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27 14. What is an "active break" and a "microbreak"?




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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.

27 14. What is an "active break" and a "microbreak"?

A. An active break occurs when you stop keyboarding to do other things
like ake phone calls, file papers, or get up to get a drink of water. An
active break should also include specific exercises. These exercises
should also be done during keyboarding microbreaks which occur while
seated at your workstation.

 

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