" Assignment of homework practices that included taking micro-, meso- and macro-breaks; EMG practice; and assigned reading from Muscle Biofeedback at the Computer: A Manual to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) by Taking the Guesswork out of Assessment, Monitoring and Training (Peper and Gibney, 2006).
" Recommendation to download and install a break reminder computer program.
" Group discussion of previous week's home practices. Guidelines on how to work with other people, transferring what was learned to others.
" Demonstration and practice of micro-, meso-, macro-breaks and the importance of interrupt programs.
" EMG feedback practice for micro-break training and how to optimize ergonomic positions.
" Presentation of ergonomic guidelines and factors
" Assignment of homework practices that included practicing breaks, typing with relaxed shoulders, using the EMG personally and with co-workers, assessing personal workstation using the ergonomic check list, and assigned reading.
" Group discussion of previous week's home practices as well as how to monitor/teach others.
" Review, demonstration and practice with ergonomic options of keyboards, chairs, keyboard trays, etc.
" Practice with EMG while testing out alternative equipment such as chairs, keyboards, headsets.
" Group presentation on stress and breathing (Peper, 1990).
" Assignment of homework that included continued practicing of breaks, ergonomic assessment, EMG practice, observing breathing, and assigned reading.
" Group discussion of previous week's home practices, problems that occurred while assessing others, and issues of work stress.