Design features of alternative computer keyboards: a review of experimental data.

  title={Design features of alternative computer keyboards: a review of experimental data.},
  author={Richard W. Marklin and Guy G. Simoneau},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  volume={34 10},
  • R. Marklin, G. Simoneau
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy
Design of computer keyboards no longer is limited to the flat keyboards that are typically shipped with personal computers. Keyboards now exist that are split into halves and these halves can be slanted away from each other (creating a triangle between the halves), sloped downward toward the visual display terminal, tilted upward like a tent, or simply separated. These design features are intended to alleviate discomfort and possible musculoskeletal disorders that have been suggested to be… 

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