Health experts told Fox News Digital that it is important parents be sure they’re not sending their kids back to school with heavy, この新学期の太りすぎのブックバッグ, since heavy backpacks take more of a toll than many people may realize.
How much of a toll?
アメリカ. Consumer Product Safety Commission says an estimated annual average of 7,500 kids under 19 years old were treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to backpacks from 2017 に 2019.
One parent of a 12-year-old girl told Fox News Digital that her daughter was complaining for months about upper back and neck pain.
初めに, the Long Island, N.Y.-based mom thought her daughter’s aches and pains were due to her sports activities.
But once they saw their physician, the mom learned her daughter’s backpack was the culprit.
“She was picking up a backpack of books and going from classroom to classroom throughout the day and then carrying the bag to and from school. That’s a lot of lifting,” the mom told Fox News Digital.