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This article is from the Ergonomics and Typing Injury FAQ, by Dan Wallach dwallach@cs.princeton.edu with numerous contributions by others.

02 2. FTP & Gopher & WWW sites

world.std.com
The home of the Boston RSI Archive

ftp://ftp.std.com/pub/
gopher://gopher.std.com/11/FTP/world/pub/boston-rsi

Boston RSI changed its name to RSI-East, and the new archives are at
sjuvm.stjohns.edu (detailed below) The RSI Network Newsletter is a
bi-monthly online newsletter produced by Caroline Rose
<crose@applelink.apple.com> and distributed online by Craig O'Donnell
<dadadata@world.std.com>

ftp://ftp.std.com/pub/
gopher://gopher.std.com/11/FTP/world/pub/rsi

ftp.csua.berkeley.edu
Extensive anonymous ftp archive, including the typing injury FAQ
(frequently asked questions), alternative input device information
(descriptions, reviews, and GIF images), and some software.
Maintained by Dan Wallach <dwallach@CS.Princeton.EDU>.

ftp://ftp.csua.berkeley.edu/pub/typing-injury

(more info below...)

sjuvm.stjohns.edu
A gopher site containing the Electronic Rehabilitation Resource
Center. Lots of disability information, including a searchable
database of national disability resources and access to other gopher
sites with geographically local disability information.

Also home to RSI-East, its message archive, and an archive of the RSI
Network Newsletter.

gopher://sjuvm.stjohns.edu/11/disabled

ftp.demon.co.uk
An ftp site containing the archives of RSI-UK.
ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/rsi

Also, Demon now mirrors the typing-injury archive:
ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/mirrors/csua/typing-injury

engr-www.unl.edu
A World-Wide-Web page with some good pictures of how to hold your
hands, MPEG videos of various exercises, and more.

http://engr-www.unl.edu/ee/eeshop/rsi.html

Other WWW sites:
The Ergonomic Page, from Applied Software Unlimited
http://www.best.com:80/~ergoware/
Emacs keybindings and ergonomics
http://www.santafe.edu/~nelson/ergo/
Amara's RSI Page
http://www.amara.com/aboutme/rsi.html
MouseMitt International - padded lycra wrist braces
http://www.mousemitt.com/
Workstation Environments - a company which designs high-end furniture

http://www.workenv.com/
Safety Related Internet Resources
http://www.sas.ab.ca/biz/christie/safelist.html
Some human factors and ergonomics research by Alan Hedge
http://www.tc.cornell.edu/~hedge
TechTime articles on RSI Injuries
http://hoohana.aloha.net/~billpeay/TECHT08.html
A Patient's Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
http://www.cyberport.net/mmg/cts/ctsintro.html
Medical Matrix - A Guide to Internet Medical Resources
http://kuhttp.cc.ukans.edu/cwis/units/medcntr/Lee/HOMEPAGE.HTML
ErgoWeb - lots of information for designers of ergonomic tools
http://ergoweb.mech.utah.edu/
Oversensitivity to Electricity
http://www.isy.liu.se/~tegen/febost.html
Disability Resources from Evan Kemp Associates
http://disability.com/
Intergraph Workstation Furniture
http://www.intergraph.com/furn.shtml
Safe Computing's Internet Store - buy ergonomic products online
http://www.netmedia.com/safe/
The Martial Arts FAQ
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/martial-arts/top.html

The Ergonomic Sciences Corp, Mountain View, CA.
http://www.internex.net/multipresence/ergonomics.html

The (USA's) Occupational Safety and Health Administration
http://www.osha.gov

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
http://www.ccohs.ca

Repetitive Stress Injury Help Page (CMU)
http://http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/help/www/06-Miscellaneous/RSI/repstrTOC.html

Some other WWW indices to the typing-injury archive
http://www.santafe.edu/~nelson/rsi/typing-gif.html
http://alumni.caltech.edu/~dank/typing-archive.html

The FAQ for a2x (a program to interface an external keyboard or
speech synthesizer to an X window system) and the FAQ for
DragonDictate (a speech recognition system) are both available here.
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/a2x-voice/ (this should include
information on the new a3x software which works with Windows NT
instead of Unix and X)
ftp://ftp.cl.cam.ac.uk/a2x-voice/

Another RSI page in the works
http://dragon.acadiau.ca:1667/~rob/rsi/rsi.html

Magnetic Devices from Total Health Mktg., Nikken Independent
Distributors
http://www.icw.com/~total/health.html

 

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