Ref. Faculteit Geneeskunde; subject Finger Arch
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This study addresses finger joint morphology and the effect on finger joints. The data addresses the use of finger joints while handling PC mice, especially flexing and extending the fingers.
Let’s talk about possible relevance for computer aided learning. Highly intense use of the finger, while handling the computer mouse, as in e-learning, may lead to hand- or finger complaints,
The use of forearm and hand support is associated with less shoulder muscle activity and shoulder torsion while palm support is associated with less wrist extension. This type of support
Biomechanical research has shown that a palm supporting surface provides a better solution to prevent neck, shoulder, arm and hand complaints. For example in view of the reduced or possible
Background information on how to work in a comfortable position is provided, for example the positive effects of a slanted mouse (palm supporting area at an angle of 25° or