Formal to Casual- Usage of Laptop Among Students- An Eye Opener

SILVIAN, S. PAUL and G, PRIYANKA and BEGUM, SAYEDA and V JOY, GEMINI and KUMAR, S SENTHIL (2016) Formal to Casual- Usage of Laptop Among Students- An Eye Opener. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Healthcare, 2 (2). pp. 149-156. ISSN 2393-8536

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Abstract

The number of college students using laptops is on the rise so is the musculoskeletal disorders reported. This research tries to understand whether university students in India have the same discomfort level as reported in prior studies. The study tries to evaluate the role of parameters like postural adaptation, time related parameters like duration of laptop usage, frequency of rest breaks and the predisposition of MSD among the students. And it is found that neck pain is the most common pain among Indian college students. And that MSD is caused by poor postural adaptation, time spent on the laptop as well as lack of proper ergonomic knowledge.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Rehabilitation science
Divisions: College of Applied Medical Sciences > Rehabilitation science
Depositing User: Dr PAUL SILVIAN
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2017 12:23
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2017 12:23
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/1440

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