According to researchers at Cornell University, children in schools may face the same posture problems as adults in offices because of computer workstation designs--and the haste of school administrators trying to update their classrooms with computers may be to blame.

Researchers who watched 95 elementary schoolchildren from 11 schools found that students sat at keyboards and monitors placed higher than recommended. The results: craned necks, hunched shoulders, awkwardly placed wrists, and other unhealthy postures, said Shawn Oates, the principal author of the study.

In an interview with the New York Times, Oates said classroom computer setups...

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