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Table 5 Methodological quality of included studies and levels of evidence for quality of measurement property

From: Measurement properties of the upright motor control test for adults with stroke: a systematic review

Study Hypothesis testing (Construct validity) Criterion validity Reliability Responsiveness
Joa et al. [43]   Fair / ++   
Perry et al. [44]   Fair / ++   
Mercer et al. [45] Fair / -    
Level of evidence Limited Moderate   
  1. Level of evidence [41]: Strong = consistent findings in multiple studies of good methodological quality OR in one study of excellent; Moderate = consistent findings in multiple studies of fair methodological quality OR in one study of good methodological quality; Limited = one study of fair methodological quality methodological quality; Conflicting = Conflicting findings; Unknown = Only studies of poor methodological quality
  2. + positive rating, ? indeterminate rating, − negative rating