Monday, April 18, 2005

Correct Posture Month is May

Correct Posture Month: "May is Correct Posture Month. In a May 6, 2004 Yahoo news release is a story from the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) proclaiming May as Correct Posture Month. The article notes that a new study published in the journal 'Spine' revealed an urgent need for health promotion programs to increase awareness and reduce risks in the school environment, such as heavy backpacks, desks and chairs that don't fit their users, and an absence of physical activity during recess. "

ACA 2002 Press Release - Tell Your Kids to Straighten Up and Enjoy Correct Posture All Year Long

The theme for 2005 is Good Posture, Good Health, which forms the posture-wellness connection.

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