" 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.
" Presentation on diaphragmatic breathing and the role of cognitive stress/sympathetic arousal on trigger point activity and health.
" Practice with EMG from the scalene/trapezius muscles to breathe diaphragmatically and continue to breathe during data entry.
" Assignment of homework that included practicing diaphragmatic breathing at work and while lying down, implementing problem solving strategies, practicing breaks, monitoring co-workers with EMG, and assigned reading.