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6 Body Parts Mainly Involved In The Science Of Ergonomics

6 Body Parts Mainly Involved In The Science Of Ergonomics

If you do not practice ergonomics in the way that you sit down in front of your computer, or even the simple task of using the mouse, it can lead to repetitive strain injuries.

You Need To Be Able To Move In Your Office Chair

You Need To Be Able To Move In Your Office Chair

The human body is naturally built to be in the bent over position, on all fours, which is why people who work in an office may often start to develop back and neck problems. The body is structured to support the frame while extended, not when it is compressed by being sat in one position [...]

Computer Gaming Addiction In Children

Computer Gaming Addiction In Children

As the modern age progresses and the role of computers in daily life continue to become more important the age of children who learn how to use a computer continues to decrease. This is not necessarily something to be concerned about in most cases, but there are some areas of computer use that parents need [...]

Tiny Problems With Your Desk Can Lead To Big Health Issues

Tiny Problems With Your Desk Can Lead To Big Health Issues

While you may not consider your computer desk a very important part of your office, outside of the fact that it holds your computer in place, the truth is that the way it is configured may have a lot to do with your productivity and overall health. If you do not have a proper computer [...]

Laptop Or Desktop Computer: Which Is Right For You?

Laptop Or Desktop Computer: Which Is Right For You?

Laptop or desktop? Choosing between them can be a difficult decision. In order to make your decision simple, here are some advantages and disadvantages to consider. Advantages of laptops: Portability: Portability is one of the most important considerations for choosing a laptop in a busy life. Laptops provide easy accessibility anywhere you want, like coffee [...]

Setting Everything Just Right In Your Workspace

Setting Everything Just Right In Your Workspace

If you work in an office workplace then you may be at risk for injury from the constant repetition of movements that include your hands, shoulders, neck, back, and wrists due to the nature of computer dependency in the modern office place. However, you can make a few changes within your office workspace that will [...]

Capabilities And Effectiveness Of Voice Recognition Software

Capabilities And Effectiveness Of Voice Recognition Software

The regular use of computer and problems related to it like repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, eye strain, body fatigue, neck pain etc. have become a matter of concern with increasing complaints of such problems from office workers, students and home computer users. The most prevailing RSI is due to the use of data [...]

Poor Circulation? Try Heated Computer Equipment

Poor Circulation? Try Heated Computer Equipment

Cold hands are usually caused by poor circulation and the condition afflicts certain people. If these individuals have to use a computer on a regular basis it can be very uncomfortable. If you work in an office which is drafty and has poor ventilation this also could cause limbs to get cold and it is [...]

Vision Friendly Computer Usage

Vision Friendly Computer Usage

Researches on computer usage found that nearly 80% of the computer users develop a condition called computer vision syndrome or eye fatigue. This is caused because of excessive strain to the muscles of eyes from rigorous use of computers and looking at the screen for more than 2-3 hours a day. Eye fatigue and computer [...]

Ergonomics Is An Ancient Principle

Ergonomics Is An Ancient Principle

The principles of ergonomics is really basic commonsense, the word ergonomic is separated between ‘erg’ meaning work in Greek and ‘nomoi’ translating to mean natural laws. This science has been around for several centuries but it is only in the last few decades that it has been more relevant. The rise of the use of [...]