Re: A Desk That Allows You to Stand or Sit

Subject: Re: A Desk That Allows You to Stand or Sit
From: Jan Axelson <jan -at- lvr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 13:14:26 -0500

>I used to work with someone who had back issues and couldn't sit in
>one place for too long. Solution was to use a high-mounted desk and
>get a tall backed barstool kind of chair.

Several years back I read a book - I think it was _The Chair:
Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design_. For ergonomics, the book
recommended using a taller, workbench-height desk with a chair seat
that slopes slightly down. At a previous (non-writing) job, I had a
tall workbench and liked it fine.

Jan Axelson


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