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Injury Prevention

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

Impact Factor: 3.77
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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.

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Safety 2022

Injury Prevention is delighted to be the official journal of Safety 2022. The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 27-30 November 2022 in Adelaide, Australia.

Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia  and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization, and other key national and international organisations, Safety 2022 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.

Visit the Safety 2022 website for more information

Latest Articles

Original research:

Concussion education for youth athletes using Pre-Game Safety Huddles: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

16 September 2022

Original research:

Evaluation of road safety policies and their enforcement in Mexico City, 2015-2019: an interrupted time-series study

12 September 2022

Latest Podcast

Professor David Hemenway: a public health career in "a brand new field", and five books


In this month's podcast, we interview David Hemenway, PhD, Professor of Health Policy, and the Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center.


You can subscribe to the Injury Prevention podcast via all podcast platforms, including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsStitcher and Spotify.

If you enjoy our podcast, please consider leaving a review and rating on iTunes. Thank you for listening!

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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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