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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 624830, 5 pages
Research Article

The Association between Databases for Indexing Studies Intended for an Exercise Meta-Analysis of Arthritis Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analytic Research Group, School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506-9190, USA

Received 26 May 2012; Accepted 4 July 2012

Academic Editor: Ruben Burgos-Vargas

Copyright © 2012 George A. Kelley and Kristi S. Kelley. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplement 1: This supplement lists the user queries used for each database. With the exception of EMBASE, initial searches were conducted by the second author. For EMBASE, the initial search was conducted by an expert on exercise and arthritis (Dr. Jennifer Hootman, personal communication, January 22, 2008).

Supplement 2: This supplement provides the references for initial and follow-up searches for all included studies.

Supplement 3: This supplement provides the database indexing for each article from each database.

  1. Supplementary Material