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Smartphone Use and Neck Flexion Angle

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04715009
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2021
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nehad Ahmed Youness Abo-zaid, South Valley University

Brief Summary:
Excessive smartphone use can disrupt your sleep, which can have a serious impact on your overall mental health. It can impact your memory, affect your ability to think clearly, and reduce your cognitive and learning skills. Encouraging self-absorption.

Condition or disease
Neck Disorder

Detailed Description:

Persistent failed attempts to use cell phone less often. Preoccupation with smartphone use. Turns to cell phone when experiencing unwanted feelings such as anxiety or depression. Excessive use characterized by loss of sense of time.

Nomophobia-an abbreviation of "no-mobile-phone-phobia"-is also called "cell phone addiction." Symptoms include: Experiencing anxiety or panic over losing your phone. Obsessively checking for missed calls, emails, and texts.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 140 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Effect of Smartphone Use on Neck Flexion Angle and Hand Grip Power Among Adolescence
Actual Study Start Date : March 1, 2020
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 1, 2021
Actual Study Completion Date : March 1, 2021

Group/Cohort
participants use smartphone less than 4 hours per day
participants use smartphone less than 4 hours per day
participants use smartphone more than 4 hours per day
participants use smartphone more than 4 hours per day



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the neck flexion angle [ Time Frame: the neck flexion angle at day 0 ]
    flexion angle of the neck

  2. the neck flexion angle [ Time Frame: the neck flexion angle at day 120 ]
    flexion angle of the neck


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. hand grip power [ Time Frame: power of hand at date 0 ]
    power of hand

  2. hand grip power [ Time Frame: power of hand at date 120 ]
    power of hand



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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy volunteers using smartphone less or more than 4 hours per day have not any signes of musculoskeletal problems
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • volunteers using smartphone less or more than 4 hours per day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • low back pain surgeries affecting upper limps

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04715009


Locations
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Egypt
Nehad ahmed youness
Assiut, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
South Valley University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Nehad A Abo-zaid, lecturer South Valley University, Faculty of Physical Therapy
Publications:
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Responsible Party: Nehad Ahmed Youness Abo-zaid, lecturer ofphysical terapy, South Valley University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04715009    
Other Study ID Numbers: Smartphone
First Posted: January 20, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2021
Last Verified: March 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Nehad Ahmed Youness Abo-zaid, South Valley University:
smartphone
neck flexion