Mobile Games among University Students: A symptom and functional severity for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Authors

  • Norhaini Majid Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Selangor, Malaysia,
  • Mohamad Aidiel Emran Ismail Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Luqman Masar Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Sitti Syabariyah Departement of Medical Bedah, Faculty of Health Science, Universitas Aisyiyah Bandung, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3479

Abstract

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), the chronic trapping of the median nerve on the wrist, is the most common peripheral lesion in the nerve. Patients usually experience nocturnal discomfort, paraesthesia and admiration affecting the innervated digits of the median nerve. A Boston Carpal Syndrome Questionnaire was used in the study. The questionnaires were distributed to 373 undergraduate students, aged between 18 till 25 in one of the public university in Selangor. Findings indicate the respondent have mild symptoms and functional severity of CTS. The majority of the respondents reported that they have mild symptoms of CTS, such as numbness and tingling.

Keywords: Risk; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; mobile games

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2022. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3479

Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Majid, N., Ismail, M. A. E., Masar, M. L., & Sitti Syabariyah. (2022). Mobile Games among University Students: A symptom and functional severity for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(20), 255-260. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3479

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