TITLE

Workplace wellness: Training techniques for desk jockeys

AUTHOR(S)
Carr, Melissa
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Oct2006, Issue 288, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several ways to avoid several health problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, stiffness and headaches due to muscles misuse or inactivity while working at the office.
ACCESSION #
22779447

 

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