Table 3 Survey feedback from participants who attended the 2016 ISCoS SCI physical activity guideline workshop

From: Evidence-based scientific exercise guidelines for adults with spinal cord injury: an update and a new guideline

Question N % disagree or strongly disagree % neither agree nor disagree % agree or strongly agree Mean SD
Physical activity guidelines for people with SCI should be based on evidence from studies of people with SCI 30 10 3.3 86.7 4.27 1.23
Physical activity guidelines for people with SCI should be developed with the same rigor as pharmaceutical and other clinical practice guidelines 30 16.7 6.7 76.7 4.03 1.27
Physical activity guidelines for people with SCI should be based on the MINIMUM amount of activity needed to achieve health and fitness benefits 30 13.4 20.0 66.7 3.83 1.21
I intend to use the SCI physical activity guidelines in my clinical practice. 22 9.1 9.1 81.8 4.18 1.22
In my country, it is feasible to put SCI physical activity guidelines into practice 26 0.0 23.1 76.9 3.96 .66
It is important that SCI physical activity guidelines are consistent across countries 26 3.8 7.7 88.4 4.38 .80
  1. Responses were made on 5-point scales (1 = strongly disagree; 5 = strongly agree). N fluctuates because some participants declined to respond to some questions