When is a Backpack Considered too Heavy?

A review article in the Journal of Clinical Pediatrics states that to avoid back pain, backpack weight should not exceed 10 to 15 percent of the child’s weight.

The article’s states:

“Backpacks have an influence on back pain in children and the weight limit should not exceed 10-15% of the child’s body weight.”

We believe that any school with students carrying such heavy backpacks could particularly benefit from using the Smart Locker system.

If you would like to read more, the complete article is linked below:

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