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About.com Ergonomics: Most Popular Articles



These articles are the most popular over the last month.



Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:43:06 +0000

 



What's the Optimal Height for a Bar?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Find out what the best height for your bar top is, whether it's for your kitchen breakfast bar, wet bar in your basement, or the local pub.



The Unintended Effects of Fluorescent Lights on...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Learn about the effect fluorescent lights can have on your productivity, welfare, and body, and what solutions are available.



Can You Guess the Optimal Height for a Kitchen...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for your kitchen counter top should be. Do you know what the best height is for most people?



What Is the Optimal Kitchen Upper Cabinet Height?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Are you redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for your upper cabinets in the kitchen are, and what other measurements are needed.



What Is Ergonomics, Anyway?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read about the definition and explanation of what ergonomics is. Also, read about what comfort and efficiency is, and how this impacts ergonomics.



Tips for Driving With Good Ergonomic Posture

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Whether on your daily commute or an extended road trip, good ergonomic setup can go a long way to enhancing the comfort and effectiveness of your driving.



Conditions Often Mistaken for Plantar Fasciitis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What other conditions are often misdiagnosed or confused with plantar fasciitis? Read about these conditions here.



What Are the Optimal Toe Kick Dimensions?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What are the best dimensions to use for a base cabinet toe kick? Read what dimensions are needed for the base cabinet to maintain counter top balance.



Layout Tips and Details for Designing an...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient galley or corridor style kitchen, from the basic design elements, and other considerations.



What Is Gamer's Thumb? - Repetitive Stress Injury

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read about the repetitive stress injury known as Gamer's Thumb, what anatomy is irritated in this condition, and what can happen if left untreated.



Tips for Preventing Everyday Eye Strain

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Tips to prevent eye strain.



Can You Prevent Cumulative Trauma Disorder?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Cumulative stress disorders, also known as repetitive stress injuries, occur when a body part is overused or stressed by a repeated aciton or motion.



What is a Human's Psychological Makeup for...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of a human's psychological makeup for human factors.



Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Know the Symptoms

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What are Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms? The symptoms depend on what type of syndrome you have. Read about them here.



What Is a Toe Kick For in Kitchen Ergonomics?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read this article that explains the importance of a toe kick in a base cabinet. Why is this an important part of kitchen design?



How Your Office Temperature May Distract You At...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What is the best way to determine the ideal office temperature? There are several factors to consider, including gender, age and office environment.



What Is the Definition of Ergonomics?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A definition of ergonomics.



The Benefits of Ergonomics

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Discussing the benefits of ergonomics



Texting Thumb and Repetitive Stress Injury

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Learn about the repetitive stress injury known as texting thumb. Find out what causes this type of injury, and other cell phone injuries that can occur.



Treating De Quervain's Syndrome at Home

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Find home remedies and treatments for De Quervain's Syndrome, which includes hydration, rest, physical therapy, medication, and more.



Do You Need a U-Shaped Kitchen?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The U-shaped kitchen can be an efficient layout, especially in a larger space. There are a few recommended guidelines on how to best configure your U.



What is Bursitis?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Explanation, definition and symptoms of Bursitis.



What are the Common Symptoms of Eye Strain?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Eye strain has a diverse range of symptoms that, at first glance, you might not even recognize as an eye problem.



Shoes and Plantar Fasciitis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The Great Ergonomic Shoe Debate and How it Relates to Plantar Fasciitis



The Common Symptoms and Causes of Eye Strain

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The causes of eye strain, including common activities like computer use, environmental factors like bad lighting, and personal factors like fatigue.



How To Unblock Tear Ducts Yourself

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A few simple steps can usually unblock tear ducts and keep the natural eye lubrication system working as it should. But what causes blocked tear ducts?



Guide to Setting Up an Ergonomic Computer Station

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Steps on how to set up an ergonomically sound computer workstation to make it more comfortable and efficient to prevent repetitive stress injuries.



Does Your Kitchen Need a Work Triangle?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

For decades efficient kitchen design centered around the kitchen triangle. But does this staple of kitchen design meet the needs of the modern family?



Tips For Soothing Your Eyes and Relieving Eye...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Learn ways to start a regimen to soothe your tired and strained eyes, from getting more sleep to staying hydrated, dimming lights, massage, and more.



Problems Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

You can use lights to help adjust the body's sleep cycle and wake up naturally, even during dark mornings during daylight saving time



Your Options for the Treatment and Prevention...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Learn about treatment and prevention options for tendonitis of the wrist. Also, read about how to maintain a healthy wrist, and how to stop stress.



How Many Types Of Tendonitis Are There, Anyway?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

There are as many types of tendonitis as there are tendons in the body. When these tissues connecting bone to muscle become inflamed it can be painful.



L-Shaped or Corner Kitchen Layout

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient L-shaped style kitchen.



6 Important Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a life threatening condition that can strike anyone. Identifying the symptoms early can help.



What is a Human's Cognitive Capability?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of a human's cognitive capability.



Vibration White Finger: Treatment &...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What are the treatments and ways to prevent Vibration White Finger? Here are the options for you, and how to maintain a healthy body.



Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The galley or Ccrridor kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a small kitchen space. The details of the galley/corridor kitchen layout are...



Tips for Preventing Repetitive Stress Wrist...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read these tips on preventing repetitive stress injuries of the wrist such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, and Bursitis.



Can People Really Multitask?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

How well can you multitask? One reader asks if it's possible or a myth. Find out our answer and how it relates to ergonomics.



How to Properly Adjust the Driver's Seat

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read this step-by-step guide on how to adjust the driver's seat for proper leg room. Also, read about proper seat tilt, angle, height, and lumbar support.



How to Lengthen Your Life: Stand at Your Desk!

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The many physical and mental benefits to standing while working including increased metabolism, reduced pain and increased alertness and energy.



Are Ergonomics Worth the Cost?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Weighing the Benefits of Ergonomics Against the Costs



How to Hydrate and Lubricate Your Dry Eyes

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Keeping your eyes hydrated or lubricated is important for eye health. Dry eyes can be uncomfortable, and can lead to a host of other eye problems.



How To Set Up Your Laptop to Be as Ergonomic as...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Certain steps can be taken to create a sound ergonomic (safe and comfortable) laptop setup as a desktop, whether it's the main computer or temporary setup.



Do Gloves Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Do gloves help relieve symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome? Read about what gloves can do to help this condition, and if they are right for you.



A Room-by-Room Guide for Ergonomic Lighting...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read this listing of minimum lighting levels for residential rooms and spaces. Find the best lighting for the kitchen, home office, family room, and more.



How You Benefit From Anthropometrics

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Anthropometry, or anthropometrics, is the study of humans' size and shape. It's a field of research that has had many different applications.



Causes of Bursitis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An Explanation of Bursitis's Causes



Tips for Reducing Glare and Eye Strain

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read about ways on how you can reduce and eliminate glare to reduce eye strain, from fixing the surface and light source, and help your eyes.



Sizing Guide for Children's Backpacks

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A fitting and measuring guide for correctly sizing a child's backpack.



Benefits of the Graphical User Interface

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Learn about the benefits of using a Graphical User Interface (GUI). How does it benefit organizations, and how does it benefit individuals?



A Review of Vibram Five-Fingers 'Barefoot'...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read a review of the Vibram FiveFingers Footwear to see if this is the best ergonomic shoe for you. Learn why this is different and what the benefits are.



When to See a Doctor for Bursitis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

When is Your Bursitis Bad Enough to Need Medical Help?



The Benefits of Ergonomics: Improving...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Using good ergonomics when designing a product, setting or system will help any user understand how to use it better.



Explanation of the Natural Wrist Position in...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Explanation of the Natural Wrist Position in Ergonomics



Ergonomics for Musicians

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A discussion on how ergonomics can benefit a musician. Special interest has been placed on reducing repetitive stress injuries.



Explaining the Different Types of Voice...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Explaining the Different Types of Voice Recognition



What Is Human Error in Ergonomics?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What is human error? Read this article to learn about what human error is, what are the different causes, and what can be done about it.



Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

How to diagnose Toasted Skin Syndrome.



What Are the Symptoms of Shin Splints?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Read about the symptoms of shin splints, what kinds of pain are associated with shin splints, and how a doctor can use this to diagnose the cause.



Computer Vision Syndrome Essentials

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Everything yo need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome.



Should I Where a Brace for My Tendinitis?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Will a brace help my tendinitis...



Trigger Finger Pictures and Videos

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Pictures, Images and Videos Showing Trigger Finger



Figure Out Which Tasks Cause You Pain by Using...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Instructions on how to use a visual analog pain scale.



Problems With Fluorescent Lights

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

There are some draw backs that should be considered when using fluorescent lights. The sole use of fluorescent can have some negative ergonomic and health effects on you including flicker.



The Miracle Ball Method Product Review

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An ergonomic review of the Miracle Ball Method.



What Contributes to Human Error?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Explaining the factors that contribute to human error.



What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT.



How a Cortisone Shot Helps Treat Repetitive...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of what a cortisone shot is and how it helps treat repetitive stress injuries. Read about what else you should know about this treatment.



An Ergonomic Look at Why We Wrap Gifts

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

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The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout Variations

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Some common variations on the galley/corridor kitchen layout.



What are Body Mechanics?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of body mechanics.



What Is a Musculoskeletal Disorder?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

What is a Musculoskeletal Disorder? Read about what these disorders are, how these injuries occur, and find examples.



Optimal

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An explanation of the term optimal.



Why Sitting on Your Wallet Is a Bad Idea

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Improve your posture and reduce your back pain by taking your wallet out of your back pocket. Read about what happens if you do sit on your wallet.



The Ergonomics of Apple’s OSX

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A look into what makes a Mac running OSX so ergonomic.



Steering Wheel Ergonomics - The 10 and 2 Position

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Do You Still Need to Hold the 10 and 2 Position



What Causes Muscle Pain?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The causes of muscle pain. Ergonomics.



Your Complete Starter Kit for DVT

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Everything You Need to Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis



The Body Dimension of Shoe Length as it Relates...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The Body Dimension of Shoe Length as it Relates to Anthropometrics



Does My Child Need a Smaller Keyboard?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Discussing if children should use adult sized keyboard at a computer.



Circumduction

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A Definition of Circumduction as it Relates to Movement in the Human Body



Efficiency

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of Efficiency. Ergonomics.



Definition of Aesthetics

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of Aesthetics. Ergonomics.



iPhone Product Review and Evaluation

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An ergonomic product review of the Apple iPhone.



Tennis Elbow: Treatment & Prevention

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Treatment and prevention options for Tennis Elbow



Definition of Lateral Leg Room

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of Lateral Leg Room. Ergonomics.



Definition of a Virtual Knob

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of a Virtual Knob. Ergonomics.



Body Mechanics

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of Body Mechanics. Ergonomics.



How Ergonomics and Chiropractic Care Can Go...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

How Ergonomics and Chiropractic Care Can Go Hand in Hand



Definition of Vertical Leg Room

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Definition of Vertical Leg Room. Ergonomics.



The Definition of a Case Study as it is Used in...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The Definition of a Case Study as it is Used in Ergonomics, Human Factors and Usability Analysis



Black and Decker Cordless Shear/Shrubber/Hedge...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Review of the Black & Decker Cordless Shear/Shrubber?Hedge Trimmer.



The Definition of a Controlled Vocabulary as it...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The Definition of a Controlled Vocabulary as it is Used in Ergonomics and Usability



Should I Use the Thumb Keyboard on my iPad?

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Discussing if you should use the split keyboard on your iPad.



The Definition of a Focus Group as it is Used...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

The Definition of a Focus Group as it is Used in Ergonomics, Human Factors and Usability Analysis



A Description of the Control Type - Wheel

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

A Description of the Control Type - Wheel



What is Plantar Fasciitis

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known as Plantar Fasciitis



An Ergonomic Review of the Penclic Wireless...

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

An Ergonomic Review of the Penclic Wireless Mini Keyboard



We Review Superfeet Shoe Insoles

2017-02-26T11:43:06Z

Here is an ergonomic product review of Superfeet Insoles. How are these insoles different than others, and what are the benefits of using them?