TITLE

Lugging Heavy Backpacks Hurts Children, Study Says

AUTHOR(S)
Galley, Michelle
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Education Week;02/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study result on the adverse effect of carrying heavy backpacks on school children at the national conference of the American Physical Therapy Association in San Antonio, Texas. Experience of back pain; Creation of stress and increased forces on the neck and back; Suggestion of steps to prevent back injuries.
ACCESSION #
4446800

 

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics