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Relationship of SmartPhone Use Addiction With Musculoskeletal System and Cognitive Flexibility

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03772782
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2018
Last Update Posted : November 14, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Özgü İNAL, Hacettepe University

Brief Summary:
Smartphones have become a part of everyday life, but with some problems. Researches have pointed out that smartphone addiction can cause both physical and mental problems.

Condition or disease
Smartphone Musculoskeletal Cognitive Flexiblity

Detailed Description:
Smartphones have become a part of everyday life, but with some problems. Developments in communication technologies have also improved the capacities and limits of smartphones. This has led to the increased availability of smartphones in daily life. Smartphones have become a part of everyday life, but with some problems. Smartphone addiction has been an important topic of research and discussion as a type of addiction that develops depending on the frequency of smartphone use. Researches have pointed out that smartphone addiction can cause both physical and mental problems. As a result of a study conducted in the literature, continuous use of smartphones has been found to cause sleep disturbances, stress, anxiety, decrease in physical activities and many diseases. In this study, the relationship between the concept of smartphone addiction and musculoskeletal problems and cognitive flexibility in young people will be investigated.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 325 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Investigation of the Relationship of Smart Phone Use Addiction With Musculoskeletal System Problems and Cognitive Flexibility
Actual Study Start Date : January 30, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 12, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : June 12, 2019



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Smartphone addiction scale score [ Time Frame: at the end of the third month ]
    The Smartphone Addiction Scale (SAS) is a33-item, six-point Likert-type self-rating scale.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 25 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
university students between the ages of 18-25
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • University students
  • Without any known physical and/or psychological disorders
  • Using a smartphone
  • Volunteer

Exclusion Criteria:

Have any physical and/or psychological disorders


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03772782


Locations
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Turkey
Özgü İnal
Edirne, Turkey, 22100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hacettepe University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: ÖZGÜ İNAL Trakya University
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Responsible Party: Özgü İNAL, Trakya University, Hacettepe University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03772782    
Other Study ID Numbers: 09/07
First Posted: December 11, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2019
Last Verified: November 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Behavior, Addictive
Compulsive Behavior
Impulsive Behavior