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Development of a Web-Based and Mobile App to Support Physical Activity in Individuals With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From the Second Step of a Co-Design Process
Karolinska Inst, Dept Neurobiol Care Sci & Soc, Div Physiotherapy, Zanderska Huset,Alfred Nobels Alle 23-23100, S-14183 Huddinge, Sweden..ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3419-9292
Karolinska Inst, Dept Neurobiol Care Sci & Soc, Div Physiotherapy, Zanderska Huset,Alfred Nobels Alle 23-23100, S-14183 Huddinge, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Dept Rheumatol, Stockholm, Sweden..
Uppsala Univ, Dept Neurosci, Physiotherapy, S-75122 Uppsala, Sweden..
Karolinska Inst, Dept Neurobiol Care Sci & Soc, Div Physiotherapy, Zanderska Huset,Alfred Nobels Alle 23-23100, S-14183 Huddinge, Sweden.;Uppsala Univ, Dept Neurosci, Physiotherapy, S-75122 Uppsala, Sweden..
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2015 (English)In: JMIR Research Protocols, ISSN 1929-0748, E-ISSN 1929-0748, Vol. 4, no 1, article id UNSP e22Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Background: Long-term adherence to physical activity recommendations remains challenging for most individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) despite evidence for its health benefits. Objective: The aim of this study was to provide basic data on system requirement specifications for a Web-based and mobile app to self-manage physical activity. More specifically, we explored the target user group, features of the future app, and correlations between the system requirements and the established behavior change techniques (BCTs). Methods: We used a participatory action research design. Qualitative data were collected using multiple methods in four workshops. Participants were 5 individuals with RA, a clinical physiotherapist, an officer from the Swedish Rheumatism Association, a Web designer, and 2 physiotherapy researchers. A taxonomy was used to determine the degree of correlation between the system requirements and established BCTs. Results: Participants agreed that the future Web-based and mobile app should be based on two major components important for maintaining physical activity: (1) a calendar feature for goal setting, planning, and recording of physical activity performance and progress, and (2) a small community feature for positive feedback and support from peers. All system requirements correlated with established BCTs, which were coded as 24 different BCTs. Conclusions: To our knowledge, this study is the first to involve individuals with RA as co-designers, in collaboration with clinicians, researchers, and Web designers, to produce basic data to generate system requirement specifications for an eHealth service. The system requirements correlated to the BCTs, making specifications of content and future evaluation of effectiveness possible.

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JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC , 2015. Vol. 4, no 1, article id UNSP e22
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eHealth, Internet intervention, physical activity, rheumatoid arthritis, behavior change techniques, participatory design
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-46013DOI: 10.2196/resprot.3795ISI: 000360016500022PubMedID: 25665589OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-46013DiVA, id: diva2:1369939
Available from: 2019-11-13 Created: 2019-11-13 Last updated: 2019-11-13Bibliographically approved

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