Typing Questions: Mavis Beacon

September 28, 2009 at 1:29 pm (Uncategorized)

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

  • List 10 new facts that you did not know before

Carpal Tunnel is a common CTD among typists.

Carpal Tunnel is made up of four main nerves on the arm.

Overuse of tendons causes them to become irritated.

Carpal Tunnel can be treated with steroids and even surgery.

A good chair to use is an ergonomic chair because you can adjust its height and it rolls.

If your under stress at work, a cluttered work space can cause more stress.

While typing, your elbows should be at a 90-degree angle.

Thighs and hips should be well supported by your chair while you are typing.

Wrists need to be straight and level to the keyboard.

Typing while you are on the phone strains your muscles.

  • What is CTD?

CTD is Cumulative Trauma Disorder.

  • Why do CTD’s occur?

Lack of exercise and improper neck position can cause CTD.  People get CTD’s because of their work styles or equipment.

  • What is Ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the science that deals with people and their wprk environment and how people use their work environment during the day.


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