The goal of typing ergonomics is to reduce the strain, stress and wear and tear of your joints as you repeatedly type away.
According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Statistics, about 95% of an office worker's day is spent in front of the computer, typing and using the mouse.
To prevent computer injuries like the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, we should
Preparation Of Typing Posture
Some ergonomists argue that the best keyboard posture is to have the keyboard elevated in the opposite direction, which means you'll be typing 'downwards'. This is because your wrists would be in a more natural position and you can rest better that way (when not typing).
In a Cornell school project for ergonomics, it says that the Ideal typing (keyboard) posture is Negative slope keyboard support
What is your current hand posture?
Other Typing Ergonomics Tips
Ergonomics are not just to prevent strain and pain but to increase efficiency.
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