Journal article

Australian adults expect physiotherapists to provide physical activity advice: a survey

Breanne Kunstler, Rachel Fuller, Simon Pervan, Mark Merolli

Journal of Physiotherapy | AUSTRALIAN PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOC | Published : 2019

Abstract

QUESTIONS: Do Australian adults think that physiotherapists are likely to provide physical activity (PA) advice, general health advice, and physical interventions? Do Australian adults think it is important for physiotherapists to provide each of these services? What factors are associated with adults' expectations of receiving these services from physiotherapists? DESIGN: Online nationwide cross-sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS: Australian adults aged < 18 years who have or have not had a physiotherapy appointment before. OUTCOME MEASURES: The survey instrument included questions asking respondents if it was both important and likely that a physiotherapist would provide services pertaining to..

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