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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Dusseldorp, E.M.L. (author), Keijsers, J.F.E.M. (author), Kessens, J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Otten, W. (author)
Background: eHealth services can contribute to individuals’ self-management, that is, performing lifestyle-related activities and decision making, to maintain a good health, or to mitigate the effect of an (chronic) illness on their health. But how effective are these services? Conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the golden...
article 2013
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Bierman, B.P.B. (author), Janssen, J. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Looije, R. (author), van der Bosch, H. (author), van der Giessen, J.A.M. (author)
Objective Assess the effects of personalised robot behaviours on the enjoyment and motivation of children (8–12) with diabetes, and on their acquisition of health knowledge, in educational play. Methods Children (N = 5) played diabetes quizzes against a personal or neutral robot on three occasions: once at the clinic, twice at home. The personal...
article 2013
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Hoondert, V. (author), Schrama-Groot, F. (author), Looije, R. (author), Alpay, L.L. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Children with type 1 diabetes need to self-manage their illness to minimize its impact on their long-term health. However, because children are still developing cognitively and emotionally, self-management is challenging. The European FP7 project, ALIZ-E, looks at how social robots can support children aged 8–12 years with their diabetes self...
article 2012