ergonomics Newsletter


June 21 2011 Ergonomics Newsletter

In spite of my plan to continue the discussion on Pregnancy and Ergonomics, I was waylaid by an interesting experience during a recent workstation assessment.

The latest article from the Ergonomics site at deals with hip, kee and leg issues that may be related to sitting posture. It also address some solutions, one of which is low effort and low cost (thank goodness).

Hips, Knees and Legs - Sitting Issues
In Ergonomics one solution can sometimes work to solve several problems. In the case of sitting issues with the hip, knee and legs, this is particularly true - especially when all three body parts are affected. After all, the leg bone is connected to the knee bone...

Also, please visit the site at for past articles on many different subject all of which concern about Ergonomics and how it affects everything you do.

While you're there, don't forget that we have a free public ergonomics forum. You can start subjects that are interesting to you and share your thoughts and ideas about other posts. To participate, go to this link -

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

virginia hixson, Ergonomics Editor

Virginia Hixson is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Project Management Professional practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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