Published on in Vol 9, No 1 (2021): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/23402, first published .
Usability and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Preoperative mHealth App for People Undergoing Major Surgery: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Usability and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Preoperative mHealth App for People Undergoing Major Surgery: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Usability and Preliminary Effectiveness of a Preoperative mHealth App for People Undergoing Major Surgery: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Miriam van der Velde 1, 2, PT, MSc;  Karin Valkenet 1, 2, PT, PhD;  Edwin Geleijn 3, PT;  Marjoke Kruisselbrink 4, PT, MSc;  Marije Marsman 5, MSc, MD;  Liedewij MJ Janssen 6, MSc, MD;  Jelle P Ruurda 7, MD, PhD;  Donald L van der Peet 8, MD, PhD;  Jesse J Aarden 9, PT, MSc;  Cindy Veenhof 1, 2, PT, PhD;  Marike van der Leeden 3, 10, PT, PhD

1 Innovation of Human Movement Care Research Group, HU University of Applied Sciences , Utrecht , NL

2 Department of Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy Science and Sports, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht , NL

3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam , NL

4 Clinical Health Sciences, Program Physiotherapy Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht , NL

5 Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht , NL

6 Department of Anesthesiology, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam , NL

7 Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht , NL

8 Department of Surgery, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam , NL

9 European School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam , NL

10 Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam , NL

Corresponding Author:

  • Miriam van der Velde, PT, MSc
  • Innovation of Human Movement Care Research Group
  • HU University of Applied Sciences
  • Heidelberglaan 7
  • Utrecht
  • NL
  • Phone: 31 064 221 4251
  • Email: miriam.vandervelde@hu.nl