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How to Sit properlyat a Computer !!To :Dr. Zaher AlmasriBy: http://about.me/imad.mohsenAl-Quds universityJerusalem / Pales...
Pain due to computer use• Neck• upper back• Muscles• Tingling, Numbnessdown the arm :P• Weakness of theShoulder, arm orhan...
Stress ..strain ..stress!!
Result• Head forwardPosture• Hunchback• Rounded Shoulders• Raised shoulder onone side• Tilted or rotatedheadImad Mohsen …....
What happenswhen we work on a computer ?• Distribution of weight.• Our heads are veryheavy.• 1/ we reduce thenormal curve ...
2/pectoral muscles• Shortened pectscause the shouldersto roll forward• This along withmuscle fatigue causehead forwardmove...
3/ lower neck and upper back• stress is transferredat there.• contains a complexnetwork of nervesthat go to your armand ha...
4/ Brain• If the neck is not in its properalignment vessels (Vertebralartery ) arecompromised and the braingets a decrease...
So, How Do WeCorrect This ?Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
Sit up tall-• hips as far back as theycan go in the chair.• Seat height.• Back of the chair to a100°-110°.• shoulders are ...
Sit close to your keyboard• directly in front ofyour body.• the keys arecentered with yourbody.Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds univ...
Position your keyboard carefully.• shoulders are relaxed.• wrists and hands arestraight.• the mouse as close aspossible to...
Learn powerful touchtyping technique at keyboard• TypingMaster• Highschools!!
Typing - texting• Document holderdirectly in front .Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
Get yourself anergonomic chairImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
Monitor - screen• Your neck is in a neutral.• relaxed .• The right height• Distance .• Reduce any glare• Vertical screen a...
Laptops vs. researchers• Hot Laptops Cause ""Toasted Skin Syndrome“• Laptop on belly .developed discoloration. It doesnt g...
Using laptop in bed isdangerous* air !!Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
laptop cooling pad• Laptop TrayImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
small breaks !!• constant sitting is verydamaging to yourhealth.• walking around.• standing ,doingstretches.• anything to ...
Manage Your Diet• staying hydratedImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
Listen to your body• Get in a comfortablepositionImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
Pray is an exercise + breakImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
stretching exercises
Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
videosEndImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
How to sit properly at a computer
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How to sit properly at a computer

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By: http://about.me/imad.mohsen
Al-Quds university
Jerusalem / Palestine
2013

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How to sit properly at a computer

  1. How to Sit properlyat a Computer !!To :Dr. Zaher AlmasriBy: http://about.me/imad.mohsenAl-Quds universityJerusalem / PalestineImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  2. Pain due to computer use• Neck• upper back• Muscles• Tingling, Numbnessdown the arm :P• Weakness of theShoulder, arm orhand.• HeadachesImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  3. Stress ..strain ..stress!!
  4. Result• Head forwardPosture• Hunchback• Rounded Shoulders• Raised shoulder onone side• Tilted or rotatedheadImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  5. What happenswhen we work on a computer ?• Distribution of weight.• Our heads are veryheavy.• 1/ we reduce thenormal curve of ourlower back ( lordosis)maintain the balanceof the body• spine• legs• neck• musclesand joints.Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  6. 2/pectoral muscles• Shortened pectscause the shouldersto roll forward• This along withmuscle fatigue causehead forwardmovement• The result is strain onthe neck• The main stabilizerof hand position isthe pect muscles• after hours :weak+ shortImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  7. 3/ lower neck and upper back• stress is transferredat there.• contains a complexnetwork of nervesthat go to your armand hands• Reduced strengthin arm and hand• Changes insensation• Changes inreflexesImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  8. 4/ Brain• If the neck is not in its properalignment vessels (Vertebralartery ) arecompromised and the braingets a decreased bloodflow which in turn causesheadaches.Vertebral artery
  9. So, How Do WeCorrect This ?Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  10. Sit up tall-• hips as far back as theycan go in the chair.• Seat height.• Back of the chair to a100°-110°.• shoulders are relaxed.
  11. Sit close to your keyboard• directly in front ofyour body.• the keys arecentered with yourbody.Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  12. Position your keyboard carefully.• shoulders are relaxed.• wrists and hands arestraight.• the mouse as close aspossible to thekeyboard.• Adjust the keyboardheight
  13. Learn powerful touchtyping technique at keyboard• TypingMaster• Highschools!!
  14. Typing - texting• Document holderdirectly in front .Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  15. Get yourself anergonomic chairImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  16. Monitor - screen• Your neck is in a neutral.• relaxed .• The right height• Distance .• Reduce any glare• Vertical screen angle.Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  17. Laptops vs. researchers• Hot Laptops Cause ""Toasted Skin Syndrome“• Laptop on belly .developed discoloration. It doesnt go away.• University Hospital Basel hotlaptop could lead to skindamage that mightdevelop into skin cancer• Laptops Cause Infertilityin Men (State University of NewYork)increased scrotumtemperature up to 35degreesImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  18. Using laptop in bed isdangerous* air !!Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  19. laptop cooling pad• Laptop TrayImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  20. small breaks !!• constant sitting is verydamaging to yourhealth.• walking around.• standing ,doingstretches.• anything to break upof sitting.• 1-2 m stretch breaksevery 20-30 minutes.• Look away from themonitor and focus onsomething in the distance.• Rest your eyes by coveringthem for 10-15 seconds.Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university - Palestine
  21. Manage Your Diet• staying hydratedImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  22. Listen to your body• Get in a comfortablepositionImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  23. Pray is an exercise + breakImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  24. stretching exercises
  25. Imad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine
  26. videosEndImad Mohsen ….. Alquds university -Palestine

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