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December 3, 2016
Try these simple exercises to energize tired eyes after hours of looking a computer screens. Think to Blink Step 1. Blinks slowly… feel eyelids touching lower lids. Repeat 5 times Step 2. Blink lightly and quickly 10 times. End with a relaxing temple massage. Refocus Your Eyes Step 1. Focus on the
December 1, 2016
Here are examples of conventional ergonomic wisdom being disproven. Most involve a relaxing of the previous “strict” rules. Current ergonomics encourage variety and movement rather than an exact posture. Conventional vs Current Monitor Distance 18-24 inches away As far away as possible while still being able to read clearly. Greater distances relax the eyes. Keyboard
November 2, 2016
A well-engineered computer keyboard incorporates ergonomics function with a design to: 1. Minimize awkward postures, 2. Minimize unnecessary force, and 3. Reduce unnecessary repetition. Keyboard use tips: Align the keyboard with the forearm (adjust tilt legs), and use a “wrist rest” where appropriate to reduce wrist extension or bending back (better termed as a palm