Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00004068
Title: Knowledge, perception, and awareness of text neck syndrome among young adults South Indian population
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Text neck is a repeated stress injury and pain sustained from excessive watching or texting on handheld devices for long period of time. Dependence on the mobile phone is increasing rapidly and people spend long hours on mobile phone that leads to other musculoskeletal problems. This study will help us to find the knowledge, perception, and awareness of text neck syndrome in young adult South Indian population. This study also aimed at knowledge of preventive measures of this text neck syndrome. Materials and Methods: This study is a questionnaire-based study on young adult subjects. A self-administered questionnaire will be distributed to all the subjects. In this study, the awareness of text neck syndrome among young adults was analyzed using a standard questionnaire. Then, the final results will be calculated. Results: The study states that there was no much awareness of text neck syndrome among the southern Indian young adults. Thus, they have to know about the text neck and this study is to create awareness among them to use mobile phone in proper position. Conclusion: This study has demonstrated a low level of awareness of text neck syndrome among young adult population. Furthermore, it mentioned about lack of knowledge of preventive measures in this population.

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    R. Akshaya, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

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    Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    R. Akshaya, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

    Title:Knowledge, perception, and awareness of text neck syndrome among young adults South Indian population
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (September )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1980-1982)
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    Methodology:Knowledge, perception, and awareness, Posture, Repeated stress injury, Text neck syndrome
    Research Materials:Mobile phones

Keywords

Awareness Mobile phones Posture Repeated stress injury Text neck syndrome

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