What is Swimming and weightlifting?

Category: Exercises

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See also: Weight training

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 16
Stiffness/Spasticity 24 15
Multiple Sclerosis 15 3
Improve mobility 6 3
Parkinson's Disease 4 1
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 23

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Swimming and weightlifting

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Increased fatigue 1
Muscle soreness 1
Tiredness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Swimming and weightlifting

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

Why patients stopped taking Swimming and weightlifting

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Side effects too severe 4
Expense 2
I didn't have enough time 2
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Duration

Currently doing Swimming and weightlifting

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 3

Stopped doing Swimming and weightlifting

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 14
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 13
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 5
$25-49 15
< $25 4
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Swimming and weightlifting

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btcproduction
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Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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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
Mr. Kamakazie
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Mr. Kamakazie
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

See Mr. Kamakazie's full Swimming and weightlifting history

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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