PULLMAN, Wash. – Strain on neck muscles increases 3-5 times when using tablet computers compared to sitting with the head in a neutral position, according to recent research by Anita Vasavada at Washington State University. The lowest demand on the neck was when the tablet was in a high propped position.
PULLMAN – Television invaded the classroom 50 years ago, but many teachers held the magic box at arm’s length. It was labeled a distraction and competition. Gradually, academic risk-takers embraced it and proved it to be a useful educational tool. In the 1980s, computers were the new invader, later ushering in something called the […]