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Table 1 General characteristics of included meta-analyses

From: Effects of exercise on depressive symptoms in adults with arthritis and other rheumatic disease: a systematic review of meta-analyses

Reference Year Studies Participants Interventions
Busch et al.[30] 2007 6 294 primarily women (154 exercise, 137 control), all with fibromyalgia, 33–50 years of age X ¯ ± SD , 41.1 ± 5.2 Supervised/unsupervised aerobic and strength training interventions lasting 6 to 23 weeks X ¯ ± SD , 14 ± 7 weeks , frequency (2-5x week), duration (18–90 minutes per session), intensity (aerobic, 40% -75% HRR; strength, 40%-80% 1RM)
Hauser et al.[37] 2010 18 870 primarily women (456 exercise, 414 control), all with fibromyalgia, 35–56 years of age X ¯ ± SD , 46.6 ± 5.2 Supervised/unsupervised aerobic exercise lasting 6–26 weeks X ¯ ± SD , 13 ± 6 , frequency 1 - 7 x week , X ¯ ± SD , 3 ± 1 , duration 15 - 45 minutes per session , X ¯ ± SD , 31 ± 10 , intensity (40%-85% MHR), compliance 38 % - 92 % , X ¯ ± SD , 62 ± 19
  1. Notes: X ¯ ± SD , mean ± standard deviation; HRR, heart rate reserve; RM, repetition maximum, MHR, maximum heart rate; Description of meta-analyses limited to those related to depressive symptoms as the outcome; Data presented limited to that which was reported or could be calculated from reported data.