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2012-06-10 23:03:37

Surprise dad with ergonomic seating and a life-changing Zero Gravity recliner for back pain and tension relief during the We´ve Got Your Back´s Father´s Day promotion. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2012 We´ve Got Your Back, featuring the latest designs in ergonomic seating, tension relief and back pain in Los Gatos, is thrilled to announce its Father´s Day promotion and the continuation of its Human Touch Spring Promotion. “It can be hard to find dad exactly...

MP3 Song-Searching Can Increase Risk For Drivers
2012-04-16 10:31:26

Consumers are increasingly using MP3 players in their vehicles, and auto makers have responded: Data show that 90% of new vehicles sold in the United States have MP3 connectivity. Makers of aftermarket MP3 controllers are also responding with devices that have claimed to decrease driver distraction. But according to human factors/ergonomics researcher John D. Lee and colleagues, MP3 players might increase distraction risk, depending on which devices drivers use and how long they look away...

2012-04-14 23:03:46

Learn how to apply ergonomic principles in Mastery Technologies´ new Advantage training course for office workers. Viewers learn how to adjust the body, chairs, computer equipment and work surfaces to reduce the physical stress and strain associated with desk work. “Office Ergonomics: Improving our Office Comfort,” incorporates user-friendly quizzes after each video section to ensure viewers understand the principles being explained. Novi, MI (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Every...

2012-03-30 23:01:36

Industry leaders collaborate to add ergonomic medical tables for vascular and cardio sonographers to Oakworks Medical Equipment line, designed to limit injury and prolong careers. New Freedom, PA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Carolyn Coffin of Sound Ergonomics announced today the company´s involvement in the development of ergonomic medical tables with Oakworks Medical. Numerous studies have shown that ergonomically correct work postures are important for reducing the risk for occupational...

2012-03-17 23:03:28

Oakworks ® Inc. America's premiere manufacturer of Medical, Spa, and Massage tables and patient positioning devices announces a line of Procedure Chairs designed to meet the needs of medical and medispa facilities. New Freedom, PA (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Oakworks® Inc., http://www.oakworks.com. Jeff Riach, CEO of Oakworks® Inc., an industry leader in the manufacturing of medical tables and positioning devices, announced today the launch of their new Procedure Chair Line. Oakworks...

2012-03-12 13:00:00

The ARM, first stand iPad 3 ready, especially designed to be used in bed, is the most versatile and innovative stand on the market. Works with any Tablet, any Case, any Brand. The ARM is available for pre-order on kickstarter.com New York City, New York (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 The ARM has been designed having in mind all the people who need to use the iPad hands-free (without mentioning the utility for people with disabilities or forced in bed for prolonged time). 10 months of perfectioning...

2012-03-10 08:00:00

With the Ion Air Mouse Glove the Hand has the power to control the computer Cursor from 35 ft away. Cocoa, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Bellco announces that its new Ion wireless Ergonomic air mouse glove has reached around the world. It is available worldwide. Bellco says, “Since the launch just a couple months ago our new product is gaining sales and exposure worldwide”. The new Ion wireless air mouse glove has given the users freedom from the traditional table mouse. More and...

2012-03-06 13:57:20

Advances in technology have brought the video gaming experience closer to that of traditional physical games. Although systems, such as the Wii, that incorporate these features fly off the shelves, the increasingly complex technology may alienate certain segments of the population, including seniors. In their upcoming Ergonomics in Design article, “Putting Fun Into Video Games for Older Adults,” authors Anne McLaughlin and colleagues conclude that even games for “all...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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