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INFOGRAPHIC: The Health Hazards of Using a Tablet Computer

By Techopedia Staff
Published: October 30, 2012 | Last updated: June 9, 2017

As you read this, are you hunched over a laptop or mobile device? Although no one has ever argued that working on your computer is good for your posture, tablets can put us in especially ergonomically awkward positions. That can mean neck pain, back problems and, over time, poor posture. This infographic from OnlineDegrees.org includes research from a Harvard study about how neck and shoulder posture changes depending on how you use a tablet and what accessories you're using it with. Find out how to reduce the impact of tablet use on your body, before it becomes a pain in the neck!

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Health Hazards of Using a Tablet Computer

Presented By: OnlineDegrees.org

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