Sports injury prevention needs more than just organized sport

Analyses of routinely-collected injury hospitalisation data show that sport and leisure activities are a common setting for injury, despite limitations in the application current international classification of diseases (ICD) coding schemes (Finch & Boufous 2008).¬† Currently, routine data sources that rely on ICD-9 or ICD-10 coded data are unable to separately identify injuries that occur […]

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Barry’s Blog #6

Declining paintball injuries There was recently a report¬† that a paintball caused a British woman’s breast implant to explode. That is the bad news. The good news is that paintball injuries have actually decreased in the United States. Hospital emergency visits due to air and paintball guns fell 20% from 2006 to 2008. Most such […]

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