Saturday, April 09, 2005

Strain and serve

Physiotherapists warn that overuse injuries – commonly called RSI and often associated with keyboard work – could also result from chopping and preparing food.

Queensland Ergonomics and Occupational Health Group chairwoman Venerina Johnston said overuse injuries were more common in women than men.

She said would-be chefs often did not use sharp enough knives or worked at benches that were at an incorrect height.

"Someone could suffer RSI if they were using a knife not sharp enough or were not holding the knife correctly or they were applying too much force. (Via The Sunday Mail)

Straining - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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