A study to assess effectiveness of video teaching on knowledge regarding health hazards of electronic devices among adolescence in selected schools of Gandhinagar city Gujrat state
Rutu Parmar, Himali Prajapati
Adolescence is a period of transition to adult life. It is a unique phase of life during which a One fifth of the world’s population is represented by them. Twenty first century has witnessed technological advancement and rapid changes in mass media. The traditional mass media like radio and print material etc are losing their importance. Nowadays, whereas the newer one such as computer, mobile phone, video games, I-pods, laptop and television etc, are gaining more importance among teens and children. Children begin to learn computer even when they are very young as it is one of the subjects taught in many school even from first standard. Mass media are especially influential in imparting knowledge to the young people and socializing them to particular aspiration, values and attitudes. During the transition period from adolescence to young adults; youth learn how to behave from their peers and increasingly from the mass media. In today’s world youth are mostly using internet as a media and mobile phone becomes essential part of their daily life and also they play an inevitable role today in the life of young children. Adolescence does not know the health hazards of electronic devices like poor bad posture, headache, stress, physical fatigue, obesity, eye strain, social isolation and long term effects like carpel tunnel syndrome, electromagnetic hypersensitivity, decreased hip bone density and fertility problem in male and females.
Rutu Parmar, Himali Prajapati. A study to assess effectiveness of video teaching on knowledge regarding health hazards of electronic devices among adolescence in selected schools of Gandhinagar city Gujrat state. International Journal of Nursing and Health Research, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 44-45