Table 3

Reasons for exclusion of non-relevant soccer articles

Reasons for exclusion of non-relevant soccer articlesNo from computer searchingNo from hand searching
Potentially relevant articles377
Relevant articles41
Non-relevant articles336
Research topic not addressed4
Different sport/recreation area31
Intervention type criteria not met141
Outcome measure criteria not met4
Methods—no comparative measures2
Biomechanical studies53
Other reason (duplicate)11