Backpack Awareness Day

How heavy is your backpack?

Backpack Awareness Day

Backpack Awareness Day

September 18th 12pm -1pm

MEC First Floor

Did you know that carrying a heavy backpack can lead to lower back pain, fatigue, and muscle soreness?  These effects can continue to plague your throughout adulthood.  In fact nearly 28,000 strains, sprains, dislocations, and fractures from backpacks were treated in 2010.

Join Student Occupational Therapy Assistant (SOTA) Club this Wednesday to find out how much your backpack weighs.  Get tips on how to effectively pack your backpack to avoid injury and how to properly fit your backpack.