Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-03-26
Received: 17 October 2017
Revised: 23 February 2018
Accepted: 27 February 2018
First Online: 26 March 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: This study was approved by The University of Buckingham School of Science and Postgraduate Medicine Ethics Committee, the NHS Health Research Authority (ref: 14/SC/1424), the local Research and Development office, and The National Spinal Injuries Centre. The trial was registered prospectively with an International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number (ISRCTN14165286).
: All participants provided informed consent and were debriefed following completion of the study. Ongoing support was offered by the researchers, and staff from the centre providing the online course. All patient identifiable information and their corresponding data files were stored separately on a password-protected computer at The Psychology Department at the University of Buckingham. All applicable institutional and governmental regulations concerning the ethical use of human volunteers were followed during the course of this research.