Skip to main content

Table 2 Quality assessment of included studies according to PEDro scale

From: The effects of cognitive-motor training interventions on executive functions in older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Quality criteria Quality Score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Ansai [25] x x x x 4
Azadian [26] x x x x x x 6
Bacha [32] x x x x x x x 7
Bisson [44] x x x x 4
Chuang [45] x x x x x x 6
Eggenberger 2015 [27] x x x x x x (x) x 7
Eggenberger 2016 [33] x x x x x x x x 8
Falbo [15] x x x x 4
Hars [34] x x x x x x x 7
Heiden [46] x (x) x x 3
Hiyamizu [35] x x (x) (x) x x x 5
Kayama [28] x x (x) x 3
Kitazawa [36] x (x) x x x x x 6
MacLean [37] x x x x x x 6
Maillot [29] x x x x x x 6
Morita [47] x x x x x x 6
Nishiguchi [38] x x (x) x x x x x 7
Ordnung [30] x x x x x x x 7
Schaettin 2016 [39] x x x x x x x x 8
Schoene 2013 [31] x x x _ x x x x 7
Schoene 2015 [40] x x (x) x x x (x) x x x 8
Theill [48] x x x 3
Wollesen 2017a [41] x x x x x x x 7
Wollesen 2017b [42] x x x x x x x 7
You [43] x (x) x x x (x) x 5
  1. Legend: 1 - eligibility criteria were specified. 2 - participants were randomly allocated to groups. 3 - allocation was concealed. “4 - the groups were similar at baseline regarding the most important prognostic indicators”. 5 - there was blinding of all participants. 6 - there was blinding of all therapists who administered the therapy. 7 - there was blinding of all assessors who measured at least one key outcome. “8 - measures of at least one key outcome were obtained from more than 85% of the participants initially allocated to groups”. “9 - all participants for whom outcome measures were available received the treatment or control condition as allocated or, where this was not the case, data for at least one key outcome was analyzed by “intention to treat””. “10 - the results of between-group statistical comparisons are reported for at least one key outcome”. “11 - the study provides both point measures and measures of variability for at least one key outcome”. x – “yes” score.. “-” – “no” score. (x)- undertaken with general remarks
\