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Backcare Awareness Week 2018

October 2, 2018

One quarter of UK secondary school pupils suffer from regular or daily back pain

School bag burden was associated with a ten-fold higher rate of back pain

Back pain was also linked to prolonged sitting.

Campaign activities

Radio day | On Monday 5th October we reached over 5 million radio listeners to raise awareness about back pain at school.

Campaign | Prevention begins at school. Help us reach all 8,000 UK secondary schools with evidence-based preventative guidance and practical support.

Digital resources | Free downloadable ‘campaign on a page’ to print and hand out.