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Table 1 Qualitative assessment criteria utilised in the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) for qualitative methodologies [24]

From: Overweight and obese adolescents: what turns them off physical activity?

Screening questions Clear statement of research aims
Appropriateness of qualitative methodology
Research design Justification for research design
Sampling Explanation and justification for recruitment of participants
Data collection Transparency and justification in relation to data collection methods
Reflexivity Specification of relationship between researcher and participants
Ethics Evidence of informed consent and ethical approval
Data Analysis Explanation and evidence of rigor in the process of data analysis
Findings Explicitness of findings and consideration to credibility of findings
Value of research Contribution to knowledge and transferability of findings