Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Injury Recovery

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.

Concussions at Summer Camp Webinar Recording Now Available

View the recorded webinar, Concussions at Summer Camp, brought to you by experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Concussion Care for Kids Program.

Capping Off College with Concussion Research

Today we welcome a guest blog post from Julia Vanni, who completed a six-month co-op with the CHOP concussion research team in 2015 and recently graduated from Northeastern University with a BS in Health Science. She describes her experience as a co-op intern and her Capstone project on concussion recovery.

American College of Surgeons' Statement on Pediatric PTSD

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma released a statement earlier this year, recognizing the prevalence of pediatric PTSD and the body of research showing that PTSD symptoms impact and disrupt a child’s full recovery from an injury.

Continuing Ed One-day Course-- 6th Annual Minds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids

Join a one-day conference intended for multidisciplinary clinicians and school personnel involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.

New Research, Resource Alert: Share Infographic on Mechanisms of Concussion Injuries

Youth concussions result from broad range of activities, not just contact sports says new CIRP study