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Title: Applying Behavior Change Theories For A Cardiac Rehabilitation Application
Authors: Sankaran, Supraja
Luyten, Kris
Dendale, Paul
Coninx, Karin
Issue Date: 2015
Citation: Proceedings of the British HCI Workshop on HCI as a medium of persuasion
Abstract: Telemonitoring and tele-rehabilitation show tremendous potential to be effective approaches for secondary prevention and rehabilitation in heart patients, such as Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) patients. However, studies show a gradual decline of interest, lack of motivation and resistance to modify behavioral patterns among patients over a period of time, resulting in a lack of therapy adherence. Adopting persuasive technology in tele-rehabilitation applications contributes to solve these issues. In this paper, we highlight various theoretical frameworks related to persuasion, which aid in designing mobile applications supporting long-term behavior change and keeping patients motivated for the tele-rehabilitation program.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/19107
Category: C2
Type: Proceedings Paper
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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