Kids need to learn healthy habits for working at a computer. These habits will protect them from injury through their working life. Parents play a crucial role in helping kids acquire healthy habits for computer use.
What follows is part of such an ergonomics program, in the form of guidelines that have been developed for the parents of school children 1. Risks Of Keyboarding People are always being told all about how typing for long periods of time is bad for you, but have you ever wondered what really happens and if there is a real cause for alarm? Well, unfortunately, there is! Poor typing posture can cause pain and other symptoms in your:Back Neck and [...]
There is growing concern these days that children are carrying way too much weight on their backs.
When extra books or clothing, a musical instrument or other equipment are added, the weight they carry can reach 10 kg. But whatever the figure, those packs are simply too heavy for their still-forming bones and muscles.
Heavy backpacks don’t just sap children of energy that might be better used doing schoolwork or playing sports.
Carrying them can also lead to chronic back pain, accidents and possibly lifelong musculoskeletal damage.
More children than ever are currently citing muscle aches, fatigue, numbness, stress fractures in the back, inflammation of [...]