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December 10th, 2015

The Bottom Line Video: Tablet Use: What are the Risks?

In this edition of “The Bottom Line” Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant, Blake McGowan, summarizes a study conducted by Jack T. Dennerlein, PhD, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences, Bouv´e College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, about the effects of mobile computing technology, such as notebook computers, smart mobile phones, and tablet computers, on musculoskeletal pain. Tips to minimize awkward postures and usage recommendations were found. For “the bottom line”, watch the video.

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Dennerlein JT (2015). The state of ergonomics for mobile computing technology. Work. 52(2):269-77.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more “Bottom Line” videos, view “Static Standing”,The Optimal Distance for Palletizing“ or “2 is the New 3″.