News tagged with injury prevention

Avoiding injuries when playing sport

Do you enjoy playing sport? Many of us start exercising at this time of year after worrying about overeating during the holiday season. The most important thing when trying to improve sporting ability or ...

Feb 05, 2015
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Many new parents unaware of safety guidelines

A new parent's health literacy, defined as their ability to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information, can affect their ability to follow recommendations to protect infants from injury, finds ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Increasing helmet safety with impact-diverting 'patch'

A team of researchers at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus has developed an impact-diverting "patch" (IDP) aimed at increasing the safety of helmets by mitigating the potential for head injuries. The ...

Nov 25, 2013
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