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Table 1 Included scoliosis-specific exercise studies

From: Review of scoliosis-specific exercise methods used to correct adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Article Exercise method Patient number Average patient age Outcomes measured Comparison group Treatment length (days)
Schreiber et al. (2016) [26] Schroth method 25 13.5 Cobb angles, ATR, SRS-22 Standard of care (n = 25) 180
Kuru et al. (2015) Schroth method 15 13.0 Cobb angles, ATR, SRS-23 HEP (n = 15), no treatment (n = 15) 42
Zaina et al. (2009) [30] SEAS 14 14 ± 1.0 Cobb angles, ATR Supervised exercise group (n = 29) 980
Negrini et al. (2008) [31] SEAS 35 14.3 ± 1.9 Cobb angles, ATR, # of braced patients Standard of care (n = 39) Not reported
Negrini et al. (2006; page 519) [29] SEAS 2.0 40 13.3 ± 2.1 Cobb angles, ATR Supervised exercise group (n = 70) 147
Negrini et al. (2006; page 523) [29] SEAS 2.0 23 12.7 ± 2.2 Cobb angles, ATR Supervised exercise group (n = 25) 364
Monticone et al. (2014) [16] SEAS (self-correction) 52 12.5 ± 1.1 Cobb angles, ATR, SRS-22 Supervised exercise group (n = 51) 1638
Noh et al. (2014) [19] SEAS (self-correction) 16 13.2 Cobb angles, SRS-22 Supervised exercise group (n = 16) 119
  1. Abbreviations: HEP home exercise program, ATR axial trunk rotation, SEAS Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis, SRS Scoliosis Research Society Questionnaire, VC vital capacity