Table 1

Demographic information of respondents.

CategoryN (% of respondents)*
Region
 Atlantic Canada62
 Central Canada457
 Western Canada362
 Northern Canada3
 Non-resident of Canada27
Age
 ≤30274
 31–50473
 ≥51164
Years experience
 ≤5239
 6–10248
 11–20249
 ≥21175
Stakeholder groups
 Non-clinicians
  AthletesCAN (Athletes)88
  Coaching Association of Canada (Coaches)41
  Canadian Soccer Association13
  Canada Games Association21
  Canadian Olympic Committee12
Clinicians
 Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Sport medicine physicians (n=484)181 (37.4)
 Sport Physiotherapy Canada
 Sport physiotherapists (n=1320)155 (11.7)
 Students (1350)5 (0.4)
 Canadian Athletic Therapy Association
 Athletic therapists (n=1206)
304 (25.2)
 Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences Canada
 Sport chiropractors (n=221)
53 (24.0)
 Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association
 Sport massage therapists (n=150)
38 (25.3)
  • For the clinician stakeholder groups, the percent of respondents is based on the number of members sent the survey (provided in ‘Category’ column). This was not possible for the non-clinician stakeholder groups (see text for details).