Ian Pike


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The Built Environment and Active Transportation Safety in Children and Youth

2016/17-2020/21 • $1,975,476 • PI,CO,Other
The Convention on the Rights of the Child states that "...children have the right to the highest attainable level of health and the right to a safe environment, free from injury and violence." Active transportation (AT), such as walking and biking, is a healthy way for children to explore their...

The state of play: Socio-ecological perspective on children's outdoor play

2015/16-2020/21 • $846,725 • PI,CO,Other
Our fondest childhood memories are often of play. Whether jumping in a pile of leaves, catching bugs, or climbing a tree, children are often happiest when playing freely outdoors. Play is a childhood need so basic, it is enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, yet time for...

SHRed Injuries: Preventing Injuries and their Consequences in Youth Sport and Recreation

2018/19-2020/21 • $407,021 • PI,Other
Injuries are not accidents; they are predictable and preventable. Injuries are the leading cause of ill health and mortality in Canadian youth. Sport and recreational (S&R) injuries account for more than 40% of this burden. One in 3 youth seeks medical attention for a S&R related injury each...

The Effect of COVID-19 Policies on Road Traffic Injury Among Vulnerable Road Users in Canadian Cities

2020/21 • $277,950 • PI,CO
An unexpected benefit of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a temporary, dramatic reduction in road traffic injuries. Pandemic-related stay-at-home and physical distancing policies led to great reductions in police-reported collisions during the early stages of the pandemic. However, with the...

The unintended consequences of implementing stay-at-home policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: Violence outcomes in children and youth in Canada

2020/21 • $178,500 • PI,CO
Although stay-at-home measures during pandemics are implemented to protect the population, a serious consequence of quarantine has been heightened risk of child maltreatment, such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and exposure to family violence. During the height of the...

Physical Literacy Across the Lifespan

2019/20 • $750 • PI
Strong physical literacy, which includes wanting to be physically active and having the knowledge to make it happen, not only empowers people to lead active lives, it can reduce their risk of injury. Our video, "Physical Literacy Across the Lifespan," promotes safe physical activity for...

Voices of Children and Youth: Community Injury Prevention through Visual Storytelling and Intervention

2017/18-2018/19 • $248,626 • PI,CO
The burden of child and youth injury is high among Canada's Indigenous Peoples. The Voices study aims to build capacity within the First Nations community of Akwesasne and among researchers to address this burden, and to influence cultural change toward safety and injury prevention. Based upon...

Building a Rock to Stand On:Health, Life Style Choices, and Social Determinants of Health in Young Adulthood

2013/14-2017/18 • $809,943 • PI,CO
Young adulthood is a critical stage of life when healthy life styles, social supports, and economic futures are established. However, research shows that this age group is at higher risk than either adolescents (under age 18) or adults (over age 29) for substance abuse, suicide, deaths due to...

Evaluation of speed limit changes in British Columbia.

2015/16-2016/17 • $249,662 • PI,CO
Many drivers exceed the posted speed limit and most do not fully appreciate the risks associated with higher speed travel. Groups opposing speed control push for increased speed limits and reduced speed enforcement. Most experts believe that higher speed limits are dangerous, but some believe...

Planning a new Networks of Centres of Excellence - Visualizing the InjurySafetyNet

2016/17 • $10,000 • PI
Dr. Ian Pike and Dr. Alison Macpherson request support for a strategic planning meeting to develop a new Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) proposal for an InjurySafetyNet NCE, which will focus on unintentional injury, violence and abuse of infants, children and youth across Canada. This...

The Built Environment and Active Transportation Safety in Children and Youth

2015/16 • $49,973 • PI,CO
The Convention on the Rights of the Child states that "...children have the right to the highest attainable level of health and the right to a safe environment, free from injury and violence." Active transportation (AT), such as walking and biking, is a healthy way for children to explore their...

Child-sized KT - Engaging kids and families in research at BC Children's Hospital

2015/16 • $14,914 • PI,CO
The goal of this project is to develop a platform that will support pediatric patients and their parents, healthy children and their parents, and individuals who work in the health care system (i.e. doctors, administrators) in participating in all parts of the research process. This would...

Supporting collaborative activities through the Canadian Injury Prevention Trainee Network (CIPTN) to promote injury prevention education.

2015/16 • $9,500 • PI,CO
Injuries are a serious and preventable health concern in Canada and a growing field of research. Overall, falls are the leading cause of injury with more than one in three older adults falling each year. Falls can cause hip fractures, which leads to reduced function including decreased mobility...

CIHR Team in Child and Youth Injury Prevention

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,900,000 • PI,CO,Other
The CIHR Team in Child and Youth Injury Prevention addresses calls for improved Canadian child and youth injury prevention initiatives by focusing on research and its application for prevention, training and capacity building, and enhanced communications within the injury prevention community....

A Community-Based Intervention to Prevent Fall Injuries to Young Children in the Home

2011/12-2014/15 • $444,431 • PI,CO
Falls are the leading cause of injury hospitalizations for young children in Canada. Although we now know the primary causes of these falls, very little has been done to identify ways to prevent such falls. The proposed research represents a unique collaboration between child-injury prevention...

Are Booster Seat and Bicycle Helmet Legislation Keeping Manitoba's Children Safe?

2014/15 • $199,982 • PI,CO
This year two exciting laws came into effect to help keep Manitoba children safe. Starting August 2013, children less than nine years must use booster seats. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for 4-8 year olds and many do not use a booster seat. As of May 2013,...

Why do boys get hurt more? Masculinity and Risk Taking in the Outdoors

2013/14 • $10,000 • PI,CO,Other
Why do boys get hurt more? Masculinity and Risk Taking in the Outdoors addresses the high injury rate among boys and young men. Not only do injury death rates increase as children become youth, peaking at 66 injury deaths per 100,000 among young men, but rates among these young men are 3.3 times...

Evaluation of traffic safety interventions in British Columbia.

2011/12 • $199,868 • PI,CO
Motor vehicle crashes (MVCs), the leading cause of death in young adults, are a major societal problem. The majority of fatal crashes are caused by speeding, driving after using alcohol, and distracted driving. British Columbia recently changed its Motor Vehicle Act with laws that target these...

Protect Your Melon: Snow Sport Helmets - Round Two

2011/12 • $3,000 • PI,Other
This Cafe Scientifique will be held as a pre conference event to the 2011 Canadian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference in Vancouver. The title for the event is Protect your Melon: Snow Sport Helmets Round Two. The goal of the Cafe is to continue the conversation started in 2009: to...

Canadian Injury Indicators Team: Child & Youth Policy Indicators

2010/11 • $42,708 • PI,CO,Other
Injuries are the leading cause of death for Canadian children and youth (1-19 years of age), and are responsible for almost 15% of hospitalizations in this age group. Recent national consultations on injury research and a national injury prevention strategy have consistently highlighted the need...

Developing and Promoting an online Child and Youth Injury Dashboard

2010/11 • $40,000 • PI,CO
Funds are requested to support two dissemination/KT meetings of the Canadian Injury Indicators Team and four conference workshop presentations for the dissemination of two products and the design and development of a dissemination tool - The Canadian Child and Youth Injury Dashboard. A...

Child and Youth Injury Indicators: Language Translation and Dissemination

2010/11 • $40,000 • PI,Other
The Canadian Injury Indicators Development Team and the First Nations and Inuit Children and Youth Injury Indicators Working Group have created evidence-based child and youth injury indicators to monitor the injury prevention system in Canada. Three sets of indicators have been developed,...

Planning the Canadian Injury Prevention Research Network

2010/11 • $25,000 • PI,CO
Injury Prevention as a recognized national priority has been building for years. We are requesting funds to support a meeting of the future Canadian Injury Prevention Research Network to be held in Vancouver, Canada, timed to develop and finalize a grant proposal for submission in the Fall of...

Striving to Go Live: The Canadian Child and Youth Injury Dashboard

2010/11 • $14,594 • PI,CO
The goal of these meetings is to continue the work of the Child and Youth Injury Indicators Team, a collaborative group of researchers and partners established in 2006, to plan Going Live with the Canadian Child and Youth Injury Dashboard. The aim is to develop a CIHR Integrated Knowledge...

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