What is Hiking?

Category: Exercises

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Hiking is an outdoor activity which consists of walking in natural environments, often on hiking trails.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 10 1
Depressed mood 4 1
Improve flexibility/strength 1 0
Personal enjoyment / entertainment 1 1
Stress 1 0

  • 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 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hiking

Side effect Patients
Pain in knee(s) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently doing Hiking

Dosage Patients
1.5 hr weekly 1
6 hr weekly 1
1 other daily 1

Duration

Currently doing Hiking

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

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Jun 05, 1976)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Personal enjoyment / entertainment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1.5 hr Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
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