Funding for this research was provided by:
Nationaal Regieorgaan Praktijkgericht Onderzoek SIA (PRJ006137)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-24
Received: 24 September 2019
Accepted: 11 February 2020
First Online: 24 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The research project in which the present study is embedded was reviewed by the ethical committee of HAN University of Applied Sciences (reference number: EACO 141.01/19). Based on the Dutch Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Act (Dutch acronym: WMO), they determined that the research activities meet the requirements for exemption from METC review under the WMO. Participating physiotherapists provided web-based consent to participate in this survey study. All surveys were completed fully anonymous.
: The corresponding author (JK) is an Associate Editor of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, while one co-author (JBS) is Section Editor of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.