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School Fatigue and the Factors that Influence IT

Adriana Albu, Florin Dima and Arina Badaluta
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Adriana Albu: Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Grigore T. Popa, Iasi, Romania
Florin Dima: Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Grigore T. Popa, Iasi, Romania
Arina Badaluta: Directia de Sanatate Publica Suceava, Romania.

Proceedings CATES 2017, 2018, vol. 4, 9-18

Abstract: In this study, we will underline the phenomenon of school fatigue which has arisen in students from technical colleges. We interviewed 108 students from a technical college in Bacau and 91 students from Suceava. The young people completed a questionnaire with questions about the frequency of fatigue, passive resting and leisure (television and computer use). Fatigue is often present (34.17%), especially in students from Suceava, which suggests that there is a reduced sleep time per night (less than 7 hours). Most young people spend a lot of time in front of the TV screen (4-5 hours a day - 14.57%) and on the computer (4-5 hours a day - 20.10%), which exacerbates fatigue. In adolescents, current ways of spending leisure time should be carefully monitored, as there is a risk of excessive use, leading to the effects of overloading and computer addiction.

Keywords: fatigue; television; computer. Title of Book: Communicative Action & Transdisciplinarity in the Ethical Society (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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