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Table 3 Methodological quality of included scoliosis-specific exercise studies

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

Studies Score Eligibility Random allocation Concealed allocation Baseline measure Blind subjects Blind therapist Blind assessor Adequate follow up Intention to treat Between group comparisons Point Estimate of Variability
Monticone et al 9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Negrini 2006a [28] 3 No No No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes
Negrini 2006b [29] 3 No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes
Negrini 2008 [9] 3 Yes No Yes No No No No Yes No Yes No
Noh et al 7 Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kuru 2015 7 Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zaina et al 5 Yes No No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Schreiber 2016 [26] 8 Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes