TITLE

Clinical digest. Heavy rucksacks associated with scoliosis and back pain in schoolchildren

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;4/18/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research which was reported in the article "School Children’s Backpacks, Back Pain and Back Pathologies" by P. Rodriguez-Oviedo and found that heavy back packs are associated with scoliosis and back pain in schoolchildren.
ACCESSION #
74494822

 

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