Campaign trail update

March 2013
BackCare Journal;Spring2013, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses some of the successes achieved by different trail campaigns for helping people caring with people with disabilities. It mentions that British medical research charity firm BackCare has released a "Carer's Guide" with a free DVD that features safe moving and handling techniques and started the "Global Schoolbag Campaign" to protect children's spines. It highlights that "Builder's Back Pain" was the theme of the 2012 Awareness Week for those suffering from chronic back pain.


Related Articles

  • Avoid Back-to-School Aches. Culley, Katie; Blaney, Beth // Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p21 

    Recommends ways on how students can prevent backpack-related back pains. Consideration of weight; Purpose of compartments; Purpose of padded and adjustable straps.

  • Oh, My Achin'... Nickens, T. Edward // Backpacker;Aug99, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p23 

    Gives advice to hikers on how to prevent back pain due to carrying heavy backpacks. Common structural deficiencies in the human back; Ways to build a strong back before going on a hike; Ways to relieve back pain.

  • Back-Saving Basics.  // Parenting School Years;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p51 

    The article suggests some ideas on how to lighten the load of a child's backpack in order to prevent back pain, which include the selection of a backpack that has two wide straps with good padding, the avoidance of using the one-shoulder method and the use of a rolling backpack if the load...

  • School Bag Campaign.  // BackCare Journal;Summer2012, p11 

    The article reports that the school bag campaign is gathering steam with several stories being published in the newspapers and even spread through radio.

  • Be Good to Your Back. Elveru, Emily // Parents;Mar2020, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p74 

    The article highlights the smart ways for mothers to keep muscles healthy and spine aligned includes let legs do the work, steer clear of heavy gear and investing in a backpack with a waist strap.

  • Children and Backpack Safety. Chullino, Mikki // South Carolina Nurse;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8 

    A reprint of the article "Children and Backpack Safety" that was published by the Nebraska Nurses Association (NNA) is presented. It discusses lessons to ease the back pain of children going back to school including they way to select the right backpack that will fit the shoulders and back of...

  • Backpack Attack.  // Working Mother;Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p35 

    The article offers tips for working mothers on how to lighten children's backpacks to avoid chronic back and neck pain such as reminding them to utilize both straps on both shoulders to distribute the weight evenly, letting them use side pockets, and utilizing rolling backpacks.

  • Take a Load Off Their Back. Van Tine, Julia; Harrar, Sari // Prevention;Jul2001, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p52 

    Discusses back pain in children due to wearing backpacks that are too heavy, and offers advice on how to prevent this problem.

  • Four strategies to prevent low back pain show little or no success.  // Modern Medicine;Feb95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p50 

    Presents an abstract of the article `The Effectiveness of Four Interventions for the Prevention of Low Back Pain,' by A. Lahad, A.D. Malter, et al from the periodical `Journal of the American Medical Association,' dated October 26, 1994.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics