Current issue

February 2015

Volume 21

Issue 1

Impact factor: 1.941*

* 2013 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Injury Prevention  is an international peer review journal, offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. It is the official journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP) and the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR)

Forthcoming conferences

Injury Prevention will be publishing the abstracts from the following conferences. If you're attending, keep an eye out for special events and exclusive offers from the journal!

SAVIR, 11-13 Mar >>

Safe States, 29 Apr-1 May >>

Workshop at SAVIR 2015

Injury Prevention board members Ted Miller and Linda Degutis will be running a workshop on journal publishing during the SAVIR conference in New Orleans on 11th March at 4.45pm. Spaces are limited, so sign up soon!

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As Injury Prevention turns 20 we're looking back at some of the most influential papers published in our Anniversary Archives, starting with Fred Rivara et al's “Epidemiology of bicycle injuries and risk factors for serious injury”.

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Call for papers

The journal is encouraging submissions for two supplements on "Achieving population level change" and "Next generation injury surveillance".

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