Weighed Down!

March 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/21/2008 Supplement, Vol. 77, p7
The article discusses research on the effect of carrying backpacks on posture. The study found that the heavier the backpack load, the more children bent down to support its weight. This can lead to poor posture in the long term. However, backpacks are better for the body than shoulder bags if used correctly.


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