International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024


A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding Prevention of Text Neck Syndrome among Adolescents at Selected School of SGRR Dehradun

Kirola Shivani | Joshi Rashmi


Abstract: Background: The term "Text Neck Syndrome" was first used in the 21st century by Dr. Dean L. Fisherman. According to the World Health Organization, neck discomfort ranks eighth among disabilities among those aged 15 to 19 worldwide, surpassing other well-known teenage health issues. Teenagers who lean over smartphones and laptops more often than in the past, for many hours a day and several days a year, are more likely to suffer from text neck syndrome. It has been defined as recurrent stress injury and pain brought on by the frequent forward and downward head flexion that occurs when using a handheld device for extended periods of time to watch or text. Problem Statement: A study to assess the effectiveness of Video assisted teaching Program on knowledge regarding prevention of Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents at selected school of SGRR Dehradun. Aim: The study aimed to determine the knowledge and prevention of text neck syndrome among adolescents of selected schools of SGRR Patel Nagar, Dehradun. Objective: 1) To assess the pretest and posttest level of knowledge regarding Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents in selected school of Dehradun. 2) To evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching on Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents in selected school of Dehradun. 3) To find out the association between pretest level of knowledge within their selected demographic variables regarding Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents in selected school of Dehradun. Methodology: A quantitative pre-experimental research design with (one group pre-test and post-test) is used in this study as there is a need to conduct generalized effectiveness of video assisted teaching program on knowledge regarding prevention of Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents of SGRR Public School Patel Nagar, Dehradun. Result: The result revealed that calculated Chi-square value was lower than the tabulated value. With regard to compare mean, SD, further level of pre and post-test knowledge regarding Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents, it is evident that before administration of video assisted teaching programme the overall mean score of subjects was 10.00 and S.D. 3.43. In contrast overall, mean score of subjects was found 15.53 and S.D 2.45 of subjects after administration of video assisted teaching programme. The obtained t value was 14.37 which was found to be significant at 0.05 level. Conclusion: The study concluded that video assisted teaching program was found to be effective in providing knowledge regarding Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents. Thus, based on the objectives of the study self-structured knowledge questionnaire was found to be appropriate to assess the knowledge regarding Text Neck Syndrome among adolescents.


Keywords: Assess, Effectiveness, Video Assisted Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Text Neck Syndrome, Adolescents, Hand held devices


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 1467 - 1469


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