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Table 1 Assessment of methodological quality for 23 studies retrieved examining KJLs in cutting tasks

From: Biomechanical Determinants of Knee Joint Loads Associated with Increased Anterior Cruciate Ligament Loading During Cutting: A Systematic Review and Technical Framework

Question Criteria Chaudhari et al. [55] Cortes et al. [47] David et al. [56] David et al. [57] Dempsey et al. [48] Dempsey et al. [31] Donnelly et al. [49] Fedie et al. [59] Havens et al. [34] Jamison et al. [40] Jamison et al. [35] Jamison et al. [50] Jones et al. [36] Jones et al. [58] Kristianslund et al. [61] McBurnie et al. [60] McLean et al. [51] Mornieux et al. [52] Sigward et al. [53] Sigward et al. [37] Vanrenterghem et al. [38] Weir et al. [54] Weltin et al. [41]
1 Power analysis was performed and justification of study sample size 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
2 Athlete demographics were clearly defined: gender, age, body height, and body mass at time of test 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3 Athlete characteristics were clearly defined: sport, experience or activity level and level of play 2 1 0 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2
4 Inclusion and exclusion criteria were clearly stated for athletes 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 2
5 Proper training and practice trials of the test were given to the athletes allowing for adequate familiarisation 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 2
6 Methods were described in great detail to allow replication of the test. Testing devices, n of trials, n and duration of rest, speed, angle of COD 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
7 Test-retest reliability of measurement device reported 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
8 Outcome variables clearly defined 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
9 Statistical analyses were appropriate 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2
  Total score (maximum 18) 11 14 7 12 13 14 11 15 13 13 6 10 11 11 11 16 11 12 12 14 11 10 15