Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Injury Recovery

After Violent Injury, Recovery Goes Beyond Avoiding Future Violence

Hospital-based violence prevention programs provide support to violently injured individuals following discharge from the hospital. New research identifies and prioritizes outcomes for these individuals, revealing a focus on positive outcomes related to psychosocial health.

A PROFOUND Approach to Concussion Research

A new research collaborative sees value in taking a multi-disciplinary approach to concussion research in children and teens.

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.

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