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Table 1 Search terms to be used to search MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, Cochrane, LILACS, and PEDro databases

From: Effect of isometric exercise on blood pressure in prehypertensive and hypertensive individuals: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

MEDLINE (PubMed)
Hypertension: (blood pressure, high OR blood pressures, high OR high blood pressure OR high blood pressures OR pre hypertension OR prehypertension OR pre hypertension OR prehypertension) AND
Exercise: (exercise OR exercises, isometric OR isometric exercises OR warm-up exercise OR exercise, warm-up OR exercises, warm-up OR warm up exercise OR warm-up exercises OR exercise, aerobic OR aerobic exercises OR exercises, aerobic OR aerobic exercise OR endurance, physical OR endurance, physical OR physical endurance OR training, resistance OR strength training OR training, strength OR weight-lifting OR strengthening program OR strengthening program, weight-lifting OR strengthening programs, weight-lifting OR weight lifting strengthening program OR weight-lifting strengthening programs OR weight-lifting exercise program OR exercise program, weight-lifting OR exercise programs, weight-lifting OR weight lifting exercise program OR weight-lifting exercise programs OR weight-bearing strengthening program OR strengthening program, weight-bearing OR strengthening programs, weight-bearing OR weight bearing strengthening program OR weight-bearing strengthening programs OR weight-bearing exercise program OR exercise program, weight-bearing OR exercise programs, weight-bearing OR weight bearing exercise program OR weight-bearing exercise programs OR activities, motor OR activity, motor OR motor activities OR physical activity OR activities, physical OR activity, physical OR physical activities OR locomotor activity OR activities, locomotor OR activity, locomotor OR locomotor activities) AND
Blood Pressure: (Pressure, Blood OR Diastolic Pressure OR Pressure, Diastolic OR Systolic Pressure OR Pressure, Systolic OR Pressures, Systolic OR Arterial Pressures OR Pressure, Arterial OR Pressures, Arterial OR Arterial Tension OR Arterial Tensions OR Tension, Arterial OR Tensions, Arterial OR Blood Pressure, Arterial OR Arterial Blood Pressure OR Arterial Blood Pressures OR Blood Pressures, Arterial OR Pressure, Arterial Blood OR Pressures, Arterial Blood OR Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring OR Monitoring, Ambulatory Blood Pressure OR Blood Pressure Monitoring) AND
Type of study: (Randomized controlled trial[pt] OR controlled clinical trial[pt] OR randomized controlled trials[mh] OR random allocation[mh] OR double-blind method[mh] OR single-blind method[mh] OR clinical trial[pt] OR clinical trials[mh] OR (“clinical trial”[tw]) OR ((singl*[tw] OR doubl*[tw] OR trebl*[tw] OR tripl*[tw]) AND (mask*[tw] OR blind*[tw])) OR (“latin square”[tw]) OR placebos[mh] OR placebo*[tw] OR random*[tw] OR research design[mh:noexp] OR follow-up studies[mh] OR prospective studies[mh] OR cross-over studies[mh] OR control*[tw] OR prospectiv*[tw] OR volunteer*[tw])
EMBASE
Hypertension: ('hypertension'/exp OR hypertension OR 'prehypertension') AND
Exercise: ('exercise' OR 'aerobic exercise' OR 'isometric exercise' OR 'warm-up exercise' OR 'physical endurance' OR 'endurance' OR 'training' OR 'resistance training' OR 'weight lifting' OR 'strengthening exercise' OR 'weight bearing' OR 'motor activity' OR 'physical activity') AND
Blood pressure: (‘Blood Pressure’ OR ‘Diastolic Pressure’ OR ‘Systolic Pressure’ OR ‘Arterial Pressures’ OR ‘Arterial Tension’ OR ‘Arterial Blood Pressure’ OR ‘Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring’ OR ‘Blood Pressure Monitoring’) AND
Type of study: ('randomized controlled trial' OR 'controlled clinical trial')
Cochrane
Hypertension: (blood pressure, high OR blood pressures, high OR high blood pressure OR high blood pressures OR pre hypertension OR prehypertension OR pre hypertension OR prehypertension) AND
Exercise: (exercise OR exercises, isometric OR isometric exercises OR warm-up exercise OR exercise, warm-up OR exercises, warm-up OR warm up exercise OR warm-up exercises OR exercise, aerobic OR aerobic exercises OR exercises, aerobic OR aerobic exercise OR endurance, physical OR endurance, physical OR physical endurance OR training, resistance OR strength training OR training, strength OR weight-lifting OR strengthening program OR strengthening program, weight-lifting OR strengthening programs, weight-lifting OR weight lifting strengthening program OR weight-lifting strengthening programs OR weight-lifting exercise program OR exercise program, weight-lifting OR exercise programs, weight-lifting OR weight lifting exercise program OR weight-lifting exercise programs OR weight-bearing strengthening program OR strengthening program, weight-bearing OR strengthening programs, weight-bearing OR weight bearing strengthening program OR weight-bearing strengthening programs OR weight-bearing exercise program OR exercise program, weight-bearing OR exercise programs, weight-bearing OR weight bearing exercise program OR weight-bearing exercise programs OR activities, motor OR activity, motor OR motor activities OR physical activity OR activities, physical OR activity, physical OR physical activities OR locomotor activity OR activities, locomotor OR activity, locomotor OR locomotor activities) AND
Blood Pressure: (Pressure, Blood OR Diastolic Pressure OR Pressure, Diastolic OR Systolic Pressure OR Pressure, Systolic OR Pressures, Systolic OR Arterial Pressures OR Pressure, Arterial OR Pressures, Arterial OR Arterial Tension OR Arterial Tensions OR Tension, Arterial OR Tensions, Arterial OR Blood Pressure, Arterial OR Arterial Blood Pressure OR Arterial Blood Pressures OR Blood Pressures, Arterial OR Pressure, Arterial Blood OR Pressures, Arterial Blood OR Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring OR Monitoring, Ambulatory Blood Pressure OR Blood Pressure Monitoring)
LILACS
LANGUAGE: Spanish
Hipertensíon: (tw:(Hipertensión)) OR (tw:(Prehipertensión)) AND
Ejercicio: (tw:(Ejercicio Físico)) OR (tw:(Terapia por Ejercicio)) OR (tw:(Esfuerzo Físico)) OR (tw:(Aptitud Física)) OR (tw:(Actividad Motora)) AND (tw:(Presión Arterial)) AND
Presión arterial: (tw:(Monitoreo Ambulatorio de la Presión Arterial))
LANGUAGE: Portuguese
Hipertensão: (tw:(hipertensão)) OR (tw:(Pré-Hipertensão)) AND
Exercício: (tw:(Exercício Físico)) OR (tw:(Terapia por Exercício)) OR (tw:(Esforço Físico)) OR (tw:(Aptidão Física)) OR (tw:(Atividade Motora)) AND
Pressão arterial: (tw:(pressão arterial)) OR (tw:(Monitorização Ambulatorial da Pressão Arterial))
LANGUAGE: English
Hypertension: (tw:(hypertension)) OR (tw:(Prehypertension)) AND
Exercise: (tw:(exercise)) OR (tw:(Exercise Therapy)) OR (tw:(Physical Exertion)) OR (tw:(Physical Fitness)) OR (tw:(Motor Activity)) AND
Blood pressure: (tw:(Arterial Pressure)) OR (tw:(Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory))
PEDro
Exercise: Isometric exercise AND
Blood pressure: blood pressure
Web of Science
Hypertension: (hypertension or prehypertension) AND
Exercise: isometric exercise AND
Blood pressure: blood pressure
Gray literature and unpublished studies
OpenGrey: isometric exercise AND blood pressure
Banco de Teses e Dissertações CAPES*: exercício isométrico e pressão arterial em pré-hipertensos e hipertensos
ReBEC**: pressão arterial (search 1), exercício e pressão arterial (search 2)
ClinicalTrials***: hypertension OR prehypertension AND isometric exercise
WHO: hypertension OR prehypertension AND isometric exercise
* Filter: Grande Área Conhecimento (CIÊNCIAS DA SAÚDE), Área Avaliação (EDUCAÇÃO FÍSICA, ENFERMAGEM, MEDICINA I, MEDICINA II, MEDICINA III, NUTRIÇÃO)
** Filter: tipo de estudo (intervencional), Situação de recrutamento (Recrutando, Recrutamento concluído, Análise de dados complete)
*** Filter: Study type (interventional study (clinical trial))