C Finch

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Should football players wear custom fitted mouthguards? Results from a group randomised controlled trial
    C Finch
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Inj Prev 11:242-6. 2005
  2. pmc Governmental health agencies need to assume leadership in injury prevention
    C F Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 12:2-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A new framework for research leading to sports injury prevention
    Caroline Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:3-9; discussion 10. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of injury during sport and active recreation
    Caroline Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building G2, Wesetren Campus, UNSW Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:490-7. 2006
  5. pmc Estimating the incidence of hospitalized injurious falls: impact of varying case definitions
    S Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 11:334-6. 2005
  6. pmc Performance enhanced headgear: a scientific approach to the development of protective headgear
    A McIntosh
    School of Safety Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 38:46-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Use of field-based tests to identify risk factors for injury to fast bowlers in cricket
    R J Dennis
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 42:477-82. 2008
  8. pmc Is bowling workload a risk factor for injury to Australian junior cricket fast bowlers?
    R J Dennis
    University of New South Wales, NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:843-6; discussion 843-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Head, face and neck injury in youth rugby: incidence and risk factors
    A S McIntosh
    The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 44:188-93. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Record linkage: a tool for injury prevention research
    S Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:267-9. 2006

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Publications43

  1. pmc Should football players wear custom fitted mouthguards? Results from a group randomised controlled trial
    C Finch
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Inj Prev 11:242-6. 2005
    ..Head/orofacial (H/O) injuries are common in Australian rules football. Mouthguards are widely promoted to prevent these injuries, in spite of the lack of formal evidence for their effectiveness...
  2. pmc Governmental health agencies need to assume leadership in injury prevention
    C F Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 12:2-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A new framework for research leading to sports injury prevention
    Caroline Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:3-9; discussion 10. 2006
    ..However, it will only be broad research endeavours that adopt the TRIPP six-staged approach that will lead to real-world injury prevention gains...
  4. ncbi request reprint The public health impact of injury during sport and active recreation
    Caroline Finch
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Building G2, Wesetren Campus, UNSW Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 9:490-7. 2006
    ..Injury prevention efforts should be aimed at team ball sports (especially cricket, soccer and netball) because of their comparatively high rate of both overall and 'significant' injury...
  5. pmc Estimating the incidence of hospitalized injurious falls: impact of varying case definitions
    S Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 11:334-6. 2005
    ..To assess the validity of widely used approaches to estimate the incidence of hospitalized falls...
  6. pmc Performance enhanced headgear: a scientific approach to the development of protective headgear
    A McIntosh
    School of Safety Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 38:46-9. 2004
    ..There is a continuing debate about the performance of protective headgear in rugby union, rugby league, and Australian rules football...
  7. doi request reprint Use of field-based tests to identify risk factors for injury to fast bowlers in cricket
    R J Dennis
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 42:477-82. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors for injury to cricket fast bowlers using field-based tests...
  8. pmc Is bowling workload a risk factor for injury to Australian junior cricket fast bowlers?
    R J Dennis
    University of New South Wales, NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:843-6; discussion 843-6. 2005
    ..To examine whether bowling workload is a risk factor for overuse injury to Australian junior cricket fast bowlers and to evaluate the appropriateness of current bowling workload guidelines...
  9. doi request reprint Head, face and neck injury in youth rugby: incidence and risk factors
    A S McIntosh
    The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 44:188-93. 2010
    ..In this study, the incidence of head, neck and facial injuries in youth rugby was determined, and the associated risk factors were assessed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Record linkage: a tool for injury prevention research
    S Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:267-9. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Injuries to junior club cricketers: the effect of helmet regulations
    L Shaw
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 42:437-40. 2008
    ..This study describes the epidemiology of cricket injuries in junior club cricket across three playing seasons to identify priorities for prevention...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rugby headgear study
    A S McIntosh
    School of Safety Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 6:355-8. 2003
    ..Player attitudes towards safety and the use of protective clothing, injury history, experience and on-field behaviour will be examined via structured pre- and end of season surveys and analysis of match video...
  13. pmc A comparison of the sports safety policies and practices of community sports clubs during training and competition in northern Sydney, Australia
    A Donaldson
    Northern Sydney Health, Manly Hospital, Manly, NSW, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 38:60-3. 2004
    ..To compare the safety policies and practices reported to be adopted during training and competition by community sports clubs in northern Sydney, Australia...
  14. pmc Classifying sports medicine diagnoses: a comparison of the International classification of diseases 10-Australian modification (ICD-10-AM) and the Orchard sports injury classification system (OSICS-8)
    K Rae
    The Sports Clinic, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 39:907-11. 2005
    ..The International classification of diseases 10-Australian modification (ICD-10-AM) and the Orchard sports injury classification system (OSICS-8) are two classifications currently being used in sports injury research...
  15. pmc The Western Australian sports injury study
    M Stevenson
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 37:380-1. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Age-specific parental knowledge of restraint transitions influences appropriateness of child occupant restraint use
    L E Bilston
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, University of NSW, Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Inj Prev 14:159-63. 2008
    ..To determine the factors that influence appropriate restraint usage by child occupants across the age range for which any type of child restraint may be appropriate (0-10 years)...
  17. doi request reprint Relative survival after hospitalisation for hip fracture in older people in New South Wales, Australia
    D M Hindmarsh
    Centre for Epidemiology and Research, NSW Department of Health, Sydney, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:221-9. 2009
    ..Men had double the risk of death compared with women to 1 year, but age effects lasted only to 3 months. Clinical outcomes need to be improved...
  18. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of the incidence of injuries among junior Australian football players: evidence for an effect of playing-age level
    M Romiti
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 42:441-6. 2008
    ..To determine the rate of injury in junior Australian football, and to describe the patterns and severity of these injuries across nine levels of play (U9 to U18)...
  19. doi request reprint Spatial temporal modeling of hospitalizations for fall-related hip fractures in older people
    R M Turner
    NSW Injury Risk Research Management Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 20:1479-85. 2009
    ..There was significant spatial temporal variation in hospitalized hip fracture rates in New South Wales, Australia...
  20. pmc Hospital admissions following presentations to emergency departments for a fracture in older people
    Soufiane Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 13:211-4. 2007
    ..The findings indicate that hospitalisation data do not accurately reflect the incidence of low-trauma fractures, particularly wrist and pelvic fractures, in older people...
  21. ncbi request reprint Differences in injury rates in child motor vehicle passengers in rural and urban areas in New South Wales, July 2000 to June 2004
    Wei Du
    New South Wales Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:483-8. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the pattern of hospitalised injuries in injured child motor vehicle passengers involved in traffic crashes differs in rural and urban residents of New South Wales (NSW)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of squash injuries requiring hospital treatment
    Rochelle Eime
    Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:243-5. 2003
  23. doi request reprint How comparable are road traffic crash cases in hospital admissions data and police records? An examination of data linkage rates
    Sanja Lujic
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:28-33. 2008
    ..An assessment of linked data was used to investigate the scope and the extent to which hospitalisations data and police crash records represent road crashes in New South Wales (NSW)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rural sports and recreational injuries in Australia: what do we know?
    Caroline Finch
    Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:151-8. 2003
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  25. doi request reprint The impact of environmental, vehicle and driver characteristics on injury severity in older drivers hospitalized as a result of a traffic crash
    Soufiane Boufous
    Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    J Safety Res 39:65-72. 2008
    ..Compared to younger age groups, older people are more likely to be seriously injured or to die as a result of a traffic crash...
  26. ncbi request reprint Why Australia needs an effective national campaign to reduce coastal drowning
    Shauna Sherker
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 11:81-3. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Drunk, drowsy, doped: skiers' and snowboarders' injury risk perceptions regarding alcohol, fatigue and recreational drug use
    Shauna Sherker
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:151-7. 2006
    ..Awareness needs to be raised among snowfield resort visitors about the contribution of alcohol, fatigue and recreational drug use to snow sport and transport-related injury risk...
  28. ncbi request reprint Parental safety concerns--a barrier to sport and physical activity in children?
    Soufiane Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:482-6. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of surfboard riders regarding the need for protective headgear
    David McDonald Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 16:75-80. 2005
    ..To examine the use of protective headgear by surfers, their perceptions of its usefulness, and barriers to its use...
  30. ncbi request reprint The increasing burden of pelvic fractures in older people, New South Wales, Australia
    Soufiane Boufous
    University of New South Wales, NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Injury 36:1323-9. 2005
    ..Factors contributing to the rise of fall-related pelvic fractures need to be investigated to inform strategies aimed at reversing the observed increase in the number and age-specific rates of pelvic fractures in older people...
  31. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of scalds in vulnerable groups in New South Wales, Australia, 1998/1999 to 2002/2003
    Soufiane Boufous
    Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:320-6. 2005
    ..The severity of scalds cases did not seem to be correlated with the length of hospital stay, which remained unchanged in both age groups...
  32. doi request reprint Reducing injuries from falls
    Lesley Day
    N Engl J Med 359:1626. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Clubs volunteering for sports injury prevention research - is there any selection bias?
    Tsharni Zazryn
    Trauma and Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:67-9. 2004
  34. doi request reprint Comparison of methods to correct the miscounting of multiple episodes of care when estimating the incidence of hospitalised injury in child motor vehicle passengers
    Wei Du
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, 2052 NSW, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1563-8. 2008
    ..However, the correction criterion which is optimal may vary depending on different study objectives and different types of hospitalised injuries...
  35. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hospitalised wrist fractures in older people, New South Wales, Australia
    Soufiane Boufous
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Building G2, Western Campus University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Bone 39:1144-8. 2006
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  36. ncbi request reprint A demographic profile of deaths due to interpersonal violence in New South Wales
    Marcia Schmertmann
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales
    N S W Public Health Bull 17:4-7. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Olympic medals or long life: what's the bottom line?
    John Orchard
    Med J Aust 180:655; author reply 656. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint How useful are insurance claim data for sports injury prevention purposes?
    Caroline Finch
    Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 10:181-3. 2003
  39. pmc Area socioeconomic status and childhood injury morbidity in New South Wales, Australia
    Roslyn Poulos
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Inj Prev 13:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between child injury morbidity and socioeconomic status...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of environmental and ground conditions on injury risk in rugby league
    Tim Gabbett
    Queensland Academy of Sport, Queensland, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 10:211-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in rugby league, ground conditions do not influence training injuries, however, both harder ground conditions and less rainfall are associated with a greater number of match injuries...
  41. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of squash venue operators relating to use of protective eyewear
    Rochelle Eime
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:47-53. 2004
    ..Appropriate protective eyewear is not readily available at squash venues. Better-informed venue operators may be more likely to provide suitable protective eyewear...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sports injury experiences from the Western Australian Sports Injury Cohort Study
    Caroline Finch
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central, Eastern Clinical School, Prahran, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:462-7. 2002
    ..The Western Australian Sports Injury Study is the first prospective cohort study of sports injuries sustained during community-level sports participation in Australia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Protective eyewear promotion: applying principles of behaviour change in the design of a squash injury prevention programme
    Rochelle Eime
    Sports Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sports Med 34:629-38. 2004
    ..Attempts were made within the project structure to make provision for the future dissemination and sustainability of more widespread eye injury prevention measures in the sport of squash...