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Ergonomics

Creating the optimal workplace environment

October 19, 2017
Being comfortable at your workspace is key to your efficiency

A new approach to reducing workplace injuries

September 14, 2017
Cognitive psychology combined with human factors research impacting the workplace

Is sitting really ‘the new smoking?’

August 22, 2017
It’s not that simple

Preventing software from causing injury

May 22, 2017
New tool from the Texas A&M School of Public Health could help lower ergonomic risks

The changing ‘shape’ of ergonomics research

March 28, 2017
How the science of workplace health needs to adjust to match Americans’ waistlines

Boosting productivity at work may be simple: Stand up

May 25, 2016
Research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desks

New study indicates students’ cognitive functioning improves when using standing desks

January 14, 2016

Findings published provide the first evidence of neurocognitive benefits of standing desks in classrooms, where students are given the choice to stand or sit based on their preferences.

Healthy legs: Preventing circulation problems on the job

November 20, 2015

Our legs go under cover as the weather turns colder – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give them a second glance this fall and winter. Symptoms of poor circulation normally begin with your legs. Here’s why “getting your blood going” is so important for your health.

What are the effects of depression on work life?

November 20, 2015
Researchers are looking at how precision motor control might be affected by major depression by looking at associated functional changes in the frontal brain regions

Let children move around, stand or walk in the classroom. You’ll see the difference

July 24, 2015

Are standing desks the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic? Ergonomic engineer and Associate Professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health Mark Benden, Ph.D., weighs in on the topic in an editorial piece.