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, Netherlands

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Corresponding Author:

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