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Table 1 Sample Medline search strategy

From: E-health physical activity interventions and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity levels among working-age women: a systematic review protocol

1 (eHealth or e-Health).tw. (1900)
2 Cellular Phone/(4894)
3 Text Messaging/(675)`
4 Internet/ (52190)
5 ((cell* or mobile or smart) adj phone*).tw. (5330)
6 text messag*.tw. (1198)
7 (smartphone* or iPhone*).tw. (1420)
8 ((mobile or phone or iPhone or smartphone) adj2 (app or apps or application*)).tw. (1096)
9 internet.tw. (30384)
10 web-based.tw. (15811)
11 Computer-Assisted Instruction/(9671)
12 computer-tailored.tw. (223)
13 (mobile adj (health or tech* or device* or telephone*)).tw. (2114)
14 (exergam* or exer-gam*).tw. (112)
15 Wii.tw. (427)
16 ((fitness or activ* or exercis* or interactive) adj2 (videogam* or “video gam*” or gaming)).tw. (241)
17 Accelerometry/(1004)
18 acceleromet*.tw. (7922)
19 pedomet*.tw. (1671)
20 Electronic Mail/(1953)
21 (email* or e-mail* or “electronic mail*”).tw. (13868)
22 ((wearable* or wear-able*) adj3 (monitor* or sensor* or sensing or device* or tech*)).tw. (1434)
23 (activity adj (monitor or monitors or sensor*)).tw. (1458)
24 (motion adj (sensor* or monitor or monitors)).tw. (549)
25 fitbit.tw. (10)
26 activPal*.tw. (112)
27 MyFitnessPal.tw. (1)
28 NikeFuel.tw. (1)
29 Sensewear.tw. (196)
30 Omron.tw. (419)
31 m-health.tw. (120)
32 personal digital assistant*.tw. (941)
33 pda.tw. (6319)
34 Computers, Handheld/(2495)
35 telemedicine/(12203)
36 or/1-35 (132265)
37 Motor Activity/(83314)
38 exp Exercise/(126776)
39 Physical Fitness/(22843)
40 “Physical Education and Training”/(12094)
41 exp Exercise Therapy/(32132)
42 Movement/(62312)
43 Bicycling/(8022)
44 (physical* adj (activit* or exercise* or fitness)).tw. (77935)
45 ((fitness or exercise) adj (class* or course* or program* or training)).tw. (18953)
46 (“aerobic exercis*” or aerobics).tw. (5957)
47 (walk* or run* or bike or bicycl*).tw. (225182)
48 yoga.tw. (2202)
49 Yoga/(1637)
50 ((moderate or high or vigorous) adj “intensity activit*”).tw. (496)
51 (moderate-vigorous adj2 activit*).tw. (196)
52 (“moderate to vigorous” adj2 activit*).tw. (2113)
53 mvpa.tw. (1484)
54 exercise.ti. (79752)
55 or/37-54 (550499)
56 Intervention Studies/(7425)
57 intervention*.tw. (597146)
58 Program Evaluation/(47941)
59 evaluation studies/(204980)
60 Multicenter Study/(187025)
61 Observational Study/(5743)
62 (observational adj (study or studies)).tw. (50399)
63 Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic/(99016)
64 randomized controlled trial/(397704)
65 randomi?ed.tw. (405610)
66 exp Clinical Trials as Topic/(293501)
67 clinical trial/(500151)
68 controlled clinical trial/(90513)
69 (clinical adj trial*).tw. (233882)
70 case–control studies/(196739)
71 exp Cohort Studies/(1426840)
72 Meta-Analysis/(53863)
73 (meta-analysis or metaanalysis).tw. (60993)
74 “review”/(1969675)
75 (systematic adj (review$1 or overview$1)).tw. (61023)
76 or/56-75 (4795829)
77 36 and 55 and 76 (5733)