The local human research committee (HUFA PI-12/0023) approved the study project. The study was funded by a research project grant (FIS PI14/ 00364) from the Health Institute Carlos III (PN I+D+I 2014–2017; Spanish Government). The study was prospectively registered September 3, 2014 at www.clinicaltrials.gov(NCT02233660). The authors certify that they have no affiliations with or financial involvement in any organization or entity with a direct financial interest in the subject matter or materials discussed in the article.
Authors: César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, PT, PhD, DMSc, Joshua Cleland, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, María Palacios-Ceña, PT, Stella Fuensalida-Novo, PT, Juan A. Pareja, MD, PhD, Cristina Alonso-Blanco, PT, PhD