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Table 1 Study quality of included trials according to a modified PEDro scale

From: Exercise or physical activity and cognitive function in adults with type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance: a systematic review

Criterion Watson
et al.
2006 [35]
Colberg
et al.
2008 [36]
Devore
et al.
2009 [37]
Baker
et al.
2010 [38]
Yanagawa
et al.
2011 [39]
Lehtisalo
et al.
2016 [40]
Study Design RCT CS CS LS RCT NRCT RCT
Eligibility Criteria Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Random allocation Y N/A N/A N/A Y N Y
Concealed allocation N N/A N/A N/A N N N
Group baseline similarity Y N N N Y Y Y
Blinding of subjects N N/A N/A N/A N N N
Blinding of therapists N N/A N/A N/A Y N N
Blinding of assessors N N/A N/A N/A N N N
Measures of one key outcome in at least 85% of participants Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
At least one key outcomes analyzed with ‘intention to treat’ N N N N Y N N
Point measures, and measures of variability for at least one key outcome Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Between group statistical comparisons reported for at least one key outcome Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Full supervision of exercise intervention Y N N N Y Y Y
Final score (/ 12) 7 4 4 4 9 6 7
  1. Points are only awarded when a criterion is clearly satisfied within a modified PEDro Scale. PEDro Scale Physiotherapy Evidence Database Scale, CS cross-sectional study, PS prospective study, RCT randomized controlled trial, NRCT non-randomized controlled trial, N/A, not applicable, Y = 1 N or N/A = 0
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