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  • 1. Introduction ADEEL SALEEM MURSUL JAMIL REHMAN SALIK SHAHID ARBAAZ BUDHANI HANZALA SHAMSI MAHAD SHAHBAZ

2. STUDENTERGONOMICS 3. Ergonomics Theterm "ergonomics" is derived from two Greek words: "ergon," meaning work, and "nomoi," meaning natural laws. Ergonomists study human capabilities in relationship to work demands. 4. Student ErgonomicsA study of set of postures that a student should incorporate in order to make his stay comfortable in typical academic settings. 5. The PurposeTo find out how exactly students position themselveswhile sitting in classrooms and while using computers To judge how close to accurate these positions and postures are Use the results practically 6. Objectives 7. To find if students have the accurate knowledge of ergonomics related to their daily lives To employ the findings to help create awareness about student ergonomics 8. Benefits 9. Benefits Stressmanagement Back care Increased Productivity 10. Low Stress No Back issues Improved health INCREASE IN PRODUCTIVITY 11. Methodology 12. The Sample IoBM students Bachelors Program Ages between 18-25 years Both Genders Sample Size = 100 students 13. Questionnaire We used a questionnaire containing questions that were divided into the following sections,1. Sitting Position2. Using ComputerQuestions were objective, that couldbe answered in a Yes, No or Sometimes 14. Critical Questions Sitting Position Do you sit with your legs tightly closed together, vertical to theground? Do you sit with your hand placed under your chin and elbowson table? Is your back at a perfect 90 degree angle? Do you frequently change your sitting position? Do you distribute your weight evenly when sitting on a chair? Do you align your hips with the base of your chair? Do you keep your knees at 90 degree angle when sitting? 15. Critical Questions Using Computer Do you put your monitor at your eye level? Do you align your wrist with your fore arms when usingkeyboard? Do you use a chair with a flat surface and straight back? Do you place a document holder close to yourcomputer? Do you use a wrist rest while using computer? 16. Analysis 17. Sitting Position 18. Do you sit with your legs tightly closedtogether, vertical to the ground? 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 1050Yes NoSometimes 43% students answered a No 23% answered a Yes 19. Do you sit with your hand placed underyour chin and elbows on table? 40 35 30 25 20 15 1050Yes No Sometimes40% said Yes12% said No 20. Is your back at a perfect 90 degreeangle? 60 50 40 30 20 100YesNo Sometimes13% answered a Yes57% answered a No 21. Do you frequently change yoursitting position? 70 60 50 40 30 20 100YesNo Sometimes68% answered a Yes13% answered a No 22. Do you distribute your weight evenlywhen sitting on a chair?4540353025201510 5 0 Yes No Sometimes43% said Yes33% said No 23. Do you align your hips with the baseof your chair?605040302010 0 Yes No Sometimes53% answered with a Yes17% answered with a No 24. Do you keep your knees at 90degree angle when sitting? 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 1050Yes No Sometimes 30% said Yes 45% said No 25. Using Computer 26. Do you put your monitor at your eyelevel? 60 50 40 30 20 100YesNo Sometimes52% answered a Yes28% answered a No 27. Do you align your wrist with your forearms when using keyboard? 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 1050YesNo Sometimes47% answered a Yes28% answered a No 28. Do you use a chair with a flat surfaceand straight back?4540353025201510 5 0 Yes No Sometimes42% said Yes42% said No 29. Do you place a document holderclose to your computer? 60 50 40 30 20 100Yes No Sometimes 22% said Yes 57% said No 30. Do you use a wrist rest while usingcomputer? 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 1050YesNo Sometimes35% answered Yes47% answered No 31. The Right Way! 32. Result Overall 41% of the students are sitting in the accurate posture while in classrooms and using computers 33. ImplementationsandRecommendations 34. Create awareness in students about theimportance of ergonomics and how it willbenefit them in the long-run Conduct workshops and seminars incollege to illustrate the correct posturesthat should be adopted by students 35. Use brochures and flyers to display theperfect ergonomics through pictures forstudents Management support to send emails toall students enlightening them about theseriousness of student ergonomics 36. We hope that our study contributes to thestudent body positively and helps them inall possible aspectsRegards,- Adeel Saleem- Arbaaz Budhani- Hanzala Shamsi - Mahad Shahbaz- Mursal Rehman- Salik Shahid 37. Thank you .. !!