Author: Olsen

A Systematic Review of Literature and Preliminary Report of Aboriginal Injury Prevention Programs in BC


Objectives of this review were to: review and summarize the evidence base from published literature regarding injury prevention among Aboriginal peoples, and to ascertain what injury prevention initiatives aimed at Aboriginal people are currently being offered in British Columbia and which are not represented in the published literature.

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Strategies for prevention of soccer related injuries: a systematic review


Objectives: To examine evidence on the effectiveness of current injury prevention strategies in soccer, determine the applicability of the evidence to children and youth, and make recommendations on policy, programming, and future research. Methods: Standard systematic review methodology was modified and adopted for this review. Research questions and relevance criteria were developed a priori. Potentially relevant studies were located through electronic and hand searches. Articles were assessed for relevance and…

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Sports & Recreation Injury Prevention Strategies: Systematic Review And Best Practices


View executive summary (PDF) » Canadian children and youth spend a considerable amount of time participating in sports and recreation activities. On average, children between the ages of 5 and 12 years spend 18 hours on physical activity every week, while those between 13 and 17 years-of-age average 15 hours (CFLRI, 1998). Soccer, swimming, hockey and baseball are the most popular sports among active Canadian children. The benefits of sport…

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