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oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - A profile of biokinetic services in South Africa from 1988 to 1991

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-5163

 

Abstract

A survey was undertaken to establish the nature and extent of Biokinetics services in the Republic of South Africa for the years 1988-1991. Questionnaires were sent to all Biokinetic centres and practices. The results show that Biokineticists willing to enter full time practice (as opposed to those working part-time) increased from 45% in 1988 to 73% in 1991. A growing trend in patient numbers was also experienced i.e. from 5 736 (286/centre) in 1988 to 11 241 (750/centre) in 1991. Of the patients seen by Biokineticists, 41% were referred by other medical disciplines.

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1994-11-01
2016-12-10

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