REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) CAN BE DANGEROUS TO PEOPLES' HEALTH
What is RSI?
RSI is a kind of pain or problem that is caused by doing repetitive tasks or things like holding heavy loads. It can affect almost any movable part of the body.
How it caused?
Obesity can cause poor posture in adolescents
of the people in the world are overweight or obese
Lack of physical activity can cause obesity
Postural errors are significantly higher among children and adolescents with overweight and obesity than among the group with standard body
of teens with obesity have at least 1 postural defect
“Increasing epidemics of overweight and obesity in school children may be one of the reasons of the growing numbers of children with incorrect body posture”
Too much device use can cause eye injuries
4 out of 5 households (families) own a device used to play video games.
own a smart-
25% of teens describe themselves as "constantly connected" to the Internet
More than 70% of teens visit multiple social media sites
Carrying heavy loads can cause injury
Heavy bags, carrying heavy loads, heavy desks and chairs and hunching over can all cause injury.
Increased psychological stress has been shown to to worsen RSI
Stressful things that can worsen RSI:
- Family problems
CREATED BY: SHIVANGI SARKAR
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