What is Strength Training?

Category: Exercises

Most Popular Types: Rice bucket strengthening exercises

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See also: Resistance Exercise

Strength training is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build the strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Strength Training

Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
5

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Strength Training

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1
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1
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1
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1
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Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently doing Strength Training)
Dosage
3 hr weekly
Patients
7
Dosage
30 min weekly
Patients
3
Dosage
1 hr weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
2 hr weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
1 hr daily
Patients
2
Dosage
45 min weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
30 min daily
Patients
2
Dosage
20minutes as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
30minutes as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
3 hr every other week
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently doing Strength Training.

Why Patients Stopped Doing Strength Training (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
3
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
2
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
Reason
I didn't have enough time
Patients
1
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped doing Strength Training

Duration

Currently Doing Strength Training
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
13
Stopped Doing Strength Training
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
1
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
3
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
0

Adherence


Always
Patients
3
43%
Usually
Patients
2
29%
Sometimes
Patients
2
29%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
14%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
2
29%
A little hard to take
Patients
3
43%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
1
14%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
14%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
3
43%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
43%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Strength Training.