The Effects of Visual Display Distance on Eye Accommodation, Head Posture, and Vision and Neck Symptoms

@article{Rempel2007TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Visual Display Distance on Eye Accommodation, Head Posture, and Vision and Neck Symptoms},
  author={David Rempel and Kirsten Willms and Jeffrey Anshel and Wolfgang Jaschinski and James E. Sheedy},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={830-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Determine the effects of display viewing distance on both the visual and musculoskeletal systems while the text height is held constant across viewing distances. BACKGROUND The distance from the eyes to a computer display may affect visual and neck comfort. If the angular size of the characters remains the same, it is recommended that the display be placed at a farther viewing distance (e.g., 70-100 cm). However, in common usage, the character sizes are not adjusted based on viewing… CONTINUE READING
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