Date of Award
Master of Science in Nursing
The focus of this study investigates the effect backpack weight has on the height of middle school students. It provides data about the effects of backpack weight on height that has not previously been determined. This study aims to contribute information to a growing body of evidence which supports the limitation of backpack weight for children to be no more than 10% of body weight.
Shuman, Barbara Dixon, "The effect of backpack weight on the height of middle school students" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2172.