Table 1. Study quality assessment of included studies using the tool for the assessment of study quality in exercise (TESTEX).
Study Eligibility Criteria specified RandomisationDetails Specified Allocation concealed Groups similar at baseline Assessors blinded Outcomes measures assessed >85% participants Intention to treat analysis Reporting between groupstatistical comparison Point measures & measuresof variability Activity monitoring incontrol group Relative exercise intensityconstant Exercise volume & Energyexpenditure Overall TESTEX (/15)
Chalmers 2016 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 11
Chen 2013 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 10
Guy 2016 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 10
Karlsen 2015 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 9
Kelly 2016 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 9
Lorenzo 2010 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 10
Nielsen 1993 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 11
Peterson 2010 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 10
Schmit 2017 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 9
Sunderland 2007 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 9
Willmott 2016 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 10