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Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT) : Modified Delphi Study

Reporting guideline provided for?
(i.e. exactly what the authors state in the paper)
Reporting exercise programs in clinical trials
Full bibliographic reference Slade SC, Dionne CE, Underwood M, Buchbinder R, Beck B, Bennell K, Brosseau L, Costa L, Cramp F, Cup E, Feehan L, Ferreira M, Forbes S, Glasziou P, Habets B, Harris S, Hay-Smith J, Hillier S, Hinman R, Holland A, Hondras M, Kelly G, Kent P, Lauret GJ, Long A, Maher C, Morso L, Osteras N, Peterson T, Quinlivan R, Rees K, Regnaux JP, Rietberg M, Saunders D, Skoetz N, Sogaard K, Takken T, van Tulder M, Voet N, Ward L, White C. Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT): Modified Delphi Study. Phys Ther. 2016;96(10):1514-1524.
Language English
PubMed ID 27149962
Explanation and elaboration papers
Slade SC, Dionne CE, Underwood M, Buchbinder R. Consensus on Exercise Reporting Template (CERT): Explanation and Elaboration Statement. Br J Sports Med. 2016. PMID: 27707738

Availability in additional languages The CERT Explanation and Elaboration Statement is also available in Italian (PDF).
Relevant more generic / specialised reporting guidelines
(i.e. main generic guideline or extension to a generic guideline)
Therapeutic exercise interventions: Page P, Hoogenboom B, Voight M.Improving the reporting of therapeutic exercise interventions in rehabilitation research. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2017;12(2):297-304. PMID: 28515984
Reporting guideline acronym CERT
Study design Clinical trials, Experimental studies
Clinical area Sport and exercise medicine
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Intervention (exposure)
Other Contextualisation guidance for using the CERT guideline to report pelvic floor muscle training studies has been developed. Read about CERT-PFMT:
Slade SC, Morris ME, Frawley H, Hay-Smith J. Comprehensive reporting of pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence: CERT-PFMT. Physiotherapy. 2021;112:103-112. PMID: 34062452

Record last updated on April 11, 2022


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