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Correct Posture and Health Awareness for Working with Mobile Learning Devices

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How many hours a day do you or your students spend on tablets, phones, or other mobile devices? Are you aware of the potential physical damage that can be caused as a result of poor posture and ergonomics when using these devices? According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children ages 8-18 spend an average of seven and a half hours per day using "entertainment media."

Join Dr. Mark Roerick as he shares the importance of good posture and proper ergonomics - for both children and adults - when using mobile devices. He will explain how "text neck" occurs due to increased use of mobile devices, and will show how this forward head posture can lead to muscle strain, disc herniations, pinched nerves, and even certain metabolic conditions. Dr. Mark will also share things that can be done to prevent or reduce the likelihood of this happening.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Basics , Personal Enrichment, School Safety, Workplace
Tags: ergonomics, mobile devices, posture, preventing injuries

Reviews (26)

Full Member
I never really thought about my posture and technology. Thank you.
Full Member
Personally useful for improving my own posture while using desktop/laptop computers.
Full Member
Very interesting webinar! I am going to share this information with my students.
Thank you for the information!
Full Member
Very good webinar. Very helpful.
Full Member
Really informative with great and doable recommendations.
Full Member
Important to protect our posture while working with the mobile devices and laptops, etc.
Basic Member
Great suggestions for using proper ergonomics when using mobile devices.
Full Member
Thanks Dr. Mark. As I was watching your webinar I was searching my classroom for something to boost up my desktop screen. It is now at a proper level so I'm not looking down on it.
Full Member
I need to get busy on the preventative measures!
Basic Member
As a CAD teacher on the computer all of the time, this is great information to use everyday. Thanks!
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