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.
Strength training paired with improved flex- ibility may reduce concussions in young athletes. (Photo Rick Gomez/Blend Images) PULLMAN, Wash. – Popular thought says that neck strength helps prevent concussions. But that’s not what recent research at Washington State University reveals. “It appears from the youth research and the football player research that I have done, […]