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“Mobile Workstation“ has become the most up-to-date ergonomic concept in the 21st century. That means everyone keeps changing postures for comfort when in working or learning, like standing, sitting, tilting forward, reclining backward, looking far, moving body’s gravity of center, shifting body force and support, and changing gravitation distribution of joints and spines so to avoid musculoskeletal stiffness and enhance attention and performance.

In recent years, the numbers of patients suffering from backache are increasing, and most are with low back pain caused by lumbar vertebra problem. This is why many people often tilt forward on the legs of their chair for more comfort after sitting for long periods of time as this position relieves pressure on the spine.
 
Besides, the tabletop angles can not only affect neck vertebral but also the tilt angles of upper trunk and the change of lumbar vertebra. For instance, an ordinary tabletop can easily cause hunchback, headache, and tired eyes due to eye vision and body movement (ie: arm) for work. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) suggests the most appropriate writing angle is 15°+ above horizontal line, reading is 30°+, and mapping requires higher, normally is 30°~70° or so.
 
From the above, we figure out that keep changing postures and choose chair with similar forward tilting function and desk with height and top angle adjustment are all good for health and truly fulfill the meaning of ergonomics to health.
 
A child’s bedroom is a place for learning and living, and should be also a haven of well-being. Throughout their senses, children absorb various items of information that can influence their well beings.
We would like to share some tips that you can do to help:
  • Provide bright, well-lit rooms and working space.
  • Children’s rooms should always be well ventilated
  • Carefully chosen natural materials with rounded corners.
  • Our bodies are designed for movement. Even while children are doing their homework or learning, their bodies’ needs must be supported: to ensure the desk and swivel chair guarantee the right condition when sitting.
     
Nowadays our children are spending longer time in front of the desk, for the studying, and the computer works. Therefore, a proper workstation is important for them, to have a healthy growth and development of the body.
 
From primary school until graduation, only ergonomic furniture that can grow with children can help them sit and stand in the ergonomically ‘correct’ position during this important period of growth and development.
 
All ergonomic desks and tables are height adjustable because they need to correspond to the user’s height – just as our shows have to fit our feet. For example, the tops of the desk can be tilted, since the sight distance between the eye and the document is much less in a child than in an adult. That is why the document should be brought nearer to the eyes rather than the eyes to the document, as otherwise the child’s back will be rounded, which in turn could cause backache and headache as well as other problems.
 
 
 
 




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Measurement of proper distance for reading – about the length of your arm, as illustrated below:

The desktop are continuously adjustable up to 15 degree for writing and typing, > 30 degree for reading, and 45 degree for drawing (recommended only, in real case, it should be adjusted according to individual experience).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reading distance

Reference standard
ISO9241【I】
DIN66234【2】
JISZ8513【4】
Reading distance
50~70㎝
50㎝
40㎝

Recommended reading distance: 46 ~ 60 cm


 
“Sitting Properly”

“Sitting properly “is a science, all you need to do is observe a few basic rules regarding the sitting position:
  • Sit with the whole sole of the foot on the floor
  • The lower leg should be vertical  to the floor, the thigh horizontal
  • The lower arms should rest slightly on the desk
  • The seat should tilt approximately 2 degree
  • The seat depth should be positioned correctly
  • The thighs should not be in contact with the front edge of the seat
  • The backrest should be adapted to the back and support the lumbar region
  • There should be sufficient legroom.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 

 
 
 
    Adjustment of proper seat height

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adjustment of proper desk height

 
 
Examples of using ergonomic workstation
 
Ergonomic Tilt Desk (G2S)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



SOHO Workstation (G3L)