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From Technostress to Technohealth

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Session 1

"    Introduction and presentation of the components that underlie Healthy Computing (Peper & Gibney, 2000).

"    Demonstration using multimodal biofeedback of physiological response patterns that occur during typing and mousing with emphasis on: lack of awareness, muscle bracing of the deltoid and trapezius, absence of micro-breaks, emotional reactivity with electrodermal activity and respiration pattern changes (Peper et al, 2003).

"    Demonstration and training with a Myotrac - , single-channel portable electromyography (EMG), for monitoring from the deltoid, trapezius, and forearm muscles.

"    Brief discussion of micro-, meso- and macro breaks.

"    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.


Session 2

"    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



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Erik Peper, Ph.D. is an international authority on biofeedback and self-regulation. He is Professor and Co-Director of the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies, Department of Health Education. He is President of the Biofeedback Foundation of (more...)
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