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Ergonomics & Wellness

Make a move to a stronger, healthier you

Staying comfortable as you work starts with ergonomics. It can get complex fast, which is why we simplify it with tools and resources to help you find your best fit, embrace the feel-goodness and make your move to a stronger, healthier you.

It’s Ergonomics Month!

Ergonomics Month

Make Your Move This Ergonomics Month

As a movement company, we get that “ergonomics” is widely known, but narrowly understood. So this month, we’re sharing insights on key ergonomic topics that will help you make a move toward feeling better and stronger. After all, to move forward, you first have to make a move.

Check back each week during Ergonomics Month for a new video to move you forward.

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Mental Health (week 2)

Support a healthy mind and body

To make a stronger, healthier and more comfortable you, we need to talk about your physical and mental health. Did you know that movement has a positive impact on your mental health? Here’s how.

Movement (week 3)

Thrive with movement

Taking care of your body and supporting a feel-good workday starts by simply adding regular movement to your workstyle. Whether it’s using a sit-stand workstation or leading a walking meeting, research shows that your heart, mood, back and neck will thank you.

Posture (week 4)

Fire that frontal lobe

Did you know your posture and your brain’s frontal lobe have a shared interest? Research shows that bad posture does more than hurt your neck and spine. It negatively affects the frontal lobe, which is responsible for key tasks like problem solving and memory.

Well-being (week 5)

Ready for a stronger, healthier you?

Thanks for tuning in to our Ergonomics Month series with helpful tips on improving your overall well-being as you work. Spread the feel-good message with others! After all, we believe informed knowledge seekers are empowered individuals who make this world a better place.

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Ergonomics Made Easy

Get into the zone—your comfort zone, that is

The three-part ergonomic equation provides answers to the ergonomic problems you might face. Consider your workspace in terms of Neutral Posture + Voluntary Motion + Rest Time to find your fit.

Number 1

Neutral Posture

Properly position your display, mouse and keyboard
The result is less strain and fatigue and more energy… more + 
This gets you into your “power zone.” It minimizes stress to your body by naturally encouraging a posture that’s comfortable and requires little energy expenditure, with your elbows close to your core, shoulders open and chin and forearms level with the floor.
Number 2

Voluntary Motion

Incorporate movement into computing routine
This relieves posture fatigue, it’s like pushing the reset button… more +
Great for ergonomics and general wellness. Moving from one postureto the next—especially sitting to standing—helps prevent the cumulative hazards of poor posture and too much sitting while improving circulation, calorie-burn and insulin management.
Number 3

Rest Time

Take brief and frequent breaks
Standing up can be a recuperative posture after sitting a while… more +
This allows your body to rest and recuperate. But don’t assume that rest means sitting! It’s actually a break from whatever posture you’ve been holding. Taking breaks at regular intervals and adding occasional stretching is a great way to relax your eyes, wrists and body.

The right mount will give you the maximum amount of flexibility to get into the right ergonomic zone. By following this list of ergonomics tips, you’ll decrease the strain on your body and reduce risk of repetitive stress injuries.

Sit-Stand Switch

How should you begin to switch it up? Work your way up to changing your position every 30 minutes. These tips will guide you along the way to your new sit-stand workstyle. Click an icon for tips to help you make this a smooth and lasting transition! View Flyer.

Assess Your Space
Not sure where to start? Try evaluating the layout of your workspace.
Make Some Adjustments
Use this tool to position your monitor and keyboard in your power zone.
Play the Game!
Ergonomics is easy, right? Test your skills by finding the problem areas.
Ergonomic Payback Calculator
See how an ergonomic workstation pays for itself through increased productivity.

The Sitting Time Calculator

How much do you really sit each day? Calculate your number and discover the benefits of reducing that time.

Calorie Burn Calculator
By standing during the day, you can burn 50 more calories than sitting. We’ll help you calculate the difference.

E-Book: Champion a Wellness-Inspired Office

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Comfortable Computing

Not done yet? Find even more ways to make your work as comfortable as possible.

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Join the Uprising

For more than three decades, Ergotron has collaborated with global thought leaders, researchers and a community of “standers” to raise awareness about the importance of reducing sedentary behavior.

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Wellness Workstations

As a movement company, we’re dedicated to designing ergonomic products that improve the health and productivity of our customers.

Ergotron’s Ergonomic Index

Find the right fit for you. Use this table to select the Ergotron products that meet the ergonomic requirements of your workspace.

Category Adjustment Benefits

Type 1
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Tilt/pan

Equalize focal distance from top to bottom of screen; reduce glare/reflection; adjust keyboard angle

Type 2
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5" lift, tilt/pan

Reposition height to suit posture; accommodate average range of users at a station

Type 3
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13" lift, tilt/pan

Promote application flexibilty; reposition to suit posture; accommodate wide range (95%) of users at a station

Type 4
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15"+ lift, tilt/pan

Work sitting or standing at the same station; promote application flexibilty; reposition to suit posture