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  1. Original Contribution

    Validity of oral fluid test for Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in drivers using the 2013 National Roadside Survey Data

    Driving under the influence of marijuana is a serious traffic safety concern in the United States. Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active compound in marijuana. Although blood THC testing is a m...

    Huiyan Jin, Sharifa Z. Williams, Stanford T. Chihuri, Guohua Li and Qixuan Chen

    Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:3

    Published on: 19 February 2018

  2. Original Contribution

    Common data elements collected among universities for sport-related concussion studies

    Universities are increasingly implementing programs to effectively respond to and manage sport-related concussions (SRCs). One such effort is to develop common data elements (CDEs) and standardize data collect...

    Jingzhen Yang, Corinne Peek-Asa, James M. Noble, James Torner, Paul Schmidt and Martha L. Cooper

    Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:2

    Published on: 12 February 2018

  3. Original Contribution

    Epidemiology of asphyxiation suicides in the United States, 2005–2014

    From 2005 to 2014, the asphyxiation suicide rate in the United States (U.S.) increased by 45.7% from 2.45 to 3.57 per 100,000 population. The primary purpose of this cross-sectional study was to describe deced...

    Rebecca K. Yau and Mallie J. Paschall

    Injury Epidemiology 2018 5:1

    Published on: 8 January 2018

  4. Original Contribution

    Pediatric emergency department visits for pedestrian and bicyclist injuries in the US

    Despite reductions in youth pedestrian and bicyclist deaths over the past two decades, these injuries remain a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality for children and adolescents. There is a need for add...

    Katherine Wheeler-Martin, Stephen J. Mooney, David C. Lee, Andrew Rundle and Charles DiMaggio

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:31

    Published on: 1 December 2017

  5. Study Protocol

    Design of ProjectRun21: a 14-week prospective cohort study of the influence of running experience and running pace on running-related injury in half-marathoners

    Participation in half-marathon has been steeply increasing during the past decade. In line, a vast number of half-marathon running schedules has surfaced. Unfortunately, the injury incidence proportion for hal...

    Camma Damsted, Erik Thorlund Parner, Henrik Sørensen, Laurent Malisoux and Rasmus Oestergaard Nielsen

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:30

    Published on: 6 November 2017

  6. Original Contribution

    Long-term disabilities after traumatic head injury (THI): a retrospective analysis from a large level-I trauma center in Saudi Arabia

    Traumatic head injuries (THI) are a critical public health problem worldwide, with more than 10 million individuals affected every year. In Saudi Arabia (SA), the burden of THI is unknown even though injury is...

    Suliman Alghnam, Alaa AlSayyari, Ibrahim Albabtain, Bader Aldebasi and Mohamed Alkelya

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:29

    Published on: 1 November 2017

  7. Original Contribution

    Multifactorial examination of sex-differences in head injuries and concussions among collegiate soccer players: NCAA ISS, 2004–2009

    While head injuries and concussions are major concerns among soccer players, the multifactorial nature of head injury observations in this group remains relatively undefined. We aim to extend previous analyses...

    Avinash Chandran, Mary J. Barron, Beverly J. Westerman and Loretta DiPietro

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:28

    Published on: 25 October 2017

  8. Original Contribution

    Initiation of antihypertensive monotherapy and incident fractures among Medicare beneficiaries

    Research suggests antihypertensive medications are associated with fractures in older adults, however results are inconsistent and few have examined how the association varies over time. We sought to examine t...

    Jennifer L. Hargrove, Yvonne M. Golightly, Virginia Pate, Carri H. Casteel, Laura R. Loehr, Stephen W. Marshall and Til Stürmer

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:27

    Published on: 18 October 2017

  9. Commentary

    A six stage operational framework for individualising injury risk management in sport

    Managing injury risk is important for maximising athlete availability and performance. Although athletes are inherently predisposed to musculoskeletal injuries by participating in sports, etiology models have ...

    Mark Roe, Shane Malone, Catherine Blake, Kieran Collins, Conor Gissane, Fionn Büttner, John C. Murphy and Eamonn Delahunt

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:26

    Published on: 20 September 2017

  10. Original Contribution

    The prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in volleyball: the systematic development of an intervention and its feasibility

    A scientific research project has started in the Netherlands with the aim of developing and implementing an evidence-based intervention to prevent the occurrence of musculoskeletal injuries among young and adu...

    Vincent Gouttebarge, Marije van Sluis, Evert Verhagen and Johannes Zwerver

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:25

    Published on: 1 September 2017

  11. Original Contribution

    Quantifying sources of bias in longitudinal data linkage studies of child abuse and neglect: measuring impact of outcome specification, linkage error, and partial cohort follow-up

    Health informatics projects combining statewide birth populations with child welfare records have emerged as a valuable approach to conducting longitudinal research of child maltreatment. The potential bias re...

    Jared W. Parrish, Meghan E. Shanahan, Patricia G. Schnitzer, Paul Lanier, Julie L. Daniels and Stephen W. Marshall

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:23

    Published on: 7 August 2017

  12. Research Methods

    Longitudinal Research on Aging Drivers (LongROAD): study design and methods

    As an important indicator of mobility, driving confers a host of social and health benefits to older adults. Despite the importance of safe mobility as the population ages, longitudinal data are lacking about ...

    Guohua Li, David W. Eby, Robert Santos, Thelma J. Mielenz, Lisa J. Molnar, David Strogatz, Marian E. Betz, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, Lindsay H. Ryan, Vanya Jones, Samantha I. Pitts, Linda L. Hill, Charles J. DiMaggio, David LeBlanc and Howard F. Andrews

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:22

    Published on: 1 August 2017

  13. Research Methods

    Identifying characteristics and outcomes that are associated with fall-related fatalities: multi-year retrospective summary of fall deaths in older adults from 2005–2012

    Fall-related deaths continue to be the leading cause of accidental deaths in the older adult (65+ year) population. However, many fall-related fatalities are unspecified and little is known about the fall char...

    Sara M. Deprey, Lynda Biedrzycki and Kristine Klenz

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:21

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  14. Original Contribution

    Injury, intense dust exposure, and chronic disease among survivors of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

    The World Trade Center attack of September 11, 2001 in New York City (9/11) exposed thousands of people to intense concentrations of hazardous materials that have resulted in reports of increased levels of ast...

    Howard E. Alper, Shengchao Yu, Steven D. Stellman and Robert M. Brackbill

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:17

    Published on: 17 July 2017

  15. Original Contribution

    Epidemiologic comparisons of soccer-related injuries presenting to emergency departments and reported within high school and collegiate settings

    Few studies compare sports injury patterns in different settings. This study described the epidemiology of soccer injuries presenting to emergency departments (EDs) and compared injuries presenting to EDs to i...

    Zachary Y. Kerr, Lauren A. Pierpoint, Dustin W. Currie, Erin B. Wasserman and R. Dawn Comstock

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:19

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  16. Original Contribution

    Older adult falls prevention behaviors 60 days post-discharge from an urban emergency department after treatment for a fall

    Falls are a common and debilitating health problem for older adults. Older adults are often treated and discharged home by emergency department (ED)-based providers with the hope they will receive falls preven...

    Kalpana Narayan Shankar, Nicole J. Treadway, Alyssa A. Taylor, Alan H. Breaud, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Jonathan Howland

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:18

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  17. Original Contribution

    Mishaps and unsafe conditions in recreational scuba diving and pre-dive checklist use: a prospective cohort study

    Recreational scuba diving involves the use of complex instruments and specialized skills in an unforgiving environment. Errors in dive preparation in such an environment may lead to unsafe conditions, mishaps,...

    Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, Steve Wing, Charles Poole, Kristen L. Kucera, Stephen W. Marshall and Petar J. Denoble

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:16

    Published on: 5 June 2017

  18. Original Contribution

    Characteristics of trauma mortality in the Northern Territory, Australia

    While factors including remoteness, alcohol consumption, age and Indigenous ethnicity are well-documented associations of trauma mortality, less is known of trauma seasonality. This is particularly relevant to...

    Kathleen M. McDermott, Matt B. Brearley, Steven M. Hudson, Linda Ward and David J. Read

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:15

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  19. Review

    Select physical performance measures and driving outcomes in older adults

    Improving physical functioning may be a future intervention to keep older adults driving safely longer as it can help maintain both physical and cognitive health longer. This systematic review assesses the evi...

    Thelma J. Mielenz, Laura L. Durbin, Jodi A. Cisewski, Jack M. Guralnik and Guohua Li

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:14

    Published on: 8 May 2017

  20. Original Contribution

    Prevalence and ethnic/racial disparities in the distribution of pediatric injuries in South Florida: implications for the development of community prevention programs

    The state of Florida continues to report significant gender, ethnic and racial disparities in trauma incidence, access to care and outcomes in the adult population. Our objective was to assess pediatric injury...

    Carmen Ramos Irizarry, Patrick C. Hardigan, Mark G. Mc Kenney, Gretchen Holmes, Rudy Flores, Brenda Benson and Ascension M. Torres

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:12

    Published on: 17 April 2017

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