Ergonomic Nightmare of the Week: Christmas

Christmas is a time of togetherness and giving and joy and all that good stuff. But Christmas time can also be an ergonomic nightmare. Think about it: Christmas travel (crowds, lost baggage, lines, uncomfortable seating, stress) Bending down to cut … Continue reading

The Internet and the Elderly

For many of us, browsing the Internet has become a daily task that we carry out with the same unconscious ease as channel surfing from our couch. The meaning of words like URL and Homepage are as obvious to us … Continue reading

The Ergonomics of the Toilet

According to the creators of Nature’s Platform, the every day act of sitting on the toilet is not an ergonomically natural position and can lead to serious damage to the pelvic organs. This article on the history of the toilet … Continue reading

Ergonomic Dental Care for Kids (and Adults)

Ergonomics is the science of people-machine relationships. An ergonomically designed product is in harmony with a person’s body, mind, or actions. So what does an ergonomic product for kids look like? The Tooth Tunes toothbrush from Hasbro is a great … Continue reading

Interview with Ergonomics Expert Alex Charish

This an informative, funny, and interesting interview that cuts through the hype and misinformation surrounding ergonomics, ergonomic products, and the causes of repetitive motion injuries. There are lots of nuggets in this video, well worth watching. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHP6a2MRd0g]