Backpack burden

Coles, Adrienne D.
October 2000
Education Week;10/18/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p3
Reports that school districts have been asked to come up with guidelines for the safe use of backpacks by students in the United States. Survey showing the increase in patients complaining of back and shoulder pain caused by heavy backpacks; School policy limiting backpack use during the school day.


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