R Dawn Comstock

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of homicide-suicide events: Oklahoma, 1994-2001
    R Dawn Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:229-35. 2005
  2. pmc A comparison of two surveillance systems for deaths related to violent injury
    R D Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Inj Prev 11:58-63. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Protective equipment use among female rugby players
    R Dawn Comstock
    Children s Research Institute, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:241-5. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries requiring surgery among high school athletes in the United States, 2005 to 2010
    Julie A Rechel
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, and Division of Epidemiology, The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    J Trauma 71:982-9. 2011
  5. pmc Epidemiology of rare injuries and conditions among United States high school athletes during the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 school years
    Elizabeth A Huffman
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Athl Train 43:624-30. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Consumer products and activities associated with dental injuries to children treated in United States emergency departments, 1990-2003
    Gregory B Stewart
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Dent Traumatol 25:399-405. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Baseball-related injuries to children treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States, 1994-2006
    Bradley R Lawson
    Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e1028-34. 2009
  8. pmc Epidemiology of U.S. high school sports-related ligamentous ankle injuries, 2005/06-2010/11
    David M Swenson
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 23:190-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of 6.6 million knee injuries presenting to United States emergency departments from 1999 through 2008
    Brett E Gage
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:378-85. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pediatric holiday-related injuries presenting to US emergency departments
    Anthony D'Ippolito
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 125:931-7. 2010

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of homicide-suicide events: Oklahoma, 1994-2001
    R Dawn Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:229-35. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc A comparison of two surveillance systems for deaths related to violent injury
    R D Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Inj Prev 11:58-63. 2005
    ..To compare violent injury death reporting by the statewide Medical Examiner and Vital Statistics Office surveillance systems in Oklahoma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Protective equipment use among female rugby players
    R Dawn Comstock
    Children s Research Institute, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:241-5. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the prevalence of protective equipment use and the motivation for using protective equipment among a sample of US female rugby players...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries requiring surgery among high school athletes in the United States, 2005 to 2010
    Julie A Rechel
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, and Division of Epidemiology, The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    J Trauma 71:982-9. 2011
    ..The objective was to investigate the epidemiology of high school athletic injuries requiring surgery...
  5. pmc Epidemiology of rare injuries and conditions among United States high school athletes during the 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 school years
    Elizabeth A Huffman
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Athl Train 43:624-30. 2008
    ..Rare injuries and conditions include eye injuries, dental injuries, neck and cervical injuries, and dehydration and heat illnesses...
  6. doi request reprint Consumer products and activities associated with dental injuries to children treated in United States emergency departments, 1990-2003
    Gregory B Stewart
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Dent Traumatol 25:399-405. 2009
    ..Describe the association of consumer products and activities with dental injuries among children 0-17 years of age treated in United States emergency departments...
  7. doi request reprint Baseball-related injuries to children treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States, 1994-2006
    Bradley R Lawson
    Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e1028-34. 2009
    ..To describe the epidemiology of baseball-related injuries among children in the United States...
  8. pmc Epidemiology of U.S. high school sports-related ligamentous ankle injuries, 2005/06-2010/11
    David M Swenson
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 23:190-6. 2013
    ..Describe ankle injury epidemiology among US high school athletes in 20 sports...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of 6.6 million knee injuries presenting to United States emergency departments from 1999 through 2008
    Brett E Gage
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:378-85. 2012
    ..The knee is the most commonly injured joint by adolescent athletes with an estimated 2.5 million sports-related injuries presenting to EDs annually...
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pediatric holiday-related injuries presenting to US emergency departments
    Anthony D'Ippolito
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 125:931-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to calculate injury rates and describe the epidemiology of holiday-related injuries among children who were aged < or =19 years and presented to US emergency departments (EDs) from 1997 through 2006...
  11. doi request reprint Dislocation/separation injuries among US high school athletes in 9 selected sports: 2005-2009
    Zachary Y Kerr
    Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 21:101-8. 2011
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of dislocations/separations in a nationally representative sample of high school student-athletes participating in 9 sports...
  12. pmc Ankle injuries among United States high school sports athletes, 2005-2006
    Alex J Nelson
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Athl Train 42:381-7. 2007
    ..Ankle injuries are the most common sport-related injuries. To date, no studies have been published that use national data to present a cross-sport, cross-sex analysis of ankle injuries among US high school athletes...
  13. doi request reprint Epidemiology of US high school sports-related fractures, 2005-2009
    David M Swenson
    Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 20:293-9. 2010
    ..To describe the epidemiology of fractures among US high school athletes participating in 9 popular sports...
  14. doi request reprint Epidemiology of player--player contact injuries among US high school athletes, 2005-2009
    Zachary Y Kerr
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:594-603. 2011
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of player-player contact injuries in a nationally representative sample of US high school student-athletes...
  15. pmc A comparison of high school sports injury surveillance data reporting by certified athletic trainers and coaches
    Ellen E Yard
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Athl Train 44:645-52. 2009
    ..For national surveillance, individuals must report consistently and accurately with little one-on-one interaction with study staff...
  16. doi request reprint Injuries sustained by high school rugby players in the United States, 2005-2006
    Christy L Collins
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute, Nationwide Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:49-54. 2008
    ..To describe the incidence and characteristics of injuries among US high school rugby players and to identify possible injury risk factors...
  17. pmc Concussions among United States high school and collegiate athletes
    Luke M Gessel
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Athl Train 42:495-503. 2007
    ..Sports are second only to motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among people aged 15 to 24 years...
  18. pmc Patients with ice hockey injuries presenting to US emergency departments, 1990-2006
    Jeff Deits
    The Ohio State University, School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, Columbus, USA
    J Athl Train 45:467-74. 2010
    ..Although the number of US ice hockey participants doubled from 1990 to 2006, no nationally representative studies have examined US ice hockey injuries among participants of all ages during this period...
  19. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of US high school basketball injuries, 2005-2007
    Laurel A Borowski
    Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:2328-35. 2008
    ..With more than a million high school athletes playing during the 2006-2007 academic year, basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Epidemiology of bowling-related injuries presenting to US emergency departments, 1990-2008
    Zachary Y Kerr
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:738-46. 2011
    ..3%; IPR = 1.89, 95% CI = 1.74-2.05, P < .001). Conclusions. Bowling injuries vary by age and gender. Further research on such differences is needed to drive the development of targeted, evidence-based injury prevention strategies...
  21. doi request reprint The epidemiology of United States high school soccer injuries, 2005-2007
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1930-7. 2008
    ..United States high school soccer participation increased 5 fold over the last 30 years. With increased participation comes increased injury incidence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Get off the bus: sound strategy for injury prevention during a tornado?
    R Dawn Comstock
    The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:189-92. 2005
    ..The driver evacuated several passengers before the tornado struck. The tornado rolled the bus, and pelted it with debris...
  23. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of 10,000 high school football injuries: patterns of injury by position played
    Marcus A Badgeley
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Phys Act Health 10:160-9. 2013
    ..With more than 1.1 million high school athletes playing annually during the 2005-06 to 2009-10 academic years, football is the most popular boys' sport in the United States...
  24. doi request reprint Compliance with return to play guidelines following concussion in US high school athletes, 2005-2008
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Brain Inj 23:888-98. 2009
    ..To determine whether US concussed high school athletes complied with recommended return-to-play guidelines during the 2005-2008 school years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of field location, time in competition, and phase of play on injury severity in high school football
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Res Sports Med 17:35-49. 2009
    ..30). Identifying factors contributing to severe injury is a crucial first step toward developing targeted evidence-based interventions aimed at reducing the incidence of severe injuries among the millions of high school football players...
  26. doi request reprint Epidemiology of severe injuries among United States high school athletes: 2005-2007
    Cory J Darrow
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1798-805. 2009
    ..Over 7 million students participate in high school athletics annually. Despite numerous health benefits, high school athletes are at risk for injury...
  27. doi request reprint Football-related injuries among 6- to 17-year-olds treated in US emergency departments, 1990-2007
    Adam D Nation
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:200-7. 2011
    ..8% of all injuries and had nearly twice the odds of sustaining a concussion. The findings suggest the need for increased prevention efforts to lower the risk of football-related injury in children and adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparing reactions to two severe tornadoes in one Oklahoma community
    R Dawn Comstock
    Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Disasters 29:277-87. 2005
    ..First-hand experience of tornadoes prompts people to heed warnings when adequate notification is received and to take effective protective action when adequate shelter is available...
  29. pmc Epidemiology of United States high school sports-related fractures, 2008-09 to 2010-11
    David M Swenson
    Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2078-84. 2012
    ..High school athletes sustain millions of injuries annually, many of which are fractures. Fractures can severely affect athletes physically, emotionally, and financially and should be targeted with focused prevention methods...
  30. doi request reprint The epidemiology of new versus recurrent sports concussions among high school athletes, 2005-2010
    Lianne Castile
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:603-10. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Epidemiology of concussions among United States high school athletes in 20 sports
    Mallika Marar
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:747-55. 2012
    ..In the United States (US), an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually. Among individuals 15 to 24 years of age, sports are second only to motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of concussions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Illness and injury among children attending summer camp in the United States, 2005
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1342-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to describe illnesses and injuries sustained by campers at summer camps, calculate illness and injury rates, and identify risk factors for camp-related illness and injury...
  33. doi request reprint Exertional heat-related injuries treated in emergency departments in the U.S., 1997-2006
    Nicolas G Nelson
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:54-60. 2011
    ..Still, exertional heat-related injuries, including heat cramps, heat syncope, heat exhaustion, heat stress, and heat stroke, can result in injuries causing a range of outcomes from minimal discomfort to death...
  34. ncbi request reprint An epidemiologic comparison of high school and college wrestling injuries
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:57-64. 2008
    ..Wrestling holds worldwide popularity, and large numbers of United States high school and college males participate. However, the sport's arduous nature results in high injury rates...
  35. pmc A multisport epidemiologic comparison of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in high school athletics
    Allan M Joseph
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH
    J Athl Train 48:810-7. 2013
    ..Knee injuries, especially of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), are among the most economically costly sport injuries, frequently requiring expensive surgery and rehabilitation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of 10,000 high school football injuries: patterns of injury by position played
    Marcus A Badgeley
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH
    J Phys Act Health 10:160-9. 2013
    ..With more than 1.1 million high school athletes playing annually during the 2005-06 to 2009-10 academic years, football is the most popular boys' sport in the United States...
  37. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of high school and collegiate football injuries in the United States, 2005-2006
    Prasad R Shankar
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1295-303. 2007
    ..Football, one of the most popular sports among male high school students in the United States, is a leading cause of sports-related injuries, with an injury rate almost twice that of basketball, the second most popular sport...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pediatric martial arts injuries presenting to Emergency Departments, United States 1990-2003
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, Ohio, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 10:219-26. 2007
    ..91-11.70) or taekwondo (IPR=4.17, 95% CI: 1.02-17.06) participants. Pediatric martial arts injuries differ by discipline. Understanding these injury patterns can assist with the development of discipline-specific preventive interventions...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differences in the risk associated with head injury for pediatric ice skaters, roller skaters, and in-line skaters
    Christy L Knox
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:549-54. 2006
    ..The goals were to describe the epidemiologic features of pediatric skating-related injuries sustained from 1993 to 2003 and to compare ice skating-related injuries with roller skating--and in-line skating-related injuries...
  40. doi request reprint Epidemiology of weight training-related injuries presenting to United States emergency departments, 1990 to 2007
    Zachary Y Kerr
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:765-71. 2010
    ..As participation in weight training in the United States increases, the number of persons at injury risk increases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Healthcare resource utilization and epidemiology of pediatric burn-associated hospitalizations, United States, 2000
    Brenda J Shields
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:811-26. 2007
    ..Future burn prevention efforts should emphasize implementing passive injury prevention strategies, especially for young children who are nonwhite and live in low-income communities...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patterns of recurrent injuries among US high school athletes, 2005-2008
    David M Swenson
    Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1586-93. 2009
    ..High school sports participants sustain millions of injuries annually; many are recurrent injuries that can be more severe than new injuries...
  43. pmc An epidemiologic comparison of high school sports injuries sustained in practice and competition
    Julie A Rechel
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Athl Train 43:197-204. 2008
    ..More than 7 million US high school students play sports...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pediatric fireworks-related injuries in the United States: 1990-2003
    Rachel J Witsaman
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 118:296-303. 2006
    ..Our goal was to describe the epidemiology of pediatric fireworks-related injuries among children aged 19 years and younger by using a nationally representative sample...
  45. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pediatric freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling injuries sustained during a 2006 US national tournament
    E E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:491-7. 2008
    ....
  46. pmc Video analysis of falls experienced by paediatric iceskaters and roller/inline skaters
    C L Knox
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, and The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    Br J Sports Med 40:268-71. 2006
    ..To evaluate differences in the way iceskaters and roller/inline skaters fall...
  47. doi request reprint An epidemiologic comparison of injuries presenting to a pediatric emergency department and local urgent care facilities
    Ellen E Yard
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Safety Res 40:63-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the epidemiology of injuries presenting to emergency department (ED) and urgent care (UC) facilities of a single, NEISS-affiliated hospital...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of 1.6 million pediatric soccer-related injuries presenting to US emergency departments from 1990 to 2003
    Robert E Leininger
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Childrens Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:288-93. 2007
    ..As soccer participation in the United States increases, so does the number of children at risk for injury...
  49. ncbi request reprint Children plus all nonautomobile motorized vehicles (not just all-terrain vehicles) equals injuries
    Christy L Collins
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 120:134-41. 2007
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Shoulder injuries in US high school baseball and softball athletes, 2005-2008
    Stephanie Krajnik
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Dr, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 125:497-501. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine factors that are involved in shoulder injury rates among high school athletes who participate in organized baseball and softball...
  51. ncbi request reprint Nonparticipant injuries associated with skating activities
    Christy L Knox
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus Children s Research Institute, Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:164-7. 2006
    ..This study describes the epidemiology of pediatric nonparticipant skating-related injuries treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States from 1993 to 2003...
  52. doi request reprint Epidemiological features of high school baseball injuries in the United States, 2005-2007
    Christy L Collins
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1181-7. 2008
    ..The goals were to calculate injury rates among high school baseball players and to characterize the general epidemiological features of high school baseball injuries and, more specifically, injuries attributed to being hit by a batted ball...
  53. pmc Epidemiologic comparison of injured high school basketball athletes reporting to emergency departments and the athletic training setting
    Erica N Fletcher
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH
    J Athl Train 49:381-8. 2014
    ..Certified athletic trainers play an important role in identifying, assessing, and treating athletes with sport-related injuries who might otherwise present to clinical settings with higher costs, such as the emergency department. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint A large nosocomial outbreak of hepatitis C and hepatitis B among patients receiving pain remediation treatments
    R Dawn Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:576-83. 2004
    ..In August 2002, the Oklahoma State Department of Health received a report of six patients with unexplained hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection treated in the same pain remediation clinic. We investigated the outbreak's extent and etiology...
  55. ncbi request reprint Planning + practice = preparedness: a case study in injury prevention
    R Dawn Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, 1000 N E 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
    Work 23:199-204. 2004
    ..This case study provides an example of effective injury prevention...
  56. ncbi request reprint The fair sex? Foul play among female rugby players
    R D Comstock
    The Ohio State University, Children s Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 8:101-10. 2005
    ..Suggested preventive methods include educating referees, coaches and players about the prevalence of foul play in women's rugby and the association between foul play and injury...
  57. doi request reprint When the rules of the game are broken: what proportion of high school sports-related injuries are related to illegal activity?
    C L Collins
    The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Inj Prev 14:34-8. 2008
    ..To compare sport and gender differences in injury rates and proportions of injuries related to illegal activity and to describe the epidemiology of injuries related to illegal activity...
  58. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lower extremity injuries among U.S. high school athletes
    William G Fernandez
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:641-5. 2007
    ..Despite the health benefits of organized sports, high school athletes are at risk for lower extremity sports-related injuries (LESRIs). The authors documented the epidemiology of LESRIs among U.S. high school athletes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Conflict on the courts: a review of sports-related violence literature
    Sarah K Fields
    School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, The Ohio State University, OH, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 8:359-69. 2007
    ..It also argues that the three subsets are an interconnected whole of sports-related violence that deserves more detailed study...
  60. doi request reprint Epidemiology of knee injuries among boys and girls in US high school athletics
    Jay G Ingram
    Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1116-22. 2008
    ..Knee injuries are among the most economically costly sports injuries and may require subsequent surgery or extensive and expensive rehabilitation...

Research Grants1

  1. High School Sports Injury Surveillance-Incidence/exposur
    R Comstock; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This directly addresses the CDC's mission to promote physical activity and prevent injuries and both directly and indirectly addresses several Healthy People 2010 injury prevention objectives. ..