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Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute

Obesity in childhood leads to poor posture and back pain

Being overweight as a child and adolescent can lead to poor postures linked to back pain, according to new research by Curtin University’s School of Physiotherapy, the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Curtin’s $2.5m student research facility opens

Curtin’s new multi-million dollar research facility dedicated to health sciences postgraduate research students was officially opened on Monday 21 March, 2011.