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Table 1 Search Strategy in Medline

From: Utilising active play interventions to promote physical activity and improve fundamental movement skills in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

child*.tw.
(boy* or girl*).tw.
youth*.tw.
(pupil* or student* or schoolchild* or primar*).tw.
(young adj2 (person* or people)).tw.
Elementary*.tw.
Kindergarten*.tw.
Grade*.tw.
1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9
“Play and Playthings”/
“active play*”.tw.
(outdoor adj2 play*).tw.
“outdoor play*”.tw.
“physically active play*”.tw.
physical* activ* play*.tw.
(outdoor adj2 activ* adj2 play*).tw.
(unstruct* adj2 activ*).tw.
“playground”.tw.
“recess”.tw.
(recreation* adj1 activ*).tw.
(activ* adj2 free adj2 play).tw.
“active free play*”.tw.
“physical play”.tw.
playground*.tw.
Parks, Recreational/
11 or 12 or 13 or 14 or 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20 or 21 or 22 or 23 or 24 or 25 or 26
Randomized Controlled Trial/
Control Groups/
compar*.tw.
Control*.tw.
(control* adj1 trial*).tw.
“random* cont*”.tw.
allocat*.tw.
28 or 29 or 30 or 31 or 32 or 33 or 34
Exercise/
(physical* adj2 activ*).tw.
exercis*.tw.
(physic* adj2 fitness).tw.
(physic* adj2 endurance).tw.
(physical activity adj2 (level* or intensit* or energy expenditure)).tw.
“MVPA”.tw.
moderate-to-vigorous.tw.
“moderate to vigorous”.tw.
fitness.tw.
physical* activ*.tw.
(cardio adj2 respiratory adj2 fitness).tw.
Motor Activity/
“fundamental movement skill*”.tw.
movement skills.tw.
(motor adj2 skills).tw.
(gross adj2 motor adj2 development).tw.
(motor adj2 development).tw.
“gross motor skill*”.tw.
(Motor adj2 compet*).tw.
(Motor adj2 develop*).tw.
(motor adj2 proficiency).tw.
Locomotor.tw.
object control.tw.
(movement adj2 compet*).tw.
Cognition/
learning.tw.
“executive function*”.tw.
(cognitive adj2 performance).tw.
“inhibition”.tw.
(working adj2 memory).tw.
“memory”.tw.
(self adj2 regulation).tw.
“self-regulation”.tw.
behav*.tw.
“attainment”.tw.
“Weights and Measures”/
Body Weight/
(body adj2 mass adj2 index).tw.
“body mass index”.tw.
BMI.tw.
(weight adj2 status).tw.
(overweight or obesity).tw.
Adiposity.tw.
Fat.tw.
36 or 37 or 38 or 39 or 40 or 41 or 42 or 43 or 44 or 45 or 46 or 47 or 48 or 49 or 50 or 51 or 52 or 53 or 54 or 55 or 56 or 57 or 58 or 59 or 60 or 61 or 62 or 63 or 64 or 65 or 66 or 67 or 68 or 69 or 70 or 71 or 72 or 73 or 74 or 75 or 76 or 77 or 78 or 79 or 80
10 and 27 and 35 and 81
limit 82 to yr. = “2000 -Current”
limit 83 to English language