Playing e-sport among university students: benefits and disadvantages / Nurul Nadiah Rasdi and Ahmad Najmie Rusli

Rasdi, Nurul Nadiah and Rusli, Ahmad Najmie (2021) Playing e-sport among university students: benefits and disadvantages / Nurul Nadiah Rasdi and Ahmad Najmie Rusli. Journal Voice of Academia, 17 (1). pp. 73-80. ISSN 26827840

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Abstract

E-sport or electronic sport is a competitive video gaming, where people play against each other online. Other people can watch and it will usually involve cash prizes. As students also play e-sport, it is crucial to know students’ opinions on e-sport. So, this study is conducted with the aim to investigate university students’ opinions on the benefits and disadvantages of playing e-sport. Questionnaires were distributed to 66 respondents and data gathered was analysed using SPSS 20.0. The findings revealed that playing e-sport benefited the students in terms of they felt happy (mean=4.18), they connected to friends (mean=4.03), and it promoted teamwork (mean=3.97). Meanwhile, the disadvantages of playing e-sport were they felt tired and sleepy (mean=3.58), they had eye fatigue (mean=3.50), and they had neck and back pain (mean=3.33).

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Item Type: Article
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Rasdi, Nurul Nadiah
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Rusli, Ahmad Najmie
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Games and amusements > Indoor games and amusements > Computer games. Computer simulated games. Electronic games
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Sports
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Journal Voice of Academia
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Voice of Academia (VOA)
ISSN: 26827840
Volume: 17
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 73-80
Official URL: https://voa.uitm.edu.my
Item ID: 46792
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-sport, online, video, game, competitive
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/46792

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