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- Keyboard/mouse exposure
- computer registration software
- computer posture
- upper extremity symptoms
- back disorders
- neurobehavioural effects
- cross sectional studies
- post traumatic stress disorder
Self-reported duration of computer use is usually overestimated. The search for a valid measure of exposure to keyboard/mouse use resulted in the development of a computer registration software. The use of this new software generated unexpected results when IJmker et al1 found software-recorded computer use was not significantly associated with upper extremity/neck symptom onset while self-reported computer use was significantly associated with symptoms in the neck/shoulder and arm/hand. What is captured …
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