Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Youth concussion

Pediatric Concussion During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 28, 2020
What can you do at home if you can’t get to a healthcare provider during COVID-19? CHOP Nurse Practitioner Roni Robinson offers guidance and self-help strategies to share with parents navigating their child's concussion.

Recent CIRP Publications - January 2020

January 7, 2020
In today's post, we highlight recent peer-reviewed publications from CIRP researchers since October 2019.

The Power of Women in Health Research

November 14, 2019
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.

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

October 22, 2019
A new study reveals that clinical measures of balance perform as well as, if not better than, device-based measures in distinguishing concussed patients.

Recent CIRP Publications - October 2019

October 8, 2019
Read more about CIRP@CHOP's publications since July 2019

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

September 24, 2019
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.

ICYMI October 2018: Marijuana's Long-Term Effects in Children, Football Rule Changes and Concussions, Suicide Risk and Sexual Orientation, and More

October 31, 2018
Read more for October's roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.

Back to School Safety – Flashback Friday

September 21, 2018
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.

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