Windows 10: Some ergonomic issues with laptops

  1.    09 Jun 2018 #1

    Some ergonomic issues with laptops


    I have a laptop i use in case my desktop should be causing problems. I found that if im spending a few hours or more playing games on my laptop, it starts to get really uncomfortable. Is there anything you can do to get better ergonomics if you are using a laptop for gaming?
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  2.    09 Jun 2018 #2

    Take a break- e.g. go for a walk, do some gardening - explore the real world... my physics teacher years ago said 'look at something green'.
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  3.    09 Jun 2018 #3

    Laptops aren't the most comfortable for playing games, if you can, consider getting a desktop or at the least a keyboard and mouse.
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  4.    09 Jun 2018 #4

    I already got a desktop, the laptop is mostly in case my desktop should be causing problems, or if im travelling somewhere and need my laptop.
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       09 Jun 2018 #5

    How are you playing, is it in your lap? Best to have it on a desk, get a comfortable chair, and use a external keyboard and mouse. Try propping your feet up too.

    The Gamer’s Guide to Ergonomics: Your Posture, Chair, Desk, Fingers and everything Else 1-HP
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  6.    19 Aug 2018 #6

    Im using the laptop on my desk. So far, it helps a bit to connect a keyboard and a mouse, but its still not really comfortable.
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  7.    19 Aug 2018 #7

    Start with your seating:
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    get yourself a fully adjustable chair you feel completely comfortable with.

    Adjust it to the height of your desk...
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