Ergonomic News

How Sitting All Day Is Damaging Your Body, And How You Can Counteract It
Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 per cent. You’re shaving off seven years of quality life. You’re also more at risk for certain types of cancer. Simply put, sitting is killing you. That’s the bad news. The good news: It’s easy to counteract no matter how lazy you are. | read article

Time to stand up for less sitting around at work
The gentle art of sitting is not as benign as it seems. We sit too much, especially at work where we spend more than two-thirds of the time in a chair. | read article 
Source: The Australian Financial Review

How well do you sit?
BAD computer posture can lead to injury, so learn to sit correctly. | read article 

Pupils' chairs 'pain in the back'
Increasing numbers of school children are suffering from bad backs because of ill-fitting chairs, a report says. | read article 
Source: BBC

The back road for the hunchbacks of the computers
With generations of kids hunched in front of keyboards for hours at a time or carrying heavy schoolbags, maybe posture needs to be back on the agenda. | read article
Source: ABC

Get comfortable - computing ergonomics efforts pay off
(IDG) -- Many employers give short shrift to the ergonomic designs of equipment such as desks and chairs when outfitting work spaces for teleworkers. | read article 
Source: CNN