From The ‘health’ Category

Ergonomic Gaming Desk: The Benefits

September 22nd, 2011

Guest post by self-proclaimed nerd gamer Kiera Walters I’ll admit it. I’m a nerd. I embrace the geek title and everything that it entails. I like comic books, Science Fiction, and superhero movies. There’s nothing wrong with that. However, I will unequivocally state, now that I know better, that I refuse to sacrifice my own…Read this article »

Ergonomic Chairs: A History

July 22nd, 2011

Last week, one of my favorite ergonomics blogs posted a really interesting history of ergonomic chairs. The term ergonomics was coined in the 19th century by a Polish biologist, and since then the term–much like ergonomics itself–has changed according to our needs and perceptions. Applying the term ergonomics to extended episodes of sitting wasn’t common…Read this article »

Debunking Ergonomics Myths

July 15th, 2011

This week we were impressed by a recent article posted on the site Office-Ergo, discussing conventional vs. current views on certain ergonomics topics related to posture, positioning, and eye strain. Especially interesting for Mobo users is the information on common keyboard myths. The article debunks the belief that keyboards must always be at a certain…Read this article »

Chairs and Posture

July 6th, 2011

Summary of “Chairs, Posture and the Alexander Technique,” by Robert Rickover I first heard about the Alexander Technique several weeks, when integrative physician Dr. Weil briefly mentioned it on Twitter. The gist is this: trained specialists help you learn how to have good posture again. While children naturally have perfect posture, over the years our…Read this article »