Table 1

MEDLINE search strategy

Search terms
  1. Shoulder pain OR shoulder joint OR shoulder impingement OR subacromial pain syndrome* OR rotator cuff OR rotator cuff disease OR rotator cuff tear.

  2. Subacromial impingement syndrome*.

  3. Supraspinatus tend*.

  4. Shoulder bursitis*.

  5. Shoulder tend*.

  6. Painful arc*.

  7. S1 OR S2 OR S3 OR S4 OR S5 OR S6.

  8. Metabolic OR metabolic syndrome OR metabolic syndrome X OR syndrome x OR metabolic syn* OR cardio metabolic syn* OR Insulin resistance syndrome*.

  9. Obesity OR waist circumference OR central obesity OR intra-abdominal fat OR waist circumference OR body mass index OR BMI OR visceral obesity OR abdominal obesity OR overweight OR adiposity OR waist-to-hip ratio.

  1. Glycaemic homeostasis OR fasting glucose OR glucose intolerance OR Impaired glucose tolerance OR IGT OR plasma insulin OR hyperinsulinemia OR IFG OR insulin resistance OR pre diabet* OR diabetes OR diabetes mellitus OR DM.

  2. Blood pressure OR elevated arterial pressure OR hypertension.

  3. Dyslipidemia OR hyperlipidemia OR dyslipid* OR hyperlipid* OR high density lipoprotein OR HDL* OR low density lipoprotein OR LDL* OR triglycerides OR total cholesterol OR hypertriglyceridemia.

  4. Microalbuminuria OR albumin OR urine albumin.

  5. S8 OR S9 OR S10 OR S11 OR S12 OR S13.

  6. S7 AND S14.

  7. Limit to >18 (adult) and English.

  • *Truncation command