Center for Injury Research and Prevention


The Power of Women in Health Research

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Kendall Seigworth, MPH, a research assistant at Temple University who participated in the Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at CIRP a few summers ago that inspired her to pursue a STEM career.

A Balancing Act: Using Gait and Balance to Diagnose Pediatric Concussion

A new study reveals that clinical measures of balance perform as well as, if not better than, device-based measures in distinguishing concussed patients.

Reducing Unintentional Injuries in Children and Teens with ADHD

A recent study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry found that ADHD medications do reduce the risk of unintentional injury (and specifically traumatic brain injury) in both children and adolescents, and in both boys and girls. Here's what you need to know.

Policy Changes Could Help Close Gender Gap in Recovery From Sports-related Concussions

Read about a new study conducted by the Concussion Research team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia that explains why females with concussions have more symptoms and longer recoveries than males.