Table 2: Characteristics of excluded reviews (ordered by review author).

Review (author, year)Reason for exclusion

Alexander et al., 2008 [34]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Beddoe and Lee, 2008 [35]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Brotto et al., 2009 [36]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Burgess et al., 2011 [37]This study population includes children
Innes et al., 2005 [38]This study population includes children and healthy adults
Kozasa et al., 2010 [39]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Krisanaprakornkit et al., 2010 [40]This study population includes children
Lynton et al., 2007 [41]This study does not include a randomised control or controlled trial of yoga
Mehta and Sharma, 2010 [42]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Posadzki et al., 2011 [28]This study population includes children
Posadzki and Ernst, 2011 [43]This study population includes children
Shen and Nahas, 2009 [44]This study did not satisfy requirements of Oxman criteria of systematic review; no yoga interventions in a RCT/CT
Steurer-Stey et al., 2002 [45]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Towheed, 2005 [46]This study did not satisfy Oxman criteria of a systematic review
Vickers and Smith, 1997 [47]This study population includes children