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Table 1 Medical literature database search for study selection

From: Do mass media campaigns improve physical activity? a systematic review and meta-analysis

Database Search query
PUBMED ("Health Promotion" [Mesh] OR "Health Behavior" [Mesh] OR "cohort studies" [Mesh] OR "Program Evaluation" [Mesh]) AND ("Mass Media" [Mesh] OR "television" [tiab] OR "radio" [tiab] OR "newspaper" [tiab] OR "magazine" [tiab]) AND ("Motor Activity" [Mesh] OR "sports" [Mesh] OR "physical fitness" [Mesh] OR "physical exertion" [Mesh] OR "physical activity" [All Fields] OR "exercise" [All Fields] OR "walking" [Mesh]) AND ("humans" [MeSH Terms] AND "adult" [MeSH Terms])
EMBASE 'health promotion'/exp AND ('mass medium'/exp OR 'television'/exp) AND ('physical activity'/exp OR 'exercise'/exp OR 'sport'/exp) AND ([adult]/lim OR [aged]/lim)
CINAHL ‘health promotion’ AND [‘mass media’ OR ‘television’ OR ‘radio’ OR ‘newspaper’ OR ‘magazine’] AND [‘physical activity’ OR ‘exercise’ OR ‘walking’ OR ‘sport’]
PsycInfo ‘health promotion’ AND [‘mass media’ OR ‘television’ OR ‘radio’ OR ‘newspaper’ OR ‘magazine’] AND [‘physical activity’ OR ‘exercise’ OR ‘walking’ OR ‘sport’]