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Laptop Ergonomics Tips - Keyboard to be Followed:

Learn about the Laptop Ergonomics tips regarding keyboard

  1. Set up the Laptop Ergonomics keyboard, much like you would your regular keyboard. Elbows should be level with or slightly higher than the keyboard (elbows at approximately 90 degrees, wrists level, upper arms hanging as vertically as possible)
  2. Try using a chair that does not have arm rests so that you will have room to move your arms.
  3. If not, avoid resting on the wrist rest areas while typing. Try using whole hand and arm movements to navigate around the keys.
  4. If there is a option to plug in your regular keyboard and monitor to your laptop, do so (Ergonomic Keyboard).
  5. If you are unfamiliar with your Laptop Ergonomic keyboard, try watching your hands at first to learn where all the keys are placed. Some of them may have been rearranged.
  6. As the touch on laptops are often lighter, and the key bed is shallow, be especially careful not to pound on the keys.
  7. If your laptop has a glide point that is difficult to move, try plugging in an external mouse, and /or try using key commands instead.
  8. When looking down at the screen, be careful not to bend your neck and head forward to see. Try tucking in your chin to look down, keeping your head and neck more or less balanced over the spine.