Treadmill Desk Ergonomics
Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.
The ergodynamics of typing while on a treadmill desk are a wholly different experience than typing while sitting at a desk.
The easiest way to picture your most “neutral” position is to think about how astronauts’ arms hang when they’re floating in their sleeping bags.
With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
It’s likely that most of your work hours are spent staring at a computer screen. But, if improperly positioned, monitors can spell trouble.
DIY treadmill desk builders need to keep in mind vibration and noise isolation, ergonomics of keyboards, mice and trackballs, static electricity and more.
It seems virtually guaranteed that ever six months or so some university will publish a study negating some aspect of the benefits of treadmill desk usage.
Find out how a treadmill or standing desk can help sufferers of plantar fasciitis strengthen their muscles, move more, and break out of a sedentary life.