New answers tagged ergonomics
My personal research has found most "comfortable" (ergonomically friendly) is better than simple change. Theory For a focused single example you specifically call out RSI as a condition you're attempting to avoid. I'll pick out preventing Carpal Tunnel which is a specific form or RSI common in programmers. Let's say over the coarse of 1 hour you move your ...
From my own experience, the biggest problem is when it punctures and explodes. I cannot tell you how big of a shock I got at 3am when my exercise ball chair suddenly exploded and I abruptly landed on the floor.
I was searching for a very long time to find a doctor that is specialiced on back back problems. He explained to me that you should alternate 'moving chairs' with 'regular chairs'. The exercise ball would be a 'moving chair' where you muscles (back and stomage muscles) are trained. And with a 'regular chair' your muscles are lees needed. The trick is to ...
It is very true. Exercise ball sometimes can be interesting, but when it is used for a long time itseems like it's not that beneficial as we think. It can make sense only for short term workouts.
If you have a tablet, take photos of the book and read them there on your tablet. I do it a lot. Not on the treadmill but on my way to university, because it is difficult to hold big books while walking. However, I can not study math deeply without a pen and paper to follow the formulas. If you have a laptop computer and a smartphone, it seems like a good ...
How many pages do you realistically think you will read through in a half an hour to an hour of treadmill time. 20? 50? My experience is that I am lucky to absorb five or ten pages of advanced material. If it is that low of a number I would either make photocopies or print out a few pages of a PDF copy and take the five or ten pieces of paper with you to ...
They make "standing desks" - or you can make your own. This helps with the standing part not the walking part. They also make treadmill standing desks, but they are expensive. In your case, it sounds like the treadmill is at the gym and not in your home. And for math, an audiobook probably wouldn't work. Do you have to use the treadmill? What about an ...
same here because of hypermobilty and law school. no need to make it complex, equip small flashcards and hit the journey. try to memorize what you've to learn. making questions and notes, mindmapping make you learn while preparement. while working out you can overlearn with your imagination and memory. in short: have a note in your pocket, look it and ...
Kinesis has a range of keyboard and mouse solutions for you that help assuming a more natural position. Personally, I am very happy with a Kinesis Advantage keyboard and a Kensington Expert Mouse. Admittedly, those don't allow for a much more natural positioning of the hands, but are much easier on the hands than standard stuff.
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