Center for Injury Research and Prevention

September 2018

#InMyFeelings -- The Latest Dangerous Fad

As summer draws to a close, we reflect on the dangerous fad of the season: the #InMyFeelings challenge.

The NFL is Helping CHOP Keep Kids Safe From Concussion

Lessons learned from the pros, CHOP research will inform concussion prevention, diagnosis and treatment for kids.

Could Depression in Teens Drive Intentional Injury?

Since depression affects interpersonal relationships with family members, friends, and significant others, it should be seen as a risk factor for self-injury and injury to others. Prevention is key.

How Parents Can Help Young Athletes Avoid Overuse Injuries in School Sports

Parents sometimes ask me how to safely develop their child into a great athlete. My response sometimes surprises them. I say, "Don’t specialize too soon". It is not good from an injury risk perspective, and it is not good for long-term athletic development.

Back to School Safety – Flashback Friday

With school back in full swing for most families, we wanted to use today's Flashback Friday post to look back at some of our previous back to school safety posts.