The cranky user: Ergonomics, Part 1: The science of not hurting the user information provided by IBM. By Peter Seebach. [From the developerWorks archives – Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: May 04, 2005.This content is no longer being updated or maintained. The full article is provided as is in a PDF file. Given the rapid evolution of technology, some content, steps, or illustrations may have changed. Part 2: Ergonomic devices was not archived.]
Ergonomics, from the Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS). Articles about Equipment, Back Health, Exercises and Stretches, Chairs, Prevention, Program Policy, Evaluations, and Training.
Loughborough Design School has several research groups: Design Ergonomics Research Group, Design Practice Research Group, Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre, Human Factors and Complex Systems, Sustainable Design Research Group, Transport Safety Research Centre, User Centred Design Research Group [United Kingdom]
Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) Information Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is one of a group of muscle diseases known as the inflammatory myopathies, which are characterized by chronic, progressive muscle inflammation accompanied by muscle weakness. [from The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)]
Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF) is an international organization based out of the United Kingdom whose goal is to provide public awareness of ergonomic and its applications. It maintains professional standards, maintains a register of ergonomics consultancies, provides educational material through its website, hosts annual meetings.
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Workplace Factors, a Critical Review of Epidemiologic Evidence for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck, Upper Extremity, and Low Back contributed to by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Cincinnati, OH.
Typing and texting positions can cause skeletal disorders. Watch these YouTube videos for good physical therapy exercises that will correct those problems.
ActiveForever.com provides a wide variety of resources for Assistive Devices that can help people maintain their independence and active lifestyle. Products include electrotherapy TENS and EMS units and supplies, and other items for sports medicine and physical therapy rehabilitation.