What is Tae Kwon Do?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Martial Arts

Taekwondo (Tae Kwon Do) is martial art and combat sport with origins in Korea. Taekwondo is known for its emphasis on kicking techniques, which distinguishes it from martial arts such as karate or southern styles of kung fu.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 1 0
Improve mobility 1 3
Loss of coordination 1 3
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tae Kwon Do

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Tae Kwon Do

Dosage Patients
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Tae Kwon Do

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped doing Tae Kwon Do

Duration

Currently doing Tae Kwon Do

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped doing Tae Kwon Do

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 3
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Tae Kwon Do

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Sep 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: my joints are sore and I can't handle the variations in energy levels
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Sep 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: keep it up!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 17, 2009 (Started Sep 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I feel powerful and I love It
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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