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Injury Prevention

is an online-only, peer reviewed journal covering content on all injury prevention in all contexts.

Impact Factor: 3.775
Citescore: 4.2
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Injury Prevention publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. Injury Prevention is online only.

It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Roderick J. McClure, Director of Health Decision Support Pty Ltd., Australia
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Injury Prevention is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.


Read the abstracts from Safety 2022, the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

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New Editor-in-Chief appointed

We are delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Finch has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief for Injury Prevention.

Professor Finch is Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Vice-President at Edith Cowan University in Australia. While best known for her sports injury prevention research, she has expertise in leading injury prevention research drawing on multiple research disciplines.

Ranked in the top 10% for career-long impact across all fields of research globally, she has received international recognition for her contributions. In 2015, she was awarded the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Distinguished International Career Award. The Australian Government awarded her an Order of Australia (AO) in 2018 in recognition of her distinguished service to sports medicine. Most recently, she was awarded the Australasian Injury Prevention Network’s (AIPN) Special Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention.

Professor Finch will officially take up her post as Editor-in-Chief on 1st January 2023, succeeding Professor Rod McClure.

Latest Articles

Special feature:

Compulsory collisions and corporate interests in school rugby: challenging distortions in the framing of childhood injury

21 November 2022

Latest Podcast

Reporting at Safety 2022: all shades of Injury Prevention represented

Ever wondered what it would be like to help design and run a world injury conference? Come visit Safety 2022, in a conversation with a member of the Australian Organising Committee. Editor-in-Chief of Injury Prevention, Rod McLure, talks with Dr Amy Peden at the Safety 2022 Conference, in Adelaide, Australia.


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Injury, energy poverty and climate change

24 November 2022


Injury Prevention considers unsolicited submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, systematic reviews, and methodology articles.

The Author Information section provides provides general guidelines as well as requirements for specific article types.

Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

All manuscripts should be submitted online.

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