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 3, March 2024 | Rating: 5.2 / 10

Effectiveness of Eye Exercise on Asthenopia among Selected School Children

Eswari J. | Angelin Lavanya S. | Anitha G.

Abstract: The present study has been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of eye exercise on asthenopia among school children in selected areas at Chennai. A pre-experimental design with purposive sampling technique was used, data collected from 30 school children age between 8 to 15 years. Blink test was used to select the study samples. Pre-test level of eye fatigue was assessed by Five-point Likert scale about ocular fatigue, followed by eye exercise was implemented then the post-test level of eye fatigue was conducted after 6 weeks with the same questionnaire. The pre-test eye fatigue mean score was 13.4 with standard deviation of 7.57 and the post-test eye fatigue mean score of school children was 10.8 with standard deviation of 6.615 and the mean difference between the pre and post-test was 2.6. The calculated paired ?t? test value is t = 2.7 at P > 0.05 level and there was a significant association between pre-test eye fatigues with Hobbies. The result concluded that the eye exercise was effective in reducing the eye fatigue among school children.

Keywords: Eye Exercise, Asthenopia, School children, Effectiveness

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,

Pages: 855 - 857

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