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RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 118-122


Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities

Momal Khan, Umer Maqsood, Nadia Saleem, Tahir Mahmood, Hafiz Sheraz Arshad.

Abstract
Objective: To determine knowledge/Experience, attitudes and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students in extracurricular research activity.
Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional study was done from April to October 2019 using convenient sampling technique. All Postgraduate Physiotherapy Students graduated within 2 to 5 years, both genders, currently working in health care management were enrolled. A self-made questionnaire was distributed among 163 students online/manually in Lahore and Islamabad Universities. The validity of the questionnaire is 0.92. The data were analyzed using SPSS Version 20.
Results: Majority of participants had knowledge and positive attitude toward extracurricular research activities. Approximately 68% of the students were aware of extracurricular research while others stayed neutral. The major barriers which were faced in research activities were unavailability of mentors (73.6%), and lack of time (61.3%).
Conclusion: Majority of participants had knowledge and positive attitude towards extracurricular research activities.

Key words: : Attitude, barriers, extracurricular.


 
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Khan M, Maqsood U, Saleem N, Mahmood T, Arshad HS. Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 118-122.


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Khan M, Maqsood U, Saleem N, Mahmood T, Arshad HS. Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=17401 [Access: March 19, 2021].


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Khan M, Maqsood U, Saleem N, Mahmood T, Arshad HS. Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. RMJ. 2021; 46(1): 118-122.



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Khan M, Maqsood U, Saleem N, Mahmood T, Arshad HS. Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. RMJ. (2021), [cited March 19, 2021]; 46(1): 118-122.



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Khan, M., Maqsood, . U., Saleem, . N., Mahmood, . T. & Arshad, . H. S. (2021) Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. RMJ, 46 (1), 118-122.



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Khan, Momal, Umer Maqsood, Nadia Saleem, Tahir Mahmood, and Hafiz Sheraz Arshad. 2021. Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 118-122.



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Khan, Momal, Umer Maqsood, Nadia Saleem, Tahir Mahmood, and Hafiz Sheraz Arshad. "Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 118-122.



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Khan, Momal, Umer Maqsood, Nadia Saleem, Tahir Mahmood, and Hafiz Sheraz Arshad. "Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities." Rawal Medical Journal 46.1 (2021), 118-122. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Khan, M., Maqsood, . U., Saleem, . N., Mahmood, . T. & Arshad, . H. S. (2021) Knowledge, experience, attitude and barriers of postgraduate physiotherapy students toward extracurricular research activities. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (1), 118-122.








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