What is Swimming with weights?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Swimming

Cross-training in sports and fitness refers to the combining of exercises to work various parts of the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 70 17
Stiffness/Spasticity 25 19
Multiple sclerosis 15 3
Improve mobility 7 3
Parkinson's disease 5 2
Fatigue 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 27

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Swimming with weights

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Fatigue 1
Muscle soreness 1
Tiredness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Swimming with weights

Dosage Patients
3 hr weekly 2
1 hr weekly 1
10 min daily 1
60 min m,w,f 1
daily 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Swimming with weights

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Side effects too severe 4
Expense 3
I didn't have enough time 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped doing Swimming with weights

Duration

Currently doing Swimming with weights

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 8

Stopped doing Swimming with weights

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 16
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 14
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 6
$25-49 19
< $25 3
Not specified 4
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3 patient evaluations for Swimming with weights

Feb 22, 2016 (Started Mar 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 3, 2015 (Started Mar 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 min M,W,F
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 18, 2015 (Started Mar 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 45 min M,W,F
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2009 (Started Mar 29, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Improve mobility)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Keep working the muscles.Or you might lose them

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 27, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Every other day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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