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PhysioSurveys for Research

PhysioSurveys - The online survey tool for Nigerian PhysiotherapistsThe Nigeria Physiotherapy Network is please to make available to colleagues around the world this important research tool for creating online surveys. We call this PhysioSurveys. This invaluable online tool for research is based on the opensource codes of LimeSurvey.

We hope that colleagues in Nigeria and around the world will transit from administering paper surveys/questionnaires to online administration of surveys where applicable. Please take advantage of this invaluable online resource.

We also hope that this will enhance research collaboration with colleagues around the world. We are committed to making the PhysioWorld a global online village.

How to Set up an Online Survey
  1. Request a PhysioSurveys User account by sending an email request to surveys@nigeriaphysio.net
  2. In the Email, State your full names, affiliations, and title of your online survey.
  3. Once the information is received, a user account will be set up for you, and you can thereafter start using the online survey instrument
How to Use PhysioSurveys Online Tool
  1. Online documentation is available at: http://www.nigeriaphysio.net/ptsurveyshelp
  2. Online Video Tutorials available at: http://www.nigeriaphysio.net/index.php?section=podcast&&cid=10
Features of PhysioSurveys include:
  • Unlimited number of surveys at the same time
  • Unlimited number of questions in a survey
  • Unlimited number of participants to a survey
  • Multi-Lingual Surveys
  • 20 different question types with more to come
  • Integration of pictures and movies into a survey
  • Creation of a printable survey version
  • Conditions for questions depending on earlier answers (Skip Logic / Branching)
  • Re-usable editable answer sets
  • Ready-made importable questions
  • Assessment surveys
  • Anonymous and Not-Anonymous survey
  • Open and closed group of participant surveys
  • Optional public registration for surveys
  • Sending of invitations, reminders and tokens by email
  • Option for participants to buffer answers to continue survey at a later time
  • Cookie or session based surveys
  • Extended and user-friendly administration interface
  • Back-office data entry possibility
  • Survey expiry dates for automation
  • Enhanced import and export functions to text, CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, queXML and MS Excel format
  • Basic statistical and graphical analysis with export facility to statistical softwares such as SPSS/PASW
  • Screen Reader Accessiblity
  • W3C compliance

Emmanuel B. John, PT, PhD
Executive Director
Nigeria Physiotherapy Network