Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Injury Recovery

The Cost of Injuries

A new study describes the incidence and costs of injuries to children and adults in the United States.

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.

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.

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.

Teens Entering Summer Workforce Face a Variety of Injury Risks

Summer employment is a great opportunity for teenagers to earn their own money, learn new skills, and take on new responsibilities. But it can also pose a variety of hazards, from back strain and sunburns to cuts and concussions. Read more for tips to prevent and manage four common injuries.

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