Furukawa T. Development and validation of the Japanese version of the uMARS (user version of the mobile app rating system). International Journal of Medical Informatics 2022;165:104809 View
  37. Faessen J, Lucassen D, Buso M, Camps G, Feskens E, Brouwer-Brolsma E. Eating for 2: A Systematic Review of Dutch App Stores for Apps Promoting a Healthy Diet during Pregnancy. Current Developments in Nutrition 2022;6(6):nzac087 View
  38. Dederichs M, Nitsch F, Apolinário-Hagen J. Piloting an Innovative Concept of e–Mental Health and mHealth Workshops With Medical Students Using a Participatory Co-design Approach and App Prototyping: Case Study. JMIR Medical Education 2022;8(1):e32017 View
  39. Lull C, von Ahnen J, Gross G, Olsavszky V, Knitza J, Leipe J, Schmieder A. German Mobile Apps for Patients With Psoriasis: Systematic Search and Evaluation. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2022;10(5):e34017 View
  40. Barzegari S, Sharifi Kia A, Bardus M, Stoyanov S, GhaziSaeedi M, Rafizadeh M. The Persian Version of the Mobile Application Rating Scale (MARS-Fa): Translation and Validation Study. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(12):e42225 View
  41. Raeesi A, Khajouei R, Ahmadian L. Evaluating and rating HIV/AIDS mobile apps using the feature-based application rating method and mobile app rating scale. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022;22(1) View
  42. Gross G, Lull C, von Ahnen J, Olsavszky V, Knitza J, Schmieder A, Leipe J. German Mobile Apps for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Systematic App Search and Content Analysis. Health Policy and Technology 2022;11(4):100697 View
  43. Yamamoto K, Ito M, Sakata M, Koizumi S, Hashisako M, Sato M, Stoyanov S, Furukawa T. Japanese Version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS): Development and Validation. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2022;10(4):e33725 View
  44. Mack C, Terhorst Y, Stephan M, Baumeister H, Stach M, Messner E, Bengel J, Sander L. “Help in a Heartbeat?”: A Systematic Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications (Apps) for Coronary Heart Disease. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(19):10323 View
  45. Simon L, Reimann J, Steubl L, Stach M, Spiegelhalder K, Sander L, Baumeister H, Messner E, Terhorst Y. Help for insomnia from the app store? A standardized rating of mobile health applications claiming to target insomnia. Journal of Sleep Research 2023;32(1) View
  46. Schick A, Paetzold I, Rauschenberg C, Hirjak D, Banaschewski T, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Boehnke J, Boecking B, Reininghaus U. Effects of a Novel, Transdiagnostic, Hybrid Ecological Momentary Intervention for Improving Resilience in Youth (EMIcompass): Protocol for an Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols 2021;10(12):e27462 View
  47. Ehrmann D, Eichinger V, Vesper I, Kober J, Kraus M, Schäfer V, Hermanns N, Kulzer B, Silbermann S. Health care effects and medical benefits of a smartphone-based diabetes self-management application: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2022;23(1) View
  48. Ajay K, Azevedo L, Haste A, Morris A, Giles E, Gopu B, Subramanian M, Zohoori F. App-based oral health promotion interventions on modifiable risk factors associated with early childhood caries: A systematic review. Frontiers in Oral Health 2023;4 View
  49. Zeiler M, Chmelirsch C, Dietzel N, Kolominsky-Rabas P. Wissenschaftliche Evidenz und Nutzerqualität von Mobile-Health-Anwendungen für Menschen mit kognitiven Beeinträchtigungen und deren Angehörige. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen 2023;177:10 View
  50. Chasiotis G, Stoyanov S, Karatzas A, Gravas S. Greek validation of the user version of the Mobile Application Rating Scale (uMARS). Journal of International Medical Research 2023;51(3):030006052311612 View
  51. Faqar-Uz-Zaman S, Sliwinski S, Detemble C, Filmann N, Zmuc D, Mohr L, Dreilich J, Bechstein W, Fleckenstein J, Schnitzbauer A. Study protocol for a pilot trial analysing the usability, validity and safety of an interventional health app programme for the structured prehabilitation of patients before major surgical interventions: the PROTEGO MAXIMA trial. BMJ Open 2023;13(4):e069394 View
  52. Muehlmann M, Tomczyk S. Mobile Apps for Sexual and Reproductive Health Education: a Systematic Review and Quality Assessment. Current Sexual Health Reports 2023;15(2):77 View
  53. Nitschke M, Nwosu O, Grube L, Knitza J, Seifer A, Eskofier B, Schett G, Morf H. Refinement and Usability Analysis of an eHealth App for Ankylosing Spondylitis as a Complementary Treatment to Physical Therapy: Development and Usability Study. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e47426 View
  54. Rohde J, Marciniak M, Henninger M, Homan S, Paersch C, Egger S, Seifritz E, Brown A, Kleim B. Investigating Relationships Among Self-Efficacy, Mood, and Anxiety Using Digital Technologies: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e45749 View
  55. Larionov K, Petrova E, Demirbuga N, Werth O, Breitner M, Gebhardt P, Caldarone F, Duncker D, Westhoff-Bleck M, Sensenhauser A, Maxrath N, Marschollek M, Kahl K, Heitland I. Improving mental well-being in psychocardiology—a feasibility trial for a non-blended web application as a brief metacognitive-based intervention in cardiovascular disease patients. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2023;14 View
  56. Paganini S, Meier E, Terhorst Y, Wurst R, Hohberg V, Schultchen D, Strahler J, Wursthorn M, Baumeister H, Messner E. Stress Management Apps: Systematic Search and Multidimensional Assessment of Quality and Characteristics. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2023;11:e42415 View
  57. Moorthy P, Weinert L, Harms B, Anders C, Siegel F. German Version of the mHealth App Usability Questionnaire in a Cohort of Patients With Cancer: Translation and Validation Study. JMIR Human Factors 2023;10:e51090 View
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