Ergonomics of posture--review of various problems of standing and sitting posture.

@article{Grandjean1977ErgonomicsOP,
  title={Ergonomics of posture--review of various problems of standing and sitting posture.},
  author={Etienne Grandjean and W H{\"u}nting},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={1977},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={135-40}
}
Medical and ergonomic field studies indicate that bad standing and sitting postures are sometimes accompanied by pains in muscle and connective tissues of tendons, joint capsules and ligaments. There is evidence that such pains can become the symptoms of chronic diseases attributed to rheumatic disorders. Recent orthopaedic research revealed that inadequate standing and sitting postures provoke excessive increases of intradiscal pressure. These orthopaedic findings, together with ergonomic… CONTINUE READING
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