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Tablets increase neck strain 3-5 times, says ergonomics study
March 13, 2015

VasavadaPULLMAN, 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.

Feb. 27: Learn about handheld devices at ‘Gadget Menagerie’
February 18, 2014

gadgets-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Libraries will hold free, public training 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in Terrell 20E about e-readers, tablets and other handheld devices – how they work, what they have in common and basic tips.