Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). ECE 417/617: Elements of Software Engineering. Stan Birchfield Clemson University. You are a computer athlete. A dangerous occupation:. This is also dangerous:. As a typical computer user, you “walk” several miles each day on your fingertips.
ECE 417/617:Elements of Software Engineering
A dangerous occupation:
This is also dangerous:
As a typical computer user, you “walk”
several miles each day on your fingertips
(250 keystrokes / min) * (2 in / keystroke) * 4 hours = 2 miles
Why should you be cautious?
Also posture, massage, remove wallet from back pocket,hot/cold treatment, ergonomic keyboard / mouse,
better chair, ...
Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong! Be aware! Do not ignore the symptoms! Seek help when the pain first appears, before it becomes a serious problem!