Do heavy schoolbags cause back pain?

Heavy schoolbags often get the blame for why children get back pain but is this true? What does the evidence say?

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  • Calvo‚ÄêMu√±oz, Inmaculada, et al. “The association between the weight of schoolbags and low back pain among schoolchildren. A systematic review, meta‚Äêanalysis and individual patient data meta‚Äêanalysis.” European Journal of Pain (2019).

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