Table 2

Methodological quality assessment scores of each study
Question Scoring criteria Assad et al.[25] Zettergren et al.[22] Pompeu et al.[21] Mendes et al.[20] Esculier et al.[19] Mhatre et al.[23] Hertz et al.[24]
Inclusion/exclusion criteria detailed 1 = yes; .5 = yes lacking detail; 0 = no 0 1 1 1 .5 1 1
Participant characteristics detailed Number 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Age 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sex 1 1 0 0 1 1 1
Disease severity .5 0 1 1 1 1 1
Sample size justified 1 = yes; 0 = no 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Randomisation explained 1 = yes; .5 = yes lacking detail; 0 = no na na 1 na na na na
Research design clearly stated 1 = yes; .5 = yes lacking detail; 0 = no .5 1 1 1 1 1 0
Exergaming sessions explained 1 = yes; .5 = yes lacking detail; 0 = no .5 1 1 1 1 1 1
Baseline and post test data presented 1 = yes; .5 = yes lacking detail; 0 = no .5 1 1 1 1 1 1

na = indicates not applicable.

Barry et al.

Barry et al. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2014 11:33   doi:10.1186/1743-0003-11-33

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