Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in adolescents and association with computer and videogame use

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Georgia Rodrigues Reis Silva ; Ana Carolina Rodarti Pitangui ; Michele Katherine Andrade Xavier ; Marco Aurélio Valois Correia-Júnior ; Rodrigo Cappato De Araújo (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Jornal de Pediatria, volume 92, issue 2, pages 188-196 (issn: 1678-4782)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jpedp.2015.12.007, doi: 10.1016/j.jped.2015.06.006
  • Subject: Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health | Musculoskeletal pain | Jogos de vídeo | RJ1-570 | Dor musculoesquelética | Computer systems | Pediatrics | Adolescente | Adolescent | Sistemas de computação | Video games

Objective: This study investigated the presence of musculoskeletal symptoms in high school adolescents from public schools and its association with electronic device use. Methods: The sample consisted of 961 boys and girls aged 14–19 years who answered a questionnaire r... View more
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