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Table 1 Structure of the online questionnaire. Refer to Additional file 1 for the specific questions (indicated by Qx)

From: Technology-aided assessments of sensorimotor function: current use, barriers and future directions in the view of different stakeholders

Section Target professional background Topics covered
Section I Demographics All • Gender (Q1)
• Location (Q2)
• Categorization: Patient/Non-patient (Q3)
• Years of experience in rehabilitation (Q4)
• Exposure to technology-aided assessments (Q5)
• Profession (Q6)
Section II 1 Profession-specific questions Clinicians • Work environment & experience with technology (Q7-Q8)
• Frequency of assessments with and without technology (Q9-Q11)
• Interaction with engineers (Q12)
Engineers (research or medical industry) • Familiarity with different technologies (Q13)
• Interaction with clinicians and patients (Q14-Q15)
• Perceptions about routine assessments (Q16)
Neuroscientists • Interaction with clinicians and patients (Q24-Q25)
• Perceptions about routine assessments (Q26-Q26)
• Perceptions about using neuroscience paradigms as clinical assessments (Q27-Q28)
Hospital/clinic administrators • Use of technology for rehabilitation and assessments (Q29-Q30)
• Frequency of assessments in their institution (Q31)
Medical Industry (non-engineering positions) • Type of technology provided (Q32)
• Market for technology-based assessments (Q33; Q35-Q36)
• Effort put into technology-based assessments (Q34)
Patients • Rehabilitation environment (Q17)
• Frequency of assessments with and without technology (Q18-Q19)
• Perceived value of assessments (Q20)
• Knowledge of results (Q21)
• Types of technologies used (Q22-Q23)
Section III Motivators, barriers and opinions on the future of technology-aided assessments All • Duration of ideal assessment (Q37)
• Motivators for routine assessments with and without technology (Q38)
• Level of detail required for different assessment purposes (Q39)
• Major bottlenecks in technology-based assessments (Q40-Q41)
• Focus for the next 5 years to promote technology-based assessments (Q42)
• Open questions/comments (Q43-Q45)
  1. 1Respondents that selected Policy maker, Insurance representative, or Other (free text) as their profession did not complete Section II