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Table 1 Full Electronic Search Strategy for Medline

From: Childhood asthma and physical activity: a systematic review with meta-analysis and Graphic Appraisal Tool for Epidemiology assessment

Action Term
1 aasthma
2 abronchial hyperreactivity
3 abronchoconstriction
4 arespiratory hypersensitivity
5 arespiratory sounds
6 adyspnea
7 aasthma, exercise-induced
8 arespiratory function tests
9 aexercise test
10 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9
11 aphysical fitness
12 aexercise
13 aphysical exertion
14 11 or 12 or 13
15 10 and 14
16 Limit 15 to English language
17 Limit 16 to humans
18 Limit 17 to "all child (0 to 18 years)"
  1. aIndicates a focused search using medical subject heading (MeSH) terms. “Or” was used to combine related search terms. “And” was used to combine two sets of terms for asthma and physical activity