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Table 3 Methodological analysis of exergames in older adults by the PEDro sclale

From: Virtual reality using games for improving physical functioning in older adults: a systematic review

 Study Eligibility criteria Random allocation Concealed allocation Baseline comparability Blind subjects Blind therapists Blind assessors Adequate follow-up Intention-to-treat analysis Between-group comparisons Point estimates and variability Score
Bieryla & Dold[9] yes yes no yes no no no yes no yes yes 5
Duque et al.[12] yes yes no yes no no yes no no yes yes 5
Schoene et al.[13] yes yes yes yes no no yes yes no yes yes 7
Franco et al.[28] yes yes no yes no no no yes no yes yes 5
Jorgensen et al.[7] yes yes no yes no no yes yes yes yes yes 7
Laver et al.[29] yes yes yes yes no no yes yes yes yes yes 8
Maillot & Perrot[6] yes yes no yes no no no yes no yes yes 5
Pichierri et al.[30] yes yes no yes no no no no no yes yes 4
Pluchino et al.[10] yes yes yes yes no no no no no yes yes 5
Rendon et al.[8] yes yes no yes no no yes no yes yes yes 6
Toulotte et al.[31] yes yes yes yes no no no yes no no yes 5
Szturm et al.[11] yes yes yes yes no no yes yes no yes yes 7
Hagedorn & Holm[32] yes yes no yes no no no no no yes yes 4