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Ergonomics category provides info on job designing. Ergonomics is the science of planning the job to fit the worker, instead of physically forcing the workers body to accommodate the job. Ergonomics uses scientific disciplines like physiology, biomechanics, psychology, anthropometry, industrial hygiene, and kinesiology.

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Edward W Baxter

Powering A Classroom

Powering an educational establishment is a big task. An entire school is usually on full power for twelve hours a day, with some teachers getting to work at 7:30am...

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Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski

The Forward Head Posture Epidemic

Learn about forward head posture and how it can cause headaches, muscle tension, joint irritation, neck pain and even low back pain. Chiropractic can help!

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Thierry Sanchez

This may be the single most important and simple bit of advice you'll read when it comes to exercise, and it has the potential to improve your health. You can improve strength and fitness with a

By: Thierry Sanchez l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jun 06, 2012

Seven simple strategies for writers to reduce strain and fatigue. Includes a short chair exercise routine for warming up before typing.

By: Roy Rasmussen l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l May 17, 2012
Donna Cardillo

I'm standing up while writing this. Why? Because I've just been reading research from the last few years about the serious health risks of spending too much time in the day/week sitting down.

By: Donna Cardillo l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l May 10, 2012
Nathan E Leavitt

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is very common for people that type frequently while they work. It is also common for people with jobs that require a lot of repetitive movement with the fingers, hands

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 26, 2012
Chelsea Alves

The right office chair should uniformly support the body, allow for easy movement, be easy to adjust, provide long-term comfort, and help to maintain proper posture. Just like people, office chairs

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 13, 2012
Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski

Learn about forward head posture and how it can cause headaches, muscle tension, joint irritation, neck pain and even low back pain. Chiropractic can help!

By: Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 12, 2012
Chelsea Alves

Almost every chair has armrests of some sort or the option to add armrests as an upgrade to the chair. Armrests are an important component of any ergonomic office chair. Proper armrest design allows

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 06, 2012

This article based on the scientific discipline called " Ergonomics and Human Factor Engineering". What is this ergonomics mean? Why it is needed? How to identify ergonomic problem(s) and find their

By: Wardah Imtiaz l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 06, 2012
Dr. Chad Laurence

Screens: They're everywhere. Whether a laptop, desktop computer, GPS, video game, I-Pad, I-Pod, Tablet, or any other variation, technology has changed our lifestyles immensely. Along with this

By: Dr. Chad Laurence l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 05, 2012
Darien P Tydeman

RSI can be a crippling, painful and expensive workplace injury. This document suggests several simple, easy and ergonomically sound preventative techniques that may assist in preventing and

By: Darien P Tydeman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 02, 2012
Kathryn Lively

If a good third of your day is spent sitting at a desk, you probably feel the need to get up and move around often. If your chair is especially uncomfortable and hard on your back, you certainly

By: Kathryn Lively l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 30, 2012
Nathan E Leavitt

It is important to maintain good posture to avoid health problems. This includes having good posture when sitting, standing or sleeping. When sitting, it is important to sit upright with the back

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 29, 2012
Nathan E Leavitt

Mothers often tell their children to sit up straight and avoid slouching. This is good advice. Bad posture is a common problem that affects people's health more than they think. Maintaining good

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 29, 2012

There are many ergonomic issues that workers are exposed to in the office. Ergonomic accessories are specifically designed to make things more comfortable to use and reduce problems associated with

By: J Robert Johnson l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 26, 2012

Reinventing the chair is a good idea if the purpose is to improve posture and well being. A well thought-out concept for seating will not be confined to securing our backs and bottoms, it will be

By: Sebastian Felton l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 08, 2012

Being chained to your desk, whether at home or in the office, might mean being productive, but it certainly does not bode well for your body. For this reason, a whole new science, referred to as

By: Sebastian Felton l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 05, 2012
M Hammersley

Working behind a desk used to be considered one of the safest occupations. Because really, what can you do to yourself sitting in front of computer. Many new studies have begun to show this type of

By: M Hammersley l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 27, 2012
Kate Doherty

Occupational injuries are one of the most important and preventable health problems that occur daily throughout the world. While preventable, they are a human capital issue to business and a

By: Kate Doherty l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 23, 2012
Patrick N Lohman

How could a small device such as a laptop or smart phone have such serious long-term effects on your body? Could computers and technology really be negatively affecting your wellbeing? Absolutely!

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 19, 2012
Patrick N Lohman

The first step to becoming more ergonomic in the office is to IDENTIFY YOUR BEHAVIORS! Try to notice your postures throughout the day. If you are feeling pain or discomfort, what are you doing to

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 13, 2012
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Edward W Baxter

Powering an educational establishment is a big task. An entire school is usually on full power for twelve hours a day, with some teachers getting to work at 7:30am to prepare for the day or kitchen

By: Edward W Baxter l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 30, 2012 lViews: 134 lComments: 0
Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski

Learn about forward head posture and how it can cause headaches, muscle tension, joint irritation, neck pain and even low back pain. Chiropractic can help!

By: Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 120 lComments: 0

Reinventing the chair is a good idea if the purpose is to improve posture and well being. A well thought-out concept for seating will not be confined to securing our backs and bottoms, it will be

By: Sebastian Felton l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 08, 2012 lViews: 77 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

Do you ever feel your legs start to feel uncomfortable while sitting in your office chair? Maybe they start to feel heavy or maybe you begin to experience the irritating feeling of your legs falling

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 05, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0

Seven simple strategies for writers to reduce strain and fatigue. Includes a short chair exercise routine for warming up before typing.

By: Roy Rasmussen l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l May 17, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
Nathan E Leavitt

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is very common for people that type frequently while they work. It is also common for people with jobs that require a lot of repetitive movement with the fingers, hands

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Patrick N Lohman

The first step to becoming more ergonomic in the office is to IDENTIFY YOUR BEHAVIORS! Try to notice your postures throughout the day. If you are feeling pain or discomfort, what are you doing to

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Thierry Sanchez

This may be the single most important and simple bit of advice you'll read when it comes to exercise, and it has the potential to improve your health. You can improve strength and fitness with a

By: Thierry Sanchez l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

Being chained to your desk, whether at home or in the office, might mean being productive, but it certainly does not bode well for your body. For this reason, a whole new science, referred to as

By: Sebastian Felton l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 05, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

What once began as a trend in industrial work places with assembly or production lines where workers are required to stand for multiple hours throughout the day has now been making its way into more

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 09, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

Almost every chair has armrests of some sort or the option to add armrests as an upgrade to the chair. Armrests are an important component of any ergonomic office chair. Proper armrest design allows

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Patrick N Lohman

How could a small device such as a laptop or smart phone have such serious long-term effects on your body? Could computers and technology really be negatively affecting your wellbeing? Absolutely!

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Kathryn Lively

If a good third of your day is spent sitting at a desk, you probably feel the need to get up and move around often. If your chair is especially uncomfortable and hard on your back, you certainly

By: Kathryn Lively l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 30, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Mick Day

It is important to understand that bad posture when sat at your desk can cause a multitude of problems, such as bad backs, shoulder pain, and neck pain, if any of these symptoms are affecting you

By: Mick Day l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Dec 29, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

This article based on the scientific discipline called " Ergonomics and Human Factor Engineering". What is this ergonomics mean? Why it is needed? How to identify ergonomic problem(s) and find their

By: Wardah Imtiaz l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
M Hammersley

Working behind a desk used to be considered one of the safest occupations. Because really, what can you do to yourself sitting in front of computer. Many new studies have begun to show this type of

By: M Hammersley l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0

There are many height increase exercises you can perform to help your body get taller. The main exercises to concentrate on is strengthening your core muscles and to practice good posture.

By: Jason McKenzie l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 19, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Donna Cardillo

I'm standing up while writing this. Why? Because I've just been reading research from the last few years about the serious health risks of spending too much time in the day/week sitting down.

By: Donna Cardillo l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l May 10, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Kate Doherty

Occupational injuries are one of the most important and preventable health problems that occur daily throughout the world. While preventable, they are a human capital issue to business and a

By: Kate Doherty l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

On the average, office workers spend 5-6 hours, if not more, sitting in front of a computer at the office everyday. If you often complain about persistent neck, shoulder, or back pains after work,

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Dec 10, 2011 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
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Kathryn Lively

If a good third of your day is spent sitting at a desk, you probably feel the need to get up and move around often. If your chair is especially uncomfortable and hard on your back, you certainly

By: Kathryn Lively l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 30, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0
Nathan E Leavitt

It is important to maintain good posture to avoid health problems. This includes having good posture when sitting, standing or sleeping. When sitting, it is important to sit upright with the back

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Nathan E Leavitt

Mothers often tell their children to sit up straight and avoid slouching. This is good advice. Bad posture is a common problem that affects people's health more than they think. Maintaining good

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Nathan E Leavitt

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is very common for people that type frequently while they work. It is also common for people with jobs that require a lot of repetitive movement with the fingers, hands

By: Nathan E Leavitt l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 26, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Patrick N Lohman

The first step to becoming more ergonomic in the office is to IDENTIFY YOUR BEHAVIORS! Try to notice your postures throughout the day. If you are feeling pain or discomfort, what are you doing to

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 13, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Patrick N Lohman

How could a small device such as a laptop or smart phone have such serious long-term effects on your body? Could computers and technology really be negatively affecting your wellbeing? Absolutely!

By: Patrick N Lohman l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
M Hammersley

Working behind a desk used to be considered one of the safest occupations. Because really, what can you do to yourself sitting in front of computer. Many new studies have begun to show this type of

By: M Hammersley l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

What once began as a trend in industrial work places with assembly or production lines where workers are required to stand for multiple hours throughout the day has now been making its way into more

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Feb 09, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

Do you ever feel your legs start to feel uncomfortable while sitting in your office chair? Maybe they start to feel heavy or maybe you begin to experience the irritating feeling of your legs falling

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 05, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

Almost every chair has armrests of some sort or the option to add armrests as an upgrade to the chair. Armrests are an important component of any ergonomic office chair. Proper armrest design allows

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 06, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Chelsea Alves

The right office chair should uniformly support the body, allow for easy movement, be easy to adjust, provide long-term comfort, and help to maintain proper posture. Just like people, office chairs

By: Chelsea Alves l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 13, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Edward W Baxter

Powering an educational establishment is a big task. An entire school is usually on full power for twelve hours a day, with some teachers getting to work at 7:30am to prepare for the day or kitchen

By: Edward W Baxter l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 30, 2012 lViews: 134 lComments: 0

There are many height increase exercises you can perform to help your body get taller. The main exercises to concentrate on is strengthening your core muscles and to practice good posture.

By: Jason McKenzie l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Jan 19, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Mick Day

It is important to understand that bad posture when sat at your desk can cause a multitude of problems, such as bad backs, shoulder pain, and neck pain, if any of these symptoms are affecting you

By: Mick Day l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Dec 29, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Stephen Robert Jenkins

A critical aspect of establishing an ergonomics system to reduce injuries is establishing metrics. What should you measure yourself against?

By: Stephen Robert Jenkins l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Dec 12, 2011 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

On the average, office workers spend 5-6 hours, if not more, sitting in front of a computer at the office everyday. If you often complain about persistent neck, shoulder, or back pains after work,

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Dec 10, 2011 lViews: 43 lComments: 0
Rachel Berret

When you complain about persistent body pains, strains, and bad posture to your health care provider, you will, more often than not, encounter the word ergonomics. Your health care provider might be

By: Rachel Berret l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Nov 30, 2011 lViews: 36 lComments: 0

Millions of people are choosing an adjustable bed, and it is not hard to see why. Adjustable beds come with a large variety of health benefits that make them a worthwhile investment.

By: Kimberly A Johnson l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Nov 29, 2011 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Donna Cardillo

I'm standing up while writing this. Why? Because I've just been reading research from the last few years about the serious health risks of spending too much time in the day/week sitting down.

By: Donna Cardillo l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l May 10, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski

Learn about forward head posture and how it can cause headaches, muscle tension, joint irritation, neck pain and even low back pain. Chiropractic can help!

By: Dr. Elisabeth Serbinski l Health & Fitness > Ergonomics l Apr 12, 2012 lViews: 120 lComments: 0
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