Publications from the second funding period

....yet to come

Here you can find the publications from the first funding period.

  1. Bentvelzen M, Niess J, Wozniak PW. (2021). The technology-mediated reflection model: Barriers and assistance in data-driven reflection. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM.
  2. Bentvelzen M, Niess J, Wozniak M, Wozniak PW. (2021). The development and validation of the technology-supported reflection inventory. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
  3. Darmann-Finck I, Rothgang H, Zeeb H. (2020). Digitalisierung und Gesundheits­wissen­schaften – White Paper Digital Public Health. Das Gesundheitswesen; 82(7):620-622.
  4. Diethei D, Colley A, Kalving M, Salmela T, Häkkilä J, Schöning J. (2020). Medical selfies: Emotional impacts and practical challenges. In MobileHCI 2020: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. ACM. Article No. 8.
  5. Diethei D, Niess J, Stellmacher C, Stefanidi E, Schöning J. (2021). Sharing heartbeats: Motivations of citizen scientists in times of crises. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM.
  6. Elliston KG, Schüz B, Albion T, Ferguson SG. (2020). Comparison of geographic information system and subjective assessments of momentary food environments as predictors of food intake: An ecological momentary assessment study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth; 8(7):e15948.
  7. Huter K, Krick T, Domhof D, Seibert K, Wolf-Ostermann K, Rothgang H. (2020). Effectiveness of digital technologies to support nursing care: Results of a scoping review. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare; 13:1905-1926.
  8. Jahnel T, Gerhardus A, Wienert J. (2020). Digitales Contact Tracing: Dilemma zwischen Datenschutz und Public Health Nutzenbewertung. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit; 44:786-790.
  9. Jahnel T, Kernebeck S, Böbel S, Buchner B, Grill E, Hinck S, Ranisch R, Rothenbacher D, Schüz B, Starke D, Wienert J, Zeeb H, Gerhardus A. (2020). Contact-Tracing-Apps als unterstützende Maßnahme bei der Kontaktpersonennachverfolgung von COVID-19. Das Gesundheitswesen; 82(8/9):664-669.
  10. Jahnel T, Kernebeck S, Böbel S, Buchner B, Grill E, Hinck S, Ranisch R, Rothenbacher D, Schüz B, Starke D, Wienert J, Zeeb H, Gerhardus A. (2020). Hintergrundpapier: Contact-Tracing-Apps als unterstützende Maßnahme bei der Kontaktpersonen­nach­verfolgung von COVID-19. Online verfügbar unter:
  11. Jahnel T, Schüz B. (2020). Partizipative Entwicklung von Digital-Public-Health-Anwendungen: Spannungsfeld zwischen Nutzer*innenperspektive und Evidenz­basierung. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz; 63(2):153-159.
  12. Niess J, Knaving K, Kolb A, Woźniak PW. (2020). Exploring fitness tracker visualisations to avoid rumination. In MobileHCI 2020: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. ACM. Article No. 6.
  13. Niess J, Woźniak PW. (2020). Embracing companion technologies. In Proceedings of the 11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society. Article No. 31.
  14. Papadakis T, Ferguson SG, Schüz B. (2021). Within-day variability in negative affect moderates cue responsiveness in high-caloric snacking. Frontiers in Psychology; 11:590497.
  15. Samkange-Zeeb F, Borisova L, Padilla B, Bradby H, Phillimore J, Zeeb H, Brand (2020). Superdiversity, migration and use of internet-based health information – Results of a cross-sectional survey conducted in 4 European countries. BMC Public Health; 20:1263.
  16. Schüz B, Urban M. (2020). Unerwünschte Effekte digitaler Gesundheitstechnologien: Eine Public-Health-Perspektive. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz; 63(2):192-198.
  17. Seibert K, Domhoff D, Huter K, Krick T, Rothgang H, Wolf-Ostermann K. (2020). Application of digital technologies in nursing practice – Results of a mixed methods study on nurses’ experiences, needs and perspectives. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen; 158-159:94-106.
  18. Vergeld V, Wienert J, Reinwand DA, Tan SL, Lippke S. (2020). An 8-week study on social-cognitive variables for physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake: Are there stage transitions? Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. (Epub 2020 Sep 01).
  19. Voit A, Niess J, Eckerth C, Ernst M, Weingärtner H, Woźniak PW. (2020). “It’s not a romantic relationship”: Stories of adoption and abandonment of smart speakers at home. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia. ACM. p. 71-82.
  20. Wozniak PW, Karolus J, Lang F, Eckerth C, Schöning J, Rogers Y, Niess J. (2021). Creepy technology: What is it and how do you measure it? In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
  21. Woźniak PW, Kucharski PP, de Graaf MMA, Niess J. (2020). Exploring understandable algorithms to suggest fitness tracker goals that foster trust and commitment. In Proceedings of the 11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society. ACM. Article No. 35.
  22. Wozniak PW, Zbytniewsk M, Kiss F, Niess J. (2021). Making sense of complex running metrics using a modified running shoe. In Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM.
  23. Zeeb H, Pigeot I, Schüz B. (2020). Digital Public Health – Ein Überblick. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz; 63(2):137-144.
  24. Zeeb H, Pigeot I, Schüz B. (2020). Digital Public Health – Rasanter technischer Fortschritt, aber viele offene Public-Health-Fragen. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz; 63(2):135-136.
  25. Zeeb H, Wienert J, Jahnel T, Gerhardus A. (2020). Digitale Gesundheitsversorgung – Chancen und Risiken mit Blick auf die Daseinsvorsorge. In Digitale Daseinsvorsorge –Bremer Gespräche zur digitalen Staatskunst. Bremen: Kellner Verlag.
  26. Wienert J, Zeeb H. Implementing health apps for Digital Public Health - An implementation science approach adopting the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. Frontiers in Public Health. 2021;9:610237.
  27. Wienert J, Jahnel T, Maaß L (2021). What are Digital Public Health Interventions? First Steps Towards a Definition and an Intervention Classification Framework. JMIR Preprints. 09/07/2021:3192.
  28. Domhoff D, Seibert K, Rothgang H, Wolf-Ostermann K (2021): Die Nutzung von digitalen Kommunikations-technologien in ambulanten und stationären Pflegeeinrichtungen während der Covid-19-Pandemie, in: Frommeld D; Scorna U; Haug S; Weber K (Hrsg.): Gute Technik für ein gu-tes Leben im Alter? Akzeptanz, Chancen und Herausforderungen altersgerechter Assistenzsysteme. Bielefeld: transcript: 65-86. open access.
  29. De Santis, K. K., Jahnel, T., Sina, E., Wienert, J., & Zeeb, H. (2021). Digitization and Health in Germany: Cross-sectional Nationwide Survey. JMIR Public Health Surveill, 7(11), e32951. doi:10.2196/32951
  30. Hoel V, Wolf-Ostermann K and Ambugo EA (2022) Social Isolation and the Use of Technology in Caregiving Dyads Living With Dementia During COVID-19 Restrictions. Front. Public Health 10:697496. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.697496
  31. Wong B, Maaß L et al. (2022) The dawn of digital public health in Europe: Implications for public health policy and practice. The Lancet Regional Health - Europe 14:
    100316. doi: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2022.100316
  32. Steinert L. (2021), A Multimodal Engagement-Aware Recommender System for People with Dementia. 9th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Workshops and Demos (ACIIW), 2021, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/ACIIW52867.2021.9666306.
  33. Steinert, L., Putze, F., Küster, D., Schultz, T. (2021), Audio-Visual Recognition of Emotional Engagement of People with Dementia. Proc. Interspeech 2021, 1024-1028, doi: 10.21437/Interspeech.2021-567
  34. Steinert L., Putze F., Küster D. and Schultz T. (2022), Predicting Activation Liking of People With Dementia. Front. Comput. Sci. 3:770492. doi: 10.3389/fcomp.2021.770492
  35. Sina E, Boakye D, Christianson L, Ahrens W, Hebestreit A. Social media and children's and adolescents' diets - A systematic review of the underlying social and physiological mechanisms. Advances in Nutrition. 2022; (Epub 2022 February 26).
  36. Saleem M, Kühne L, De Santis KK, Christianson L, Brand T, Busse H. Understanding engagement strategies in digital interventions for mental health promotion: Scoping review. JMIR Mental Health. 2021;8(12):e30000.
  37. Maaß L, Pan C-C, Freye M. Mapping digital public health interventions in practice: Protocol for a scoping review of existing digital technologies and internet-based interventions to maintain and improve population health. JMIR Research Protocols. 2022; (Epub 2022 Feb 5).
  38. Hoel, V.; Seibert, K.; Domhoff, D.; Preuss, B.; Heinze, F.; Rothgang, H.; Wolf-Ostermann, K., 2022: Social Health among German Nursing Home Residents with Dementia during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Role of Technology to Promote Social Participation. International Journal of Environmentl Research and Public Health, 19 (4), doi:10.3390/ijerph19041956
  39. Zeeb H, Wienert J, Jahnel T and Shrestha R (2022) Editorial: Implementation of Evidence-Based Digital Health Interventions to Support Public Health. Front. Public Health 10:913150. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.913150
  40. De Santis KK, Jahnel T, Matthias K, Mergenthal L, Al Khayyal H, Zeeb H. Evaluation of digital interventions for physical activity promotion: Scoping review. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance. 2022;8(5):e37820.
  41. Hrynyschyn R, Prediger C, Stock C, Helmer SM. Evaluation Methods Applied to Digital Health Interventions: What Is Being Used beyond Randomised Controlled Trials?—A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022; 19(9):5221.
  42. Albrecht BM, Flaßkamp FT, Koster A, et al
    Cross-sectional survey on researchers’ experience in using accelerometers in health-related studies

  43. Jones, C.M., Schüz, B. Stable and momentary psychosocial correlates of everyday smoking: An application of Temporal Self-Regulation Theory. J Behav Med 45, 50–61 (2022).
  44. Lange, O.; Plath, J.; Dziggel, T.F.; Karpa, D.F.; Keil, M.; Becker, T.; Rogowski, W.H. A Transparency Checklist for Carbon Footprint Calculations Applied within a Systematic Review of Virtual Care Interventions. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 7474.
  45. Shrestha, R.; Telkmann, K.; Schüz, B.; Koju, P.; Shrestha, R.; Karmacharya, A.; Bolte, G., 2022: Measuring environmental justice in real time: A pilot study using digital participatory method in the Global South-Nepal, in: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022, 19 (8), 4752, doi:10.3390/ijerph19084752
  46. Maaß L, Freye M, Pan C-C, Dassow H-H, Niess, J, Jahnel T. (2022). The Definitions of Health Apps and Medical Apps From the Perspective of Public Health and Law: Qualitative Analysis of an Interdisciplinary Literature Overview. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth; 10(10):e37980.
  47. Szinay D, Forbes CC, Busse H, DeSmet A, Smit ES, König LM. Is the uptake, engagement, and effectiveness of exclusively mobile interventions for the promotion of weight-related behaviors equal for all? A systematic review. Obesity Reviews. 2023;e13542. doi:10.1111/obr.13542
  48. Hrynyschyn R, Prediger C, Lyk P, Majgaard G, Helmer SM and Stock C (2023) Adolescents' perceptions and user experiences with a virtual reality-based alcohol prevention tool in Germany: A focus group study. Front. Public Health 11:1054015. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1054015
  49. Lange, O.: Health economic evaluation of preventive digital public health interventions using decision-analytic modelling: a systematized review. BMC Health Services Research 2023. 23 (268): 1- 14
  50. Alpers R, Kühne L, Truong HP, Zeeb H, Westphal M, Jäckle S. Evaluation of the EsteR Toolkit for COVID-19 Decision Support: Sensitivity Analysis and Usability Study. JMIR Form Res. 2023 Jun 27;7:e44549. doi: 10.2196/44549.
  51. Jahnel T, Dassow H-H, Gerhardus A, Schüz B. The digital rainbow: Digital determinants of health inequities. DIGITAL HEALTH. 2022;8. doi:10.1177/20552076221129093


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