Tag: "ergonomic" at medical news
School Computer Posture Problems Found
...ent, according to a Cornell University study. The ergonomic
and environmental psychology researchers found tha...g misfit between the workstation facilities andthe ergonomic
requirements for these children," says Oates. She who found nodifferences in how the children rated...
Hand size counts in safe handgun use
...vidual cannot choose a specific handgun for proper ergonomic
fit using these measures. Radwin and Oh (1991; Oh & Radwin, 1993) researched handle and trigger size effects in handheld, trigger-operated power tools. Among their conclusions was the expected one: Smaller people preferred smaller handles. Similar ...
Ergonomic changes help musculoskeletal problems
...Valent-Weitz has found that workers who use proper ergonomic
products and are trained in their use report an av... products, such as a negative-slope keyboard or an ergonomic
chair, little research has involved the impact of coordinated ergonomic
intervention that also inclu...
Researchers to design intervention for work-related injury
...'s School of Medicine, will examine the effects of ergonomic
and pharmaceutical interventions in the secondary prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) in a rat model. Repetitive tasks that are common during the work day, such as reaching, lifting and typing, can lead to injury and disabil...
Space solutions for health
...et elements, an innovative packaging system and an ergonomic
food tray, which, it is hoped, will enable 'Earth-like' eating on board the International Space Station. Ways in which fresh food can be preserved for longer will also be examined during this experiment and, if successful, used on Earth. An innovati...
Workers with carpal tunnel find relief with night-time splinting
... video on carpal tunnel syndrome and how to reduce ergonomic
stressors at work and home. After the six week trial, about half of the splinted group reported significant improvement in their symptoms, with one participant reporting complete relief of symptoms. Compared to the group assigned to just watch the v...