To explore and develop an algorithm for detection and prediction of Freezing of Gait episodes using smartphones and pressure sensing insoles.
N= 30 Persons with Parkinson Disease, data collection in lab setting and at home. Collaboration with University of Twente and Radboud University
Protocol approved, Inclusion start in October 2020
In this study the primary aim is to evaluate the effectiveness, in terms of self-efficacy control and quality of life, and the cost-effectiveness of self-monitoring based management of MS through the use of the MS sherpa app compared to care as usual without MS sherpa.
N=225, 125 intervention group, 100 control group, collaboration with Amsterdam UMC, 3 STZ hospitals, MS4Research institute and the Radboud University.
Planned submission to METC: May 31, 2021.
APPS MS (MS)
Develop and explore measuring methods using built-in sensors of conventional smartphones and wearables to quantify fatigue, disease activity and progression in a day-to-day setting in patients with MS.
N=125, 100 persons with MS, 25 healthy controls, collaboration with Amsterdam UMC, last patient visited in February 2021
In data analysis phase, scientific publications in preparation.
MS SELF (MS)
A study towards the validity, sensitivity and usability of new mobile self-monitoring instruments for people with RRMS.
N= 25 MS patients, N= 79 Healthy controls
Lam et al. (2020)
Title: Reliability, concurrent and ecological validity of smartphone-based cognition and walking tests (poster presentation ECTRIMS 2020)
Van Oirschot et al. (2020)
Title: Symbol Digit Modalities Test variant in a smartphone app for persons with multiple sclerosis: validation study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, mHealth & uHealth, 2020;8(10):e18160
Wendrich et al. (2019)
Title: Toward Digital Self-monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis: Investigating First Experiences, Needs, and Wishes of People with MS. International Journal of MS Care, 21(6):282-291
Pelle, T., Bevers, K., van der Palen, J., van den Hoogen, F. H., & van den Ende, C. H. (2020)
Effect of the dr. Bart application on healthcare use and clinical outcomes in people with osteoarthritis of the knee and/or hip in the Netherlands; a Randomized Controlled Trial. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 28(4)