Copyright and permission to use COSMIN materials
We are happy to share all COSMIN materials. We allow you to use the COSMIN materials in your own publications or for eductional purposes. However, if you use the COSMIN taxonomy or table of definitions, you need to ask permission to the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, as they hold the copyright. Also, you are required to cite the following article:
Mokkink LB, Terwee CB, Patrick DL, Alonso J, Stratford PW, Knol DL, Bouter LM, de Vet HCW. International consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties: results of the COSMIN study. J Clin Epidemiol 2010;63:737-745.
If you want to reproduce the Table with criteria for good measurement properties, published in this paper below, you also need to ask permission to the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, as they hold the copyright. Also, you are required to cite the article below.
Terwee CB, Bot SDM, de Boer MR, van der Windt DAWM, Knol DL, Dekker J, Bouter LM, de Vet HCW. Quality criteria were proposed for measurement properties of health status questionnaires. J Clin Epidemiol 2007;60:34-42