CRBS Use and Citation Information

You are welcome to use the CRBS. We would be appreciative to receive an e-mail should you administer the CRBS for research and/or clinical purposes. This will aid us to continue to monitor its properties, and potentially determine cross-cultural and international norms.
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We also welcome translation requests (see available translations first), and opportunities to collaborate to mitigate identified barriers.

A revised version of the scale is under psychometric validation. The English CRBS-R is available here.

There is a self-report version of the scale available for patients (inpatients or outpatients) available here, with potential mitigation strategies for top barriers:

Please cite the following reference if you use the scale:
Shanmugasegaram, S.*, Gagliese, L., Oh, P., Stewart, D.E., Brister, S., Chan, V., & Grace, S.L. (2012). Psychometric validation of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Barriers Scale. Clinical Rehabilitation, 26(2): 152-164. February. Doi: 10.1177/02692155111410579.

We would welcome the opportunity to share any publications or other outputs from your work using the CRBS on this website.