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Table 2 Description and methodological approach of studies included in the review

From: Effect of children's shoes on gait: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Design Sample size Participants Gait type Shoe conditions Outcome measure/s
Alcantara et al. [21] Randomised repeated measures 8 4 girls and 4 boys, aged 7 to 14 years, mean age 10 years run barefoot/athletic/walking/walking Kinetics
Kristen et al. [15] Repeated measures 30 1.8-4.8 years walk barefoot/walking Spatio-temporal, kinetics
Lieberman et al. [25] Repeated measures 17 10 boys, 7 girls mean age 15 years run barefoot/unknown Spatio- temporal kinematics,
Lythgo et al. [7] Repeated measures 898 52% boys, aged 5-12 years walk barefoot/athletic Spatio-temporal
Moreno-Hernandez et al.[10] Repeated measures 61 31 girls, 30 boys, aged 10-13 years, walk barefoot/unknown Spatio-temporal
Mueller et al. [22] Randomised repeated measures 234 2-15 years, mean age 7.7 years treadmill walk barefoot/unknown Electromyography
Oeffinger et al. [9] Randomised repeated measures 14 8 females, 6 males aged 7-14 years walk barefoot/athletic Spatio-temporal, kinematics
Tazuke [26] Repeated measures 4 3 girls, 1 boy aged 8-13 years, mean age 10 years run barefoot/unknown Spatio-temporal, kinematics
Wegener et al. [23] Randomised repeated measures 20 8 girls, 12 boys aged 6-13 years, mean age 9 years walk barefoot/Oxford shoe Spatio-temporal, kinematics
Wilkinson et al. [20] Randomised repeated measures 31 17 girls, 14 boys, aged 1.1-2.7 years, mean age 1.6 years walk barefoot/athletic/Oxford shoe Spatio-temporal, kinematics
Wolf et al. [8] Repeated measures 18 8 girls, 10 boys aged 6-10 years, mean age 8 years walk barefoot/walking/flexible walking Spatio-temporal, kinematics