IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 4, April 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Thusharika Dilrukshi Dissanayaka
Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder which is mainly associated with the ergonomically incorrect working conditions. Therefore the purpose of this study was to assess the awareness about back care disciplines among high school children in Kandy zone, Sri Lanka. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Kandy zone, Sri Lanka to study the awareness about back care disciplines among high school level Sinhala medium science students. 815 High school level Sinhala medium science students age between 17-18 years were requested to complete a 13 item questionnaire consisted of images related to correct and incorrect back disciplines in various daily activities.