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Table 1 The AMSTAR check list for methodological assessment.

From: Exercise therapy for bone and muscle health: an overview of systematic reviews

No Item
1 Was an 'a priori' design provided?
2 Was there duplicate study selection and data extraction?
3 Was a comprehensive literature search performed?
4 Was the status of publication (that is, 'gray' literature) used as an inclusion criterion?
5 Was a list of studies (included and excluded) provided?
6 Were the characteristics of the included studies provided?
7 Was the scientific quality of the included studies assessed and documented?
8 Was the scientific quality of the included studies used appropriately in formulating conclusions?
9 Were the methods used to combine the findings of studies appropriate?
10 Was the likelihood of publication bias assessed?
11 Were potential conflicts of interest included?