From: Comparing lumbo-pelvic kinematics in people with and without back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Quality assessment domains
Percentage of studies scoring yes
Was the study population adequately described?
Where both groups drawn from the same population?
Were both groups comparable for age, sex, BMI/weight
Was pain intensity and/or activity limitation described for LBP group?
Was an attempt made to define back pain characteristics?
Measurement and outcome bias
Did the method description enable accurate replication of the measurement procedures
Was the measurement instrument adequately described?
Was a system for standardising movement instructions reported?
Were assessors trained in standardised measurement procedure?
Did the same assessors test those with and without back pain
Were assessors blinded as to which group subjects were in?
Was the same assessment procedure applied to those with and without back pain?
Were between-group statistical comparisons reported for at least one key outcome