Backpack safety: Watch your kid's back - LubbockOnline.com

Carrying a heavy backpack daily won't build muscle, but it could damage it.

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"So when it comes to age groups, really what's more important is percentage of body weight to weight in the backpack," said Cynthia Tiongco, assistant professor in occupational therapy and occupational therapists for the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.

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