Heavy bags could affect posture, say health experts


PETALING JAYA: The ideal weight of a school bag should not be more than 10% to 15% of a child’s body weight, said consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar-Singh HSS.

He said this is recommended based on data and studies.

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