What is Exercise walking?

Category: Exercises

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Exercise walking, also known as power walking, is a form of walking at a faster pace.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 58 46
Fibromyalgia 21 8
Support weight loss 6 8
Depressed mood 5 6
Weight loss 4 3

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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 3
Moderate 7
Mild 17
None 37

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Exercise walking

Side effect Patients
Muscle and joint pain 2
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 2
Back pain 1
Bursitis in right hip 1
Chronic fatigue 1
Deep ache in right hip 1

Show all 21 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Exercise walking

Dosage Patients
30 min daily 7
1 hr daily 3
45 min daily 3
1 hr every other day 2
60 min daily 2
20minutes as needed 2
2 hr weekly 1
60 min weekly 1
30 min m,w,f 1
42 min every other day 1

See all 14 dosages

Why patients stopped taking Exercise walking

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 8
I didn't have enough time 4
Side effects too severe 2
See all 13 patients who've stopped doing Exercise walking

Duration

Currently doing Exercise walking

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 10

Stopped doing Exercise walking

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 35
Sometimes 14
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 6
Somewhat hard to take 14
A little hard to take 33
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 29
Not specified 35
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1 patient evaluation for Exercise walking

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jun 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Ischemic Cardiac Dysfunction)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (muscle and joint pain, pain in lower back)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Daily
Advice & Tips: BAH HUMBUG!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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