Year 2020, Volume 2 , Issue 1, Pages 42 - 58 2020-03-30


Tanju BAHRİLLİ [1] , Hamiyet YÜCE [2] , Yasin Nuri ÇAKIR [3]

Objective: Electronic sports (esports) are worldwide phenomenon with its rapidly growing popularity and followers of the young generation. Esport, which is attracting great attention, also entails some health risks and problems. It is needed to determine these problems and risks. The aim of this study was to identify health problems of esport athletes. Methods: Qualitative analysis was applied to data collected from self-reported electronic questionnaire to capture important health outcomes, injuries and environmental factors. From the results of questionnaire, statistical analysis was performed on physical activity, time spent sitting in front of the screen, health education received, pain, fatigue, correct posture and musculoskeletal complaints. Findings: Evaluation was made of 47 esport athletes with a mean age of 20.98±1.39 years and BMI of 24.47±4.73 kg/m2. The time spent per day in front of the screen was 8.1±2.77 hours, during esport matches and training. Pain levels according to VAS and fatigue according to MBS were severe. Low back pain was the most common health problem. A moderate level positive correlation was determined between pain and screen time. The positive relationship between pain and fatigue severity was related to sitting posture.
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Orcid: 0000-0003-1950-5829
Author: Tanju BAHRİLLİ
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-8306-2239
Author: Hamiyet YÜCE
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-8573-8802
Author: Yasin Nuri ÇAKIR (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Thanks We would like to thank BanuEsport Centre employees for the main idea and views of the study and esport athletes for participating in our study

Publication Date : March 30, 2020

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APA Bahri̇lli̇, T , Yüce, H , Çakır, Y . (2020). DETERMINING THE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF ELECTRONIC ATHLETES . Journal of Empirical Economics and Social Sciences , 2 (1) , 42-58 . Retrieved from
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AMA Bahri̇lli̇ T , Yüce H , Çakır Y . DETERMINING THE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF ELECTRONIC ATHLETES. Journal of Empirical Economics and Social Sciences. 2020; 2(1): 42-58.
Vancouver Bahri̇lli̇ T , Yüce H , Çakır Y . DETERMINING THE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF ELECTRONIC ATHLETES. Journal of Empirical Economics and Social Sciences. 2020; 2(1): 42-58.