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Pediatric Injury Prevention, Education and Research Program | PIPER
 
 

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Principal Investigator
Dawn Comstock, PhD
dawn.comstock@ucdenver.edu
 
Research Associates
 

Lauren Pierpoint
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High School RIO™ Publications


​Bibliography of Manuscripts Based on High School RIO Data
  1. Roos KG, Kerr ZY, Golightly YM, Kucera KL, Myers JB, Marshall SW, Rosamond WD, and Comstock RD.  Descriptive Epidemiology of Overuse Injuries in US College and High School Athlehtes.  Currently under review.
  2. Schroeder A, Comstock RD, Collins CL, Everhart J, Flanigan D, and Best TM.  Epidemiology of overuse injuries among high-school athletes in the United States.  Currently under review.
  3. Changstrom BG, Brou L, Khodaee M, Braund C, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Stress Fracture Injuries Among U.S. High School Athletes, 2005-06 through 2012-13.  Currently under review.
  4. Monfort SM, Comstock RD, Collins CL, Onate JA, Best TM, and Chaudhari AMW.  Association between Ball Handling versus Defending Actions and Non-Contact Lower Extremity Injuries in High School Basketball and Soccer.  Currently under review.
  5. Mitchell J, Graham W, Best TM, Collins CL, Currie DW, Comstock RD, and Flanigan DC.  Epidemiology of Meniscal Injuries in U.S. High School Athletes from 2007/08-2012/13.  Currently under review.
  6. Mitchell J, Magnussen RA, Collins CL, Currie DW, Best TM, Comstock RD, and Flanigan DC.  Epidemiology of Patellofemoral Instability Injuries among U.S. High School Athletes.  Currently under review.
  7. Corlette JD, TePoel MRW, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Differences in Rates and Patterns of Injury between High School and Middle School Aged Football Players and between Middle School and Pop Warner Teams.  Currently under review
  8. Corlette JD, LaBella CR, Collins CL, Henke NM, Fields SK, Comstock RD.  A Comparative Analysis of Injury Rates and Patterns among Girls’ Soccer and Basketball Players at High Schools with and without Athletic Trainers from 2006/07-2008/09.  Currently under review. 
  9. Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Mihalik JP, Marshall SW, Guskiewicz KM, and Comstock RD.  Impact Locations and Concussion Outcomes in High School Football Player-to-Player Collisions.  Pediatrics, 134(3):489-496 (2014).
  10. Collins CL, Fletcher EN, Fields SK, Kluchurosky L, Rohrkemper MK, Comstock RD, and Cantu RC.  Neck Strength: A Protective Factor Reducing Risk for Concussion in High School Sports.  Journal of Primary Prevention, 35(5):309-319 (2014).
  11. Xiang J, Collins CL, Liu D, McKenzie LB, and Comstock RD.  Lacrosse Injuries Among High School Boys and Girls in the United States, 2008-2012, Four Academic Years.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 42(9):2082-2088 (2014).
  12. Fletcher EN, McKenzie LB, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiological Comparison of High School Basketball Injuries Reporting to Emergency Departments and the Athletic Trainig Setting.  Journal of Athletic Training, 49(3):381-388 (2014).
  13. Rosenthal JA, Foraker RE, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  National High School Athlete Concussion Rates From 2005-2006 to 2011-2012.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 42(7):1710-1715 (2014).
  14. Robinson TW, Corlette J, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  Shoulder Injuries Among US High School Athletes, 2005/2006-2011/2012.  Pediatrics, 133(2):272-279 (2014).
  15. Joseph AM, Collins CL, Henke NM, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  A Multi-Sport Epidemiologic Comparison of ACL Injuries in High School Athletics.  Journal of Athletic Training, 48(6):810-817 (2013).
  16. Smith DW, Myer GD, Currie DW, Comstock RD, Clark JF, and Bailes JE.  Altitude Modulates Concussion Incidence: Implications for Optimizing Brain Compliance to Prevent Injury in Athletes.  Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 1(6):1-7(2013).
  17. Swenson DM, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of US High School Sports-Related Ligamentous Ankle Injuries 2005/06-2010/11.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 23(3):190-196 (2013).
  18. Swenson DM, Collins CL, Best TM, Flanigan DC, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Knee Injuries Among US High School Atheltes, 2005/06-2010/11.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 45(3):462-469 (2013).
  19. Kerr ZY, Casa DJ, Marshall SW, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Exertional Heat Illness Among U.S. High School Athletes.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(1);8-14 (2013).
  20. Chrisman SP, Rivara FP, Schiff MA, Zhou C, and Comstock RD.  Risk Factors for Concussive Symptoms of 1 Week or Longer in High School Athletes.  Brain Injury, 27(1);1-9 (2013).
  21. Badgeley MA, McIlvain NM, Yard EE, Fields S, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of 10,000 High School Football Injuries: Patterns of Injury by Position Played.  Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 10(2);160-169 (2013).
  22. Kriz PK, Comstock RD, Zurakowski RD, Almquist JL, Collins CL and D’Hemecourt P.  Effectiveness of Protective Eyeware in Reducing Eye Injuries Among High School Field Hockey Players.  Pediatrics, 130(6);1069-1075 (2012).
  23. Swenson DM, Henke NM, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of United States High School Sports-Related Fractures, 2008-09 to 2010-11.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(9);2078-2084 (2012).
  24. Castile L, Collins CL, McIlvain NM, and Comstock RD.  The Epidemiology of New vs. Recurrent Sports Concussions Among High School Athletes, 2005-2010.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(8);603-610 (2012).
  25. Marar M, McIlvain NM, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Concussions among United States High School Athletes in 20 Sports.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(4);747-755 (2012).
  26. Meehan WP, d’Hemecourt P, Collins CL, Taylor AM, and Comstock RD.  Computerized Neurocognitive Testing for the Management of Sport-Related Concussions.  Pediatrics, 129(1);1-7 (2012).
  27. Meehan WP, d’Hemecourt P, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussions in United States High Schools.  American Journal of Sports Medicine, 39(11);2304-2310 (2011).
  28. Rechel JA, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Injuries Requiring Surgery among High School Athletes in the United States, 2005 to 2010.  Journal of Trauma, 71(4);982-989 (2011).
  29. Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Player-Player Contact Injuries among US High School Athletes, 2005-2009.  Clinical Pediatrics, 50(7);594-603 (2011).
  30. Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Pommering TL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Dislocation/Separation Injuries among US High School Athletes in 9 Selected Sports: 2005-2009.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 21(2); 101-108 (2011).
  31. Yard EE and Comstock D.  Injury Patterns by Body Mass Index in US High School Athletes.  Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 8(2); 182-191 (2011).
  32. Frommer LJ, Gurka KK, Cross KM, Ingersoll, CD, Comstock RD, and Saliba SA.  Sex Differences in Concussion Symptoms of High School Athletes.  Journal of Athletic Training, 46(1);76-84 (2011).
  33. Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Comstock RD, Collins C, McIlvain N, and Yard E.  Heat Illness Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-2009.  JAMA 305(3);246-249 (2011) – (JAMA reprint of MMWR)
  34. Yard EE, Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Collins C, McIlvain N, and Comstock RD.  Special Report from the CDC: Heat Illness among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-2009.  Journal of Safety Research, 41;471-474 (2010).
  35. Meehan WP, d’Hemecourt P, and Comstock RD.  High School Concussions in the 2008-2009 Academic Year: Mechanism, Symptoms, and Management. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(12);2405-2409 (2010).
  36. Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Comstock RD, Collins C, McIlvain N, and Yard E.  Heat Illness Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-2009.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review (MMWR) 59(32);1009-1013 (2010).
  37. Swenson DM, Yard EE, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of US High School Sports-Related Fractures, 2005-2009.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 20(4);293-299 (2010).
  38. Krajnik S, Fogarty KJ, Yard EE, and Comstock RD.  Shoulder Injuries in US High School Baseball and Softball Athletes, 2005-2008.  Pediatrics 125(3);497-501 (2010).
  39. Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  Violence in Youth Sports: Hazing, Brawling and Foul Play.  British Journal of Sports Medicine 44(1);32-37 (2010).
  40. Yard EE, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  A Comparison of High School Sports Injury Surveillance Data Reporting by Certified Athletic Trainers and Coaches.  Journal of Athletic Training 44(6);645-652 (2009).
  41. Darrow CJ, Collins CL, Yard EE, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Severe Injuries among United States High School Athletes: 2005-2007.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 37(9);1798-1805 (2009).
  42. Yard EE and Comstock RD.  Compliance with Return to Play Guidelines Following Concussion in US High School Athletes, 2005-2008.  Brain Injury 23(11);888-898 (2009).
  43. Swenson DM, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  Patterns of Recurrent Injuries among US High School Athletes, 2005-2008.   American Journal of Sports Medicine 37(8);1586-1593 (2009).
  44. Yard EE and Comstock RD.  Effects of Field Location, Time in Competition, and Phase of Play on Injury Severity in High School Football.  Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal 17(1);35-49 (2009).
  45. Bonza J, Fields SK, Yard EE, and Comstock RD.  Shoulder Injuries Among United States High School Athletes, 2005-2007.  Journal of Athletic Training 44(1);76-83 (2009).
  46. Huffman EA, Yard EE, Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of Rare Injuries and Conditions among US High School Athletes during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 School Years.   Journal of Athletic Training 43(6);624-630 (2008).
  47. Borowski L, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  The Epidemiology of US High School Basketball Injuries, 2005-2007.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 36(12);2328-2335 (2008).
  48. Yard EE, Schroeder MJ, Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD.  The Epidemiology of US High School Soccer Injuries, 2005-2007.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 36(10);1930-1937 (2008).
  49. Collins CL and Comstock RD.  Epidemiologic Features of High School Baseball Injuries in the United States, 2005-2007.  Pediatrics 121(6);1181-1187 (2008).
  50. Ingram JG, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RDEpidemiology of Knee Injuries among Boys and Girls in US High School Athletics.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 36(6);1116-1122 (2008).
  51. Rechel JA, Yard EE, and Comstock RD.  An Epidemiologic Comparison of High School Sports Injuries Sustained in Practice and Competition.  Journal of Athletic Training 43(2);197-204 (2008).
  52. Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.  When the Rules of the Game are Broken: What Proportion of High School Sports-Related Injuries are Related to Illegal Activity?  Injury Prevention 14(1);34-38 (2008).
  53. Yard EE, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD.  An Epidemiologic Comparison of High School and College Wrestling Injuries.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 36(1);57-64 (2008).
  54. Gessel LM, Fields SK, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD.  Concussions Among High School and College Athletes.  Journal of Athletic Training 42(4);495-503 (2007). 
  55. Nelson AJ, Collins CL, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD.   The Epidemiology of Ankle Injuries Among US High School Athletes, 2005-06.  Journal of Athletic Training 42(3);381-387 (2007).
  56. Shankar PR, Fields SK, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD.  Epidemiology of High School and Collegiate Football Injuries in the United States, 2005-2006.  American Journal of Sports Medicine 35(8);1295-1303 (2007).
  57. Fernandez WG, Yard EE, and Comstock RD, Epidemiology of Lower Extremity Injuries Among US High School Athletes.  Academic Emergency Medicine 14(7);641-645 (2007).
  58. Comstock RD, Knox C, and Gilchrist J.  Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes United States, 2005-06 School Year.  Connecticut Medicine 71(1);19-21 (2007).
  59. Comstock RD, Knox C, Yard E, and Gilchrist J.  Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-06 School Year.  JAMA 296(22);2673-2674 (2006) – (JAMA reprint of MMWR).
  60. Comstock RD, Knox C, Yard E, and Gilchrist J.  Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-06 School Year.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Review (MMWR) 55(38);1037-1040 (2006). 
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