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

Computers and Kids

Ergoweb reports: Young people of the digital age need to know how to prevent pain from using their tools and toys. A new ergonomics campaign and web site shows them the way. Many everyday activities of today’s youngsters – texting, … 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

Cell Phones: Friends or Foes?

We love our mobiles. Can’t live without them. But for most people, the relationship with their phone is becoming increasingly phobic. The handsets never seem to behave consistently. Programming them is never easy or intuitive and most of us haven’t … Continue reading