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October 2015

Volume 21

Issue 5

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Injury Prevention  is an international peer reviewed 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 Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR) and the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP).

20th anniversary

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Injury Prevention, we asked our readers and editorial board to identify 6 of the most influential papers from the archive. We are republishing one of these in each issue alongside a commentary on the importance of the paper.  

Bicycle injuries >>

Haddon matrix >>

Accident nomenclature >>

Safety in numbers >>

New blog team

Injury Prevention has a new team of enthusiastic bloggers! The blog is free to access and contains news and useful information about what's going on in the field. You can register to receive email alerts each time a new post appears.

Meet the team >>

Latest blog posts >>

Personal Folders Closure

We are closing the personal folders on on the 31st of October 2015 in line with extensive user feedback. If you're a user of the folders, please do move any content in there to another content management tool. For more information, please contact us at support{at} or via phone +44 (0) 207 111 1105.


As Injury Prevention turns 20 we're looking back at some of the most influential papers published in our Anniversary Archives. Here, Brian Johnston talks to Fred Rivara, lead author of the paper 'Epidemiology of bicycle injuries and risk factors for serious injury' and commentators Beth Ebel and Brent Hagel.

Listen here >>


Injury Prevention is the official journal of SAVIR. Read the latest news from SAVIR in each issue of the journal.

SAVIR news >>

SAVIR 2015 abstracts >>