Center for Injury Research and Prevention


The Natural History of Concussion in Infants and Children Under Age 5

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Olivia E. Podolak, MD shares findings from a new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study that helps clinicians better understand the characteristics of concussion in 0 to-4-year-old patients.

When Triage Nurses Are First Line of Defense for Head Trauma

Read about a new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study that examines the effectiveness of telephonic nurse triage for head trauma care.

Pediatric Concussion During COVID-19 Pandemic

What can you do at home if you can’t get to a healthcare provider during COVID-19? CHOP Nurse Practitioner Roni Robinson offers guidance and self-help strategies to share with parents navigating their child's concussion.

The Skull Breaker Challenge and Concussions

Read about the consequences of TikTok's "skull breaker” or “tripping jump” challenge, including the risk of prolonged symptoms of concussion.

Roadmap for Protocols Using Head Impact Sensors

A new Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) study provides insights on how to accurately evaluate head impact sensor data.

From Diagnosis to Recovery: How Parents Should Navigate Their Child’s Concussion

CHOP Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Christina Master offers helpful guidance to share with parents when navigating a safe, full recovery after their child's concussion.