Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Injury Recovery

Managing Risks in Youth Sports- Flashback Friday

Today's Flashback Friday post is just in time for back to school sports- read more for Dr. Arbogast's blog post about managing risks in youth sports.

The Ethical Case for Trauma Informed Pediatric Care

In a new article VIP@CIRP researchers explore how the principles of trauma informed care embody core principles of medical ethics.

Concussions at Camp- What to Do

What to do if a patient sustains a concussion while away at camp? I recently spoke with my colleague, Ms. Roni Robinson, a nurse practitioner in CHOP's Concussion Care for Kids program, about some of the unique aspects of caring for children who sustain a concussion when away at camp.

Research First Line of Defense as NFL Moves to Improve Player Safety

CIRP@CHOP's Kristy Arbogast, PhD encourages advances in the engineering of protective equipment for all levels of sport through tackling concussions in the NFL.

Value of End-User Input: EHR-based Clinical Support Tool Success

Minds Matter concussion program at CHOP implemented a successful EHR-based intervention to improve provider behaviors. Learn how.

Concussion in Kids with ADHD

ADHD is associated with increased risk of sustaining a concussion and prolonged recovery. Read more to learn about the recent statistics and thoughts about prevention.

Fifth Annual Pediatric Concussion Symposium at CHOP-- March 3, 2017

Register for the Fifth Annual MInds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids event at Children's Hospital of Phialdelphia to learn the state of science on topic and receive continuing education credits.

Concussions in Youth Soccer: Current Guidelines and Research

Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Jaclyn Caccese, PhD, who shares some insights from her research on current initiatives in the youth soccer world on the appropriateness of heading.

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