TITLE

Some Schooling on Backpacks

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ian K.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Time;9/10/2001, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the possible health hazards of carrying a backpack for schoolchildren. How backpacks were listed by physicians as a potential clinical problem for children; How to avoid problems caused by heavy backpacks, including choosing bags with padded straps and a belt; View that stretching and strengthening exercises can help prevent back pain.
ACCESSION #
5101166

 

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