Essays Tagged: "Repetitive strain injury"

Why stick to Qwerty keyboard

ypists whose job is simply to type, do so continuously. They also happen to be the major victims of repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) which is in large part caused by continuously stroking the keyboards. ... more piece work and bonus systems. These work practices can entail very prolonged rapid or forceful repetitive motions leading to fatigue and overuse of muscles.iiBecause RSI is a major problem to the ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Ergonomics in the Workplace, deals with ergonomic design of a computer workstation and office

ations. We will discuss thesepreventions throughout the paper.First, a few terms may need defining. Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) takes place from the repeated physical movements of certain body pa ... s software to help you reduce the RSI. Micronite softwareiiidesigned a program called ARMS (Against Repetitive Strain Injury) Which reminds you when it is time to take a break. Also, it walks you thro ...

(13 pages) 247 1 3.3 May/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Ergonomics.

r the majority of these computer-related injuries is Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD) also known as Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI). According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Repetitive Stress ... s everything now a days is involving the use of computer. There are greater chances of getting RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) for the hands and arms because we use the keyboard and mouse frequently RS ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay under the headline "THE READER AND THE COMPUTER SCREEN" tells about the disadvantages of studying on-line

ay be about 25% slower than reading from print.Also, Other physical factors such as posture and the repetitive use of a mouse and keyboard may also impinge on the learning styles of individuals and ma ... s of individuals and may even result in physical ailments which deter people from using a computer. Repetitive Strain Injuries, for example, are common health complaints of computer users.To conclude, ...

(1 pages) 92 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Repetetive Strain Injury (RSI)

in in the muscles and tendons, which can escalade and cause permanant tissue damage and disability. Repetitive strain injuries develop slowly over time; and are also called Cumulative Trauma Disorders ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Repetitive Strain Injury.

Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are a category of injuries involving damage to muscles, tendons and ... misuse. Any combination of the following things can lead to the overuse of some part of your body.* Repetitive tasks: Small, rapid movements and/or tasks that are repeated over and over again* Awkward ... cient rest time: No time to relax during the above activitiesThe most common body parts affected by Repetitive strain injuries are the fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, arms, shoulders, back and neck. O ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Discuss how ICT has changed modern society

rain (caused by poor lighting and a flickering screen, causes headaches, weak vision and pain), and Repetitive Strain Injury ( caused by repetition of the same movement , causes aching in arms and sho ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Computers and Health-Individual and Institutional Protective Measures

ong-term computer use. Renewed concerns about radiation, combined with reports of newly-recognized "repetitive stress injuries" such as carpal tunnel syndrome, have led some to call for regulation in ... ing in the same position for too long causes tension buildup and is thought to increase the risk of repetitive motion injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Remedies include changing postures frequ ...

(13 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Dance and Safety

opathies, strains and sprains are commonly seen. The mechanism of these injuries are related to the repetitive movements and loading. Insufficient warm-up, fatigue and technical error were cited as co ...

(5 pages) 1206 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Ethics within the Meat Packing Industry, comparison of utilitarian and deontological perspectives

uman rights standards to protect the human rights of meat and poultry industry workers."2Due to the repetitive nature involved in the processing of meat and poultry on an assembly line, an alarming nu ... each work shift, workers make up to 30,000 hard-cutting motions with sharp knives, causing massive repetitive motion injuries and frequent lacerations. Workers often do not receive compensation for w ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making