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Featuring Jolly Back products or Lorna's comments as a Chartered Physiotherapist working within the education sector

Back-Healthy Technology Use for Children and Schools

An evidence based article where Lorna explains the challenges and implications of technology use in schools and at home and offers practical solutions for schools and families.

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Children, Young People and Families Occupational Therapy Journal Autumn 2016 Volume 20, Number 2, p14-16

"Are they sitting comfortably? - Investigating whether todays' classroom furniture is really fit for 21st Century learning.

Article published in Teach Secondary Magazine

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September 2016 Edition

"10 Steps to Keeing Your Back Healthy"

senlogoArticle published in SEN Magazine

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July/August 2016 Edition

 

"Think only adults get bad backs? Meet the children crippled by modern life thanks to spending up to SEVEN HOURS a day on laptops and iPads"

Article in Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3507468/Think-adults-bad-backs-Meet-children-crippled-modern-life.html

24 March 2016

"Back Health in Education"

Article in Occupational Health Physiotherapy Journal  pages 13-17

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Summer 2015 Edition

"School to Replace Chairs after Physio Led Study"

Article in Chartered Society of Physiotherapy "Frontline" - http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2015/07/29/school-replace-chairs-after-physio-led-study

29 July 2015

"Gold medallist backs study into school chairs and back pain"

Article in Chartered Society of Physiotherapy "Frontline" - http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2015/06/25/gold-medallist-backs-study-school-chairs-back-pain

25 June 2015

"Tablet device warning to schools: Best laid plans could go awry"

Article in Connect, Cardinus Risk Management magazine

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Spring Edition 2015

"Back Health in Education"

Article in Occupational Health Physiotherapy Journal pages 14-19

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See Volume 18.3 November 2014 

"Lessons in Back Care....when the workplace is the classroom there are back care issues for staff and pupils"

Column 26.3, Journal of the National Back Exchange (PDF)

1 September 2014

"Are they sitting comfortably?"

Page 74-75

http://www.teachsecondary.com/TechnologyandInnovation/

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8 September 2014

Jolly good show for chair firm as it gets award

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Jolly-good-chairs-firm-gets-award/story-20897719-detail/story.html

2 April 2014

Concerns raised over impact of tablets on posture

http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/news/1140830/concerns-raised-impact-tablets-posture

2 December 2013

Video games, tablets and smartphones are 'a back injury time bomb' for children who are increasingly sedentary, study warns

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2505046/Video-games-tablets-smartphones-injury-time-bomb-children-increasingly-sedentary-study-warns.html

13 November 2013

Technology is 'a back injury time bomb’ for children

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10445315/Technology-is-a-back-injury-time-bomb-for-children.html

12 November 2013

Injury case 'wake-up call' for sector on health

http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/news/1119347/injury-wake-sector-health

9 August 2013

Newsround for BackCare

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/18072232 

Lorna appeared on Newsround for BackCare - the Charity for Healthier Backs "Heavy school bags a danger for kids"

15 May 2012

Jolly good show for physio's innovative chair

http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/jolly-good-show-physio's-innovative-chair

4 April 2012

Is your Child's School Bag Damaging Their Spine?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2144429/Is-childs-school-bag-harming-spine.html

Is your child's school bag damaging their spine? Lorna was interviewed as a paediatric physiotherapist for the Daill Mail

14 May 2102

Teachers Warned Over High Risk of Back Pain

http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/news/teachers-warned-over-high-risk-of-back-pain

1 December 2011

Another jolly good idea from Lorna as her cushion aims to improve children's posture

This is Derbyshire

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/jolly-good-idea-Lorna-cushion-aims-improve/story-13731216-detail/story.html

2 November 2011

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists: Frontline Magazine

PosturePad in Product Showcase

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November 2011

A Pain in the Class: Survey gets the back story

TES Connect

 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6075454

1 April 2011

Analysis: Back pain shown to afflict the majority of practitioners

Nursery World

 http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/news/1096108/analysis-pain-shown-afflict-majority-practitioners

19 April 2011

Tiny classroom furniture in primary schools is a health hazard for teachers

4 April 2011
Source: The Telegraph

Tiny chairs, desks and extra-low sinks may make the classroom ideal for children but it is turning them into a health hazard for teachers, claims a new study.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/primaryeducation/8421671/Tiny-classroom-furniture-in-primary-schools-is-a-health-hazard-for-teachers.html

2 April 2011

Jolly good idea puts Lorna Taylor in the hot seat

Source: Daily Express

A new type of chair spells jolly good news for anyone working at a low height, such as primary teachers.

http://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/222563/Jolly-good-idea-puts-Lorna-Taylor-in-the-hot-seat

12 January 2011

Interview with Lorna about the Jolly Back™ chair

BBC Radio Derby

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23 April 2010

Lorna's invention is helping to cut back problems down to size

Source: Derby Telegraph / thisisderbyshire.co.uk

Lorna Taylor has developed a seat for childcare professionals forced to sit on child-sized chairs in primary school classrooms.

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Lorna-s-invention-helping-cut-problems-size/story-11634692-detail/story.html

26 April 2010

 

Adult on chair

Child on Cushion

Child on Chair