Low Back Pain in Schoolchildren: a Cross-sectional Study in a Western City of São Paulo State, Brazil

@inproceedings{Fernandes2015LowBP,
  title={Low Back Pain in Schoolchildren: a Cross-sectional Study in a Western City of S{\~a}o Paulo State, Brazil},
  author={J{\'u}lio Alberto Agante Fernandes and Caio Vitor dos Santos Genebra and Nicoly Machado Maciel and Alexandre Fiorelli and Marta Helena Souza de Conti and Alberto de Vitta},
  booktitle={Acta ortopedica brasileira},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of low back pain in children and its relationship with gender, age, exercise practice and sedentary activities (time on TV and on computer and/or video game). METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study with a sample of 1,461 students, being 754 males and 707 females enrolled in the 5(th) to 8(th) grades of all five local elementary schools of urban Ourinhos, SP, Brasil, aged 10-14 years old, from whom sociodemographic data, time spent on sedentary… CONTINUE READING