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Majority of College Students Report Backpack-Related Pain

Shoulders, neck and back most affected, but group says smart loading could cut stressPosted September 12, 2008 FRIDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) — About 85 percent of American university students report backpack-related pain and discomfort, says a Boston University study. Discomfort was most common in the shoulders, lower back, upper middle back and neck. The findings may point to an …

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