Tag - ergonomics

Give Your Laptop a Raise

Optimize laptop ergonomic factors by observing how you are adapting to your laptop. Is your laptop sitting on a desk or table that is too high so that you are forced to lift your arms and hands in order to type? Or, is the keyboard at the correct...

Healthy Computing: Desk Height

Are you reaching up to a high keyboard? In order to sit correctly to type and mouse are your feet dangling from a chair that is too high? Working at a keyboard that is too high may contribute to neck, shoulder and arm tension. Make the furniture fit...

Healthy Computing: Working Postures

When working in an office, we usually accept the ergonomic situation as it is. We often adapt our bodies to the environment and thereby create dysfunctional working postures. Decrease your risk and enhance your health when you check and then change...

Healthy Computing: Drop Your Shoulders

We often tense our shoulders as we rush through the day, focusing on our tasks, anxious to complete our jobs well. Tense shoulders, which often creep up toward our ears, can contribute to tension in our arms, wrists and hands, and interfere with...

Healthy Computing: Optimal Distance

Do you almost touch the screen with your nose to see the text? Does it feel as if your arms have shrunk as you have gotten older, that you hold your reading material further away, that restaurants are using a smaller font for menus, and that you...

Healthy Computing: Another Microbreak

Do you wait with poised finger ready to click? Does the time pass without having moved? To allow regeneration, muscles need very short breaks frequently, which most of us forget to do. If you are taking your microbreaks every 30 to 60 seconds, you...

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