" 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.
" 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