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the quality of being authentic

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the quality of being valid and rigorous

the quality of having legal force or effectiveness

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the property of being strong and healthy in constitution

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The quality of available evidence overall was of poor to moderate quality according to the Downs and Black criteria; and therefore further research of higher methodological quality is required before strong recommendations can be made regarding the effect of aquatic-based exercise on exercise tolerance and HRQOL in patients with stable CHF.
Contents Introduction Methods Database and search strategies Inclusion criteria Data extraction and quality assessment Data synthesis Results Description of included trials Methodological quality of included trials Effect of the interventions Publication bias Adverse effect Discussion Conclusion Conflict of interest References
Regardless of whether methodological quality influenced the findings associated with immediate posttest results, low-risk students exposed to treatment were found to have lower levels of anxiety at follow-up data collection periods occurring within 12-months of program completion than students not exposed to treatment.
However, the biggest obstacle for generating high-quality, clinically useful diagnostic reviews is the poor methodological quality of the existing body of diagnostic accuracy studies reported in the literature.
The first author re-appraised the included studies for evidence a third time with the criteria as recommended by the American Dietetic Association evidence analysis manual (ADA 2005:26-33; ADA 2008:42-46), to confirm methodological quality ratings and to check consistency in ratings of included studies for data extraction and analysis of evidence.
2007) developed the Medical Education Research Study Quality Instrument (MERSQI) to measure the methodological quality of educational research.
A common feature of a systematic review is formal assessment of the methodological quality of the individual studies that it includes.
For example, Fink explains the importance of how methodological quality indicates how well a study has met its goals, regarding its design and implementation.
MAIN RESULTS: Five studies met inclusion criteria for the review, however, methodological quality was highly variable.
A more significant consequence of not publishing these works in scientific journals is that most of the studies have not survived a critical peer review Thus, the methodological quality of much of this literature is either weak or unknown (Arthur 2001; Myers 1984; Pompe and Sharar 2008).
Included studies were assessed by two independent reviewers for methodological quality prior to inclusion in the review using an appraisal checklist developed for the review based on the reviews of Zwakhalen et al to evaluate validity, reliability and feasibility.
Only one of these publications met all three key methodological quality criteria appropriate for meta-analyses (20).