Effect of mental and physical demands on muscular activity during the use of a computer mouse and a keyboard.

@article{Laursen2002EffectOM,
  title={Effect of mental and physical demands on muscular activity during the use of a computer mouse and a keyboard.},
  author={Bjarne Laursen and Bente Rona Jensen and Anne Helene Garde and Anker Helms J{\o}rgensen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          215-21
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study explores the effects of mental and physical demands on muscular activity in the use of the mouse and keyboard in computer work in a time-pressed situation. METHODS Twelve female subjects performed a computer task with four combinations of two forms of input device (computer mouse and keyboard) and two levels of mental demand (with and without a color word test). The time available for response was limited. Performance and electromyography (EMG) were recorded for the… CONTINUE READING
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