Table 2

Reasons for exclusion of studies.

Study

Reason for study exclusion


Tropp et al. 1985

Ankle discs, orthoses used

Caraffa et al. 1996

Balance boards used

Bahr et al. 1997

Balance boards used

Hewett et al. 1999

Wobble boards used

Wedderkopp et al. 1999

Ankle discs used

Heidt et al. 2000

Treadmill sessions implemented

Söderman et al. 2000

Wobble boards used

Junge et al. 2002

Not detailed enough for replication

Kaminski et al. 2003

Injury prevention not the primary outcome

Stasinopoulos et al. 2004

Orthoses, balance boards used

Verhagen et al. 2004

Wobble boards used

Olsen et al. 2005

Wobble boards used

Garrick et al. 2005

Wobble boards used

Peterson et al. 2005

Balance boards used

Verhagen et al. 2005

Injury prevention not the primary outcome

McKuine et al. 2006

Wobble boards used

Mykleburst et al. 2007

Lack of control group, mats and balance boards used

Mohammadi et al. 2007

Orthoses, ankle weights, resistance bands, wobble boards used

McHugh et al. 2007

Foam stability pad used

Emery et al. 2007

Wobble boards used

Pasanen et al. 2008

Wobble boards used

Hupperets et al. 2008

Wobble boards used

Steffen et al. 2008

Injury prevention not the primary outcome

Hupperets et al. 2009

Balance boards used

Kraemer et al. 2009

Balance boards used

Lim et al. 2009

Injury prevention not the primary outcome

Eils et al. 2010

Wobble boards used

Eisen et al. 2010

Injury prevention not the primary outcome

Emery et al. 2010

Wobble boards used

Parkkari et al. 2011

Sticks used as part of a training approach


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