What is Boxing?

Category: Exercises

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Boxing is a combat sport in which two participants (generally) of similar weight fight each other with their fists. Boxing today is conducted in a regulated way, typically in a series of one to three-minute intervals called rounds.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Parkinson's disease 8 7
General health 4 1
Balance problems 3 1
Breathing difficulty with activity 1 1
Improve mobility 1 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 0
Mild 1
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Boxing

Side effect Patients
Muscle pain 1
Muscle strain 1
Self injury or harm 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Boxing

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

Why patients stopped taking Boxing

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
I didn't have enough time 2
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently doing Boxing

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped doing Boxing

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

Jan 5, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe (self injury or harm)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min M,W,F
Advice & Tips: Great fun but I severely injured my lower back, then got sciatica.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Oct 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Self-confidence booster)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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