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OrganizationAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

Web SiteBackpack Safety America (BSA)
http://www.backpacksafe.comThis link will open in a new window.
This website is dedicated to teaching parents, teachers, kids, and others the importance of properly packing, lifting, and carrying backpacks.

OrganizationU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.govThis link will open in a new window.
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

OrganizationAmerican Physical Therapy Association
http://www.apta.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This organization provides information on physical therapy, from therapists in each state to current research.