Repetitive strain injury (RSI) and associative trauma disorders, also known as work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs), are umbrella terms used to refer to several conditions that often are associated with repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression, or sustained/awkward positions.
- Working Without Pain – Eliminate repetitive strain injuries with Alexander Technique by Sherry Berjeron-Oliver and Bruce Oliver.
- ‘Information for Alexander teachers with pupils suffering from “diffuse RSI”’ by Hellie Mulvaney reports that her recovery from diffuse RSI was greatly assisted by learning the Technique.
- ‘RSI awareness day’ by Claire Rennie reports on 12 teachers of the Technique taking part in the 2008 RSI Conference and Awareness Day.
- ‘Alexander Technique success stories: Mike Klodginski’ by Clare Maxwell on what is most likely a carpal tunnel syndrome case.
‘Effects of the Alexander Technique on muscle activation during a computer mouse task’ by Elyse Shafarman and Mark W. Geisler is a summary of the research involving 32 adults of whom 16 had years of experience of the Technique; participants with Alexander Technique experience showed significantly lower levels of muscle activation in the forearm.