Computer users' postures and associations with workstation characteristics.

@article{Gerr2000ComputerUP,
  title={Computer users' postures and associations with workstation characteristics.},
  author={Fredric Gerr and Margery Marcus and Daniel J. Ortiz and Beverly White and Warren Jones and Sally S. Cohen and Eileen M. Gentry and A. M. Edwards and Edith Bauer},
  journal={AIHAJ : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={
          223-30
        }
}
This investigation tested the hypotheses that (1) physical workstation dimensions are important determinants of operator posture, (2) specific workstation characteristics systematically affect worker posture, and (3) computer operators assume "neutral" upper limb postures while keying. Operator head, neck, and upper extremity posture and selected workstation dimensions and characteristics were measured among 379 computer users. Operator postures were measured with manual goniometers… CONTINUE READING

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