Ergonomics

Updated: 07/06/2021 by Computer Hope

Alternatively referred to as human factors, ergonomics is the study and design of products that reduce stress and improve comfort to the user, helping increase the users' productivity. The picture below is an example of an ergonomic keyboard or Natural Keyboard from Microsoft that helps relieve carpal tunnel syndrome.

Microsoft Natural Keyboard

Tip

See our posture page for the ergonomics you should be following for your posture while sitting at a computer desk.

Business terms, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ISO 9241-3, Keyboard terms, Posture, Standing desk