To learn proper computer posture, try how really poor posture feels

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  • Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

HANDOUT - Two San Francisco State University students show how people compress their necks at the computer. Photo: San Francisco State University/dpa - ACHTUNG: Nur zur redaktionellen Verwendung im Zusammenhang mit der aktuellen Berichterstattung und nur mit vollständiger Nennung des vorstehenden Credits

Sit up straight! Rather than scolding yourself or others for a poor posture, you're better off exaggerating a poor posture. It won't take long before you realise just how bad it is for your body, researchers say. 

To learn proper, strain-free posture while working at a computer, you should try sitting at the screen for a while with exaggeratedly poor posture to experience the effects, a team of American and Dutch researchers suggests. 

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