DAVID SCHWEBEL

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Training children in pedestrian safety: distinguishing gains in knowledge from gains in safe behavior
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:151-62. 2014
  2. pmc Epidemiologic features of child unintentional injury in rural PuCheng, China
    Shaohua Li
    Anhui Medical University, Hefei City, PR China
    J Inj Violence Res 5:89-94. 2013
  3. pmc Dog bite risk: an assessment of child temperament and child-dog interactions
    Aaron L Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3002-13. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of child and adolescent development in the occurrence of agricultural injuries: an illustration using tractor-related injuries
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Agromedicine 17:214-24. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Marital conflict and fifth-graders' risk for injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 47:30-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The Blue Dog: evaluation of an interactive software program to teach young children how to interact safely with dogs
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:272-81. 2012
  7. pmc Distraction and pedestrian safety: how talking on the phone, texting, and listening to music impact crossing the street
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 45:266-71. 2012
  8. doi request reprint An intervention to reduce kerosene-related burns and poisonings in low-income South African communities
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Psychol 28:493-500. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Attentional control, high intensity pleasure, and risky pedestrian behavior in college students
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 41:658-61. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: unintentional injury risk among children with sensory impairments
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:45-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. pmc Training children in pedestrian safety: distinguishing gains in knowledge from gains in safe behavior
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA
    J Prim Prev 35:151-62. 2014
    ..Pedestrian safety knowledge and safe pedestrian behavior may be orthogonal constructs that should be considered independently for research and training purposes. ..
  2. pmc Epidemiologic features of child unintentional injury in rural PuCheng, China
    Shaohua Li
    Anhui Medical University, Hefei City, PR China
    J Inj Violence Res 5:89-94. 2013
    ..Epidemiologic features of unintentional injuries among children in rural China are unknown...
  3. pmc Dog bite risk: an assessment of child temperament and child-dog interactions
    Aaron L Davis
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3002-13. 2012
    ..Implications for dog bite intervention programs include targeting at-risk children and merging child- and parent-oriented interventions with existing programs geared toward the physical environment and the dog...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of child and adolescent development in the occurrence of agricultural injuries: an illustration using tractor-related injuries
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Agromedicine 17:214-24. 2012
    ..The authors conclude with a discussion of the implications of developmental aspects of pediatric agricultural injury for behaviorally oriented intervention strategies, including public policy...
  5. doi request reprint Marital conflict and fifth-graders' risk for injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 47:30-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized marital conflict would be related to increased youth injury risk after controlling for relevant demographic and parenting covariates...
  6. doi request reprint The Blue Dog: evaluation of an interactive software program to teach young children how to interact safely with dogs
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 37:272-81. 2012
    ..Pre-post-randomized design evaluated The Blue Dog, a dog safety software program...
  7. pmc Distraction and pedestrian safety: how talking on the phone, texting, and listening to music impact crossing the street
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 45:266-71. 2012
    ..Policymakers might consider ways to protect distracted pedestrians from harm and to reduce the number of individuals crossing streets while distracted...
  8. doi request reprint An intervention to reduce kerosene-related burns and poisonings in low-income South African communities
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Psychol 28:493-500. 2009
    ..The intervention was theory-driven, pragmatically motivated, and culturally sensitive...
  9. doi request reprint Attentional control, high intensity pleasure, and risky pedestrian behavior in college students
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 41:658-61. 2009
    ..Theoretical and applied implications are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief report: unintentional injury risk among children with sensory impairments
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:45-50. 2010
    ..Pediatric injuries result from a multifaceted process involving a range of individual, interpersonal, and environmental influences. One risk that remains poorly understood is the role of children's perception and perceptual disabilities...
  11. doi request reprint Do visually salient stimuli reduce children's risky decisions?
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 16:223-32. 2009
    ..In other words, visual salience increased decision-making time but not accuracy of judgment. These findings held true after controlling for demographic and temperament characteristics...
  12. ncbi request reprint The influence of carrying a backpack on college student pedestrian safety
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:352-6. 2009
    ..Implications for pedestrian safety and future research are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Physical environment of the home and adolescent injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:47-51. 2009
    ..This study was designed to offer descriptive data on aspects of the home physical environment that might contribute to adolescent injury risk in the United States...
  14. doi request reprint Validation of virtual reality as a tool to understand and prevent child pedestrian injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 40:1394-400. 2008
    ..We discuss issues of generalizability to other virtual environments, and the implications for application of virtual reality to understanding and preventing pediatric pedestrian injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Injury risk in children with asthma
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Asthma 46:560-3. 2009
    ..Injury is the most common acute medical condition and also the leading cause of mortality. Previous research examining possible links between pediatric asthma and injury is inconclusive...
  16. pmc Paraffin-related injury in low-income South African communities: knowledge, practice and perceived risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:700-6. 2009
    ..Also, to explore interrelations between these factors and age, sex, education and income...
  17. doi request reprint How do mothers and fathers influence pediatric injury risk in middle childhood?
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:806-13. 2010
    ..We implemented a prospective research design to study how parenting style, parent-child relationships, and parental mental health influence injury during middle childhood. We also considered the roles of parent and child gender...
  18. pmc Using virtual reality to train children in safe street-crossing skills
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Inj Prev 16:e1-5. 2010
    ..Virtual reality offers training through repeated unsupervised practice without risk, automated feedback on success of crossings, adjustment of traffic to match children's skill and a fun, appealing environment for training...
  19. doi request reprint Unintentional injury among low-income 5-year-olds with chronic health conditions
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Chronic Illn 7:201-8. 2011
    ..We examined injury risk among 5-year-olds with and without chronic health conditions...
  20. doi request reprint The association of activity level, parent mental distress, and parental involvement and monitoring with unintentional injury risk in fifth graders
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:848-52. 2011
    ..Extend findings with young children by examining the strength of association of activity level, parent mental distress, and parental involvement and monitoring with fifth graders' unintentional injuries...
  21. pmc Preventing paraffin-related injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Inj Violence Res 1:3-5. 2009
    ..We review ‎successful prevention strategies in each of these domains and discuss appropriate research and community ‎initiatives that should be implemented to improve paraffin safety among at-risk populations. ‎..
  22. pmc Lifeguards: a forgotten aspect of drowning prevention
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Inj Violence Res 2:1-3. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Association of externalizing behavior disorder symptoms and injury among fifth graders
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Acad Pediatr 11:427-31. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint The role of impulsivity in children's estimation of physical ability: implications for children's unintentional injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 74:584-8. 2004
    ..Possible explanations for the null finding are offered, and implications to injury prevention and future research are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint Language acculturation and pediatric injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:168-73. 2009
    ..Possible interpretations of the results are discussed...
  26. pmc Chronic maternal depression and children's injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:1108-16. 2008
    ..One understudied consequence of maternal depression is how it affects toddlers' injury risk. This study examined links between chronic maternal depression and child injury...
  27. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injury in preschool boys with and without early onset of disruptive behavior
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:727-37. 2002
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  28. ncbi request reprint The role of fathers in toddlers' unintentional injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:19-28. 2004
    ..The role of fathers in protecting children from unintentional injury was considered...
  29. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Behavioral risk factors for youth soccer (football) injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:411-6. 2007
    ..By most reports, soccer (football) is among the most played and most popular sports in the world. This study prospectively examined behavioral risk factors for youth soccer injury...
  30. ncbi request reprint Interactions between child behavior patterns and parenting: implications for children's unintentional injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:93-104. 2004
    ..Along with hypotheses to replicate previous univariate effects, it was hypothesized that active, involved parents with sufficient time resources might reduce injury risk among temperamentally at-risk children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Injury risk among children of low-income U.S.-born and immigrant mothers
    David C Schwebel
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Health Psychol 24:501-7. 2005
    ..The need for further research on the topic and implications of results for injury prevention are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint How mothers parent their children with behavior disorders: implications for unintentional injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 37:167-73. 2006
    ..This study was designed to test the role of parental supervision in explaining why children with behavior disorders have increased risk of unintentional injury...
  33. ncbi request reprint Individual difference factors in risky driving: the roles of anger/hostility, conscientiousness, and sensation-seeking
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:801-10. 2006
    ..Results are discussed with respect to previous work in the field, challenges involved in measuring the constructs of interest, and implications to prevention...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does time spent in child care influence risk for unintentional injury?
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:184-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the effect of quantity and quality of early child care on children's risk for unintentional injury...
  35. ncbi request reprint Contributions of multiple risk factors to child injury
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:553-61. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint The role of parents and temperament on children's estimation of physical ability: links to unintentional injury prevention
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:505-16. 2003
    ..The role of three critical variables--parental supervision, children's temperament, and estimation of children's physical abilities--was examined...
  37. ncbi request reprint Ecology of player-to-player contact in boys' youth soccer play
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 37:507-10. 2006
    ..Youth soccer (football) injuries occur for a wide range of reasons, but the most frequent cause of injury is via player-to-player contact. This study was designed to study the ecology of collisions between players during youth soccer play...
  38. pmc Individual difference factors in risky driving among older adults
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham AL 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 38:501-9. 2007
    ..Among younger adults, one behavioral factor consistently linked to risky driving is personality, but this predictor has been overshadowed by research on cognitive, perceptual, and motor processes among older drivers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal awakenings and pediatric injury risk
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:323-32. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine relations between nocturnal awakenings and unintentional injury risk among toddlers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Using an injury diary to describe the ecology of children's daily injuries
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, 415 CH, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 33:301-19. 2002
    ..First, are daily injury diaries an effective means to gather information about children's unintentional injuries? Second, what are the circumstances of children's injuries as recorded through the diary method?..
  41. ncbi request reprint Ecology of drowning risk at a public swimming pool
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham AL 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 38:367-72. 2007
    ..The fourth-leading cause of death in middle childhood is drowning, but there is remarkably little known about swimmer or lifeguard behavior patterns at public swimming pools...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pediatric unintentional injury: behavioral risk factors and implications for prevention
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:245-54. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Brief report: a brief intervention to improve lifeguard surveillance at a public swimming pool
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham AL 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:862-8. 2007
    ..This study tested the efficacy of a brief intervention to improve lifeguard attention and surveillance at a public swimming pool...
  44. ncbi request reprint Is there a link between children's motor abilities and unintentional injuries?
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Safety Res 34:135-41. 2003
    ..The common view is that clumsy children experience unintentional injury more frequently. Empirical evidence supporting this position is mixed...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Stamp-in-Safety program: a behavioral intervention to reduce behaviors that can lead to unintentional playground injury in a preschool setting
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Boulevard, CH 415, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 31:152-62. 2006
    ..To introduce and evaluate the Stamp-in-Safety program, a behavioral intervention designed to increase the quality of supervision by teachers on preschool playgrounds and to reduce the risk of unintentional child playground injury...
  46. ncbi request reprint The roles of age, gender, inhibitory control, and parental supervision in children's pedestrian safety
    Benjamin K Barton
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:517-26. 2007
    ..We examined the roles of children's individual differences (age, gender, and inhibitory control) and parental supervision in children's pedestrian behaviors...
  47. ncbi request reprint The influences of demographics and individual differences on children's selection of risky pedestrian routes
    Benjamin K Barton
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:343-53. 2007
    ..The present study considered the roles of age, gender, ethnicity, family income, and inhibitory control on children's selection of safe pedestrian routes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Increasing children's safe pedestrian behaviors through simple skills training
    Benjamin K Barton
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:475-80. 2007
    ..Hundreds of American children are killed and thousands more injured annually as pedestrians. Simple and effective interventions targeting behavioral changes in children are needed...
  49. pmc Personality and injury risk among professional hockey players
    Zachary H Osborn
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Inj Violence Res 1:15-9. 2009
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  50. doi request reprint Configural approaches to temperament assessment: implications for predicting risk of unintentional injury in children
    Jack W Berry
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Pers 77:1381-409. 2009
    ..In the dimensional interaction analyses, an interaction between surgency/extraversion and negative affect tended to predict injury, especially when children lacked capacity for effortful control...
  51. doi request reprint Recognition of home injury risks by novice parents of toddlers
    Joanna Gaines
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:1070-4. 2009
    ..This study examined these characteristics among novice parents of toddlers by investigating how well parents recognize hazards in the home and whether they believe their toddlers are vulnerable to those hazards...
  52. doi request reprint Effect of cell phone distraction on pediatric pedestrian injury risk
    Despina Stavrinos
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1300 University Blvd, CH 415, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e179-85. 2009
    ..This study was designed to examine the influence of talking on a cell phone for pediatric pedestrian injury risk...
  53. ncbi request reprint Correspondence letter in response to Kincl et al manuscript
    David C Schwebel
    J Adolesc Health 40:99; author reply 99-100. 2007
  54. doi request reprint Self-immolation in Iran
    Alireza Ahmadi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Burn Care Res 29:451-60. 2008
    ..Various intervention options are discussed to increase coping skills on the individual and community levels. During the long-term, programs and strategies should focus on "macrosocial-based" interventions...

Research Grants4

  1. Using Virtual Reality to Train Children in Pedestrian Safety
    DAVID SCHWEBEL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will study the efficacy of virtual reality as a means to train children in safe pedestrian behavior. Results will have significant implications for child pedestrian injury prevention. ..
  2. Using Virtual Reality to Train Children in Pedestrian Safety
    David C Schwebel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will study the efficacy of virtual reality as a means to train children in safe pedestrian behavior. Results will have significant implications for child pedestrian injury prevention. ..
  3. Using Virtual Reality to Train Children in Pedestrian Safety
    DAVID SCHWEBEL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will study the efficacy of virtual reality as a means to train children in safe pedestrian behavior. Results will have significant implications for child pedestrian injury prevention. ..
  4. Using Virtual Reality to Train Children in Pedestrian Safety
    David C Schwebel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will study the efficacy of virtual reality as a means to train children in safe pedestrian behavior. Results will have significant implications for child pedestrian injury prevention. ..