MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS IN COMPETITIVE VIDEO GAMING

Author: Daryl Tan

Abstract: This paper reviews the rising growth of the esports industry and musculoskeletal disorders which are beginning to surface as more professional gamers train and practice to be the best in their field. To do this, various content from websites and esports reports was reviewed to identify the musculoskeletal disorders which are faced by esports professionals over various video game genres. This paper also outlines some ways forward for conducting research in the esports industry.

Keywords: eSports, competitive video gaming, musculoskeletal disorders

 

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