October 6 2010 Ergonomics Newsletter
Keyboard Wrist Rests - A Simple Analysis
Which wrist-rest should you choose? How do you know it's the right one? Read this article for some pros and cons to the different design theories - YES - many wrist-rests are designed with ergonomic theories in mind.
Which wrist rest you choose can have an efect on your comfort level in using the computer. It can even affect the way you use your keyboard. It certainly affects your approach to typing and sets up the physical space for your work.
This article looks at the materials wrist-rests are made of, some of the specific design decisions for wrist-rests, and some other factors that may impact how closely the wrist-rest you choose will match your needs.
At the bottom of the article, there's a link to the free Ergonomics forum, where you can participate in on-going discussions or start a topic of your your own within the BellaOnLine Ergonomics Community.
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!
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virginia hixson, Ergonomics Editor
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