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   Computers Can Be A Real Pain!
http://KidsHealth.org/kid/watch/k_ergonomics.html
If you're like a lot of kids, you're probably spending a lot of time sitting at the computer, doing schoolwork or playing games. But whether you're writing a report about aardvarks or zapping alien beings, using a computer can affect different parts of your body, like your hands, wrists, back, and eyes. You'll want to keep these parts as healthy as possible now so you can be in good shape for the cyberspace century. Keep reading and you'll learn how.

The Computer Ergonomics for Elementary School Students (CergoS) 
http://www.open.k12.or.us/cergos
The CergoS Web site will show you some simple and affordable ways to make sure that your body is safe and comfortable while using a computer. 

The student area gives advice on what postures to use and how to make it possible to use these postures at all kinds of workstations. You will learn how to solve common problems you will often find in computer workstations. Use this section together with a friend. It is easier that way; you can help each other problem solve.


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Last Updated: 10/21/00