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Table 3 List of systematic reviews included in the WHO search update

From: 2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour for children and adolescents aged 5–17 years: summary of the evidence

Author, Year Behaviour Outcomes  
PA SB Physical fitness CM health Bone health Adiposity AEs Mental health Cognitive outcomes Prosocial behaviour Sleep duration and quality Number of included studies AMSTAR 2 rating
Bea, 2017 [25] X    X         13 Moderate
Belmon, 2019 [26]   X          X 45 Low
Cao, 2019 [27] X   X          17 Low
Collins, 2018 [28] X      X       18 Low
Eddolls, 2017 [29] X    X   X       13 Low
Errisuriz, 2018 [30] X   X    X       12 Critically Low
Fang, 2019 [31]   X     X       16 Low
Koedijk, 2017 [32]   X    X        17 Moderate
Krahenbühl, 2018 [33] X     X        21 Critically Low
Lee, 2018 [34] X      X       27 Critically Low
Marker, 2019 [35]   X     X       24 Low
Marques, 2018 [36] X         X    51 Moderate
Martin, 2017 [37] X      X    X    15 Moderate
Miguel-Berges, 2018 [38] X      X       36 Low
Mohammadi, 2019 [39] X X     X       17 Low
Pozuelo-Carrascosa, 2018 [40] X    X         19 Moderate
Singh, 2019 [41] X         X X   58 Critically Low
Skrede, 2019 [42] X X   X         30 Critically Low
Stanczykiewicz, 2019 [43]   X       X     31 Low
Verswijveren, 2018 [44] X    X         29 Moderate
Xue, 2019 [45] X         X    19 Low
  1. Table produced by WHO and part of the Evidence Profiles available as a web annex to the main guideline document [13]
  2. Abbreviations: AEs adverse effects, CM cardiometabolic, PA physical activity, SB sedentary behaviour