Important Ergonomic factors to set students up for success at their desk!
Ergonomics is a strange word. So what does it mean and is it important?
Ergonomics refers to the science of how we choose, arrange and use our learning and/or work environment, including our furniture and accessories, so we’re most efficient and most safe while we learn or work.
When we’ve given careful consideration to our ergonomics we are most productive and have least stress and strain on our mind and body.
Doesn’t that sound worthwhile?
Some benefits of an ergonomically healthy learning/ study setup are
- Feeling more energised and alert
- Having better posture
- Feeling less muscle tightness and tension
- Being more productive
- Feeling less stiffness and soreness
There’s a few important points to consider when it comes to having an ‘Ergonomically friendly’ setup…
I went into detail regarding the ‘Ergonomic Guidelines’ for setting students up for home-learning and home-study in my recent online ‘Student Ergonomics’ workshop…