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Table 5 Assessment of study quality

From: The Influence of Exercise-Induced Fatigue on Inter-Limb Asymmetries: a Systematic Review

Criteria Item Bell et al. [7] Bishop et al. [30] Bishop et al. [38] Bromley et al. [16] Delextrat et al. [37] Girard et al. [20] Hanley and Tucker [31] Hodges et al. [32] Jordan et al. [21] Mattes and Wolf [33] Radzak et al. [35] Tucker and Hanley [34] Webster et al. [36]
1 Inclusion criteria stated 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 2
2 Subjects assigned appropriately 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3 Procedures described 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
4 Dependent variables defined 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
5 Assessments practical 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
6 Training duration practical (acute vs. long term) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
7 Statistics appropriate 2 2 2 2 2a 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
8 Results detailed (mean, standard deviation, percent change, effect size) 1 1 0 1 2a 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1
9 Conclusions insightful (clear, practical application, future directions) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1
Total score 17 17 16 17 17 15 15 16 15 17 17 14 16
  1. aValues calculated post-hoc by the authors