Kelders, dr. S.M. (Saskia)

dr. Saskia Kelders

Assistant Professor

 

 

 

Presence

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Tue. / Wed. / Thu. / Fri.

Building

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Cubicus, room B114

Telephone

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06 510 706 89

+ 31 53 489 4470/2398 (secr.)

Fax

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+31 53 489 2895

e-mail

Dutch profile

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s.m.kelders@utwente.nl

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERTISE

Saskia Kelders graduated in Human Movement Sciences at the University of Groningen in 2005. She is also a licensed primary school teacher in the Netherlands. In 2007, she started her PhD-project at the University of Twente and in 2012 she received her PhD for her thesis ‘Understanding adherence to web-based interventions’. Her research interests are mainly on eHealth and eMental health, specifically:

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Positive technology

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Adherence to e(Mental) Health interventions

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Employing persuasive technology and game-elements to stimulate usage and increase effectiveness of online interventions

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Developing online interventions

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Employing log-data to improve online interventions

EDUCATION

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eHealth (Master Health Psychology)

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eMental Health (Master Positive Psychology and Technology)

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Supervising Bachelor and Master theses

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

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The development of an online positive psychology intervention with game-elements

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Systematic review of the influence of persuasive technology on the adherence and effectiveness of web-based interventions

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Study the added value of a web based interactive care platform (e-Vita) as an integral approach of disease management for patients with diabetes type 2, chronic heart failure or COPD (PhD project Floor Sieverink)

PUBLICATIONS