Youth Injury Prevention Program - Vanderbilt University School of

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Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center Summit
Concussion Services at Vanderbilt: State of the Art
Program for Injury Prevention in
Youth Sports (PIPYS) at Vanderbilt:
A Game Plan for Safety and Health in the Young
Athlete
October 24, 2012
Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
Sarah Haverstick, B.A.
Safe Children Program Manager
Safe Kids Cumberland Valley
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Alex B. Diamond, D.O., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Program for Injury Prevention in Youth Sports (PIPYS)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Team Physician
Vanderbilt University
Nashville Sounds & Nashville Predators
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Public Health Relevance:
We Can Make a Difference
• Injury often predictable and preventable, not
just “accidents”
– As many as half the injuries sustained by youth
while playing sports are likely preventable
• Concussion – 2o & 3o, 1o???
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Emery CA et al. CJSM, 2006.
Safety cannot be delegated,
it is a shared
responsibility of…
• Parents
• Coaches
• Youth athletes
• Safety advocates
• Athletic trainers
• Schools
• Health professionals
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Youth Sports Safety at Vanderbilt
BACKGROUND
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Who We Are
• Began work March 2011
– Safe Kids Cumberland Valley & VCHIP
• SafeKids USA youth sports safety grant
• Formally established March 2012
– PIPYS: Collaboration VSM & MCJCHV
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Vanderbilt Children’s Health
Improvement and Prevention (VCHIP)
• Ensure all children have positive start in life,
practice healthy behaviors, are cared for and
safe
– Go beyond hospital walls and into community
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http://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org
(Health & Safety)
Safe Children Program at VCH
• Safety Store
– Purchase low-cost safety products
– One of six US hospitals selected by National Association of
Children's Hospital to have hospital based safety store
• Safe Kids Cumberland Valley
– Safe Kids Worldwide
• An international nonprofit dedicated to reducing unintentional
injuries to children
– 41 counties in Middle Tennessee
– Multiple safety initiatives
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Youth Sports Safety at Vanderbilt
A LONG-TERM & SUSTAINABLE
SOLUTION
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Program for Injury Prevention in
Youth Sports (PIPYS)
A Game Plan for Safety and Health
in the Young Athlete
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Mission
• The mission of the PIPYS will mirror and support in all aspects the
overall mission of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
– To bring the full measure of human knowledge, talent and compassion
to bear on the healing of sickness and injury and the advancement of
health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care,
education and research.
• The mission (organizational) statement of the PIPYS is as follows:
– To develop, evaluate and promote strategies through research,
education and community service in order to prevent youth sports
related injuries and to protect the overall health of the pediatric
athlete.
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Overview
• This center will be the first of its kind
established in the nation
– Housed under one roof
– Dedicated solely to the pediatric and adolescent
aged athlete
– Addressing all aspects of injury prevention and
safety in youth sports
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Strategy
• A multidisciplinary team will be used to achieve
our goals
– Representatives from the fields of sports medicine,
child safety, public health, preventive medicine,
pediatric and adolescent health, orthopaedics,
physical therapy, athletic training, education, law,
business, public policy, community service, parks and
recreation, as well as clinical, basic and communityengaged research.
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Goals
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Research
Education
Community Outreach
Social and Political Action
Clinical Care
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Working Partnership
• Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
– Department of Pediatrics (Dr. Rush)
– Vanderbilt Children’s Health Improvement and
Prevention (Kim Harrell)
• Vanderbilt University Medical Center
– Department of Orthopaedics
• Division of Sports Medicine (Dr. Spindler)
• Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics (Dr. Schwartz)
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PIPYS Leadership
• Medical Director
– Alex B. Diamond, D.O., M.P.H.
• VCHIP Safe Children Program Manager
– Sarah Haverstick, B.A.
• VCHIP Healthy Children Coordinator
– Kyle Craig, ATC
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Advisory Council
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Quarterly meetings
Guide and shape direction of center
Facilitate accomplishment of goals
Extend reach of impact and involvement
throughout university, medical center and
community
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PIPYS Advisory Council
Member’s Name
Position
Member’s Organization
Kim Anderson
Athletic Trainer
Belmont Athletics & Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
Tom Bossung
Head Athletic Trainer
Vanderbilt Athletics & Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
Rose Boyd
Director
Tennessee Department of Health
Mindy Chandler
Assistant Manager, Athletic Trainer
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Tara Cheatham
Staff Member
Harpeth Youth Soccer Association
Kyle Craig
Coordinator, Athletic Trainer
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Mandy D’Amour
Physical Therapist
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Alex Diamond, DO, MPH
Co-Chair
Team Physician, Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt Sports Medicine & Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Thomas Floyd
Sports Supervisor
Metro Nashville Parks & Recreation
Andrew Gregory, MD, FAAP
Team Physician, Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt Sports Medicine & Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Sarah Haverstick
Co-Chair
Program Manager
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Amber Hilliard
Youth Sports Coordinator
Williamson County Parks & Recreatio
Donna King
Officer
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Paul Malloy
Head Athletic Trainer
Belmont Athletics & Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
Mollie Malone
Assistant Manager, Athletic Trainer
Vanderbilt Athletics & Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
Barbara Manuel
Site Director
Metro Nashville Parks & Recreation
Jessica Mooney
Graduate Student, Former VU Student Athlete
Vanderbilt University
Emily Preston
Physical Therapist
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Jasper Richardson
Athletic Trainer
Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute Fitness Center
David Shipman
Vice President of Membership and Program Development
YMCA of Middle Tennessee
Kay Simmons
School Board Member
Metro Nashville Board of Education
Candice Storey
Associate Director of Student Athletics
Vanderbilt University
Donna Sumners, MCD
Coordinator
Metro Public Health Department
Kim Walter
Coordinator, Athletic Trainer
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Program for Injury Prevention in Youth Sports (PIPYS)
CURRENT & PROPOSED PROJECTS
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Gateway to Community
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Educational Clinics
Community Events
Marketing
Media
Collaboration
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Sports Clinics
• Delivered by subject matter experts – physicians, athletic
trainers, etc.
• Audience: coaches, athletes, parents, league organizers, etc.
• Raise public awareness and increase practical knowledge of
prevention and treatment strategies for key sports safety
topics:
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Pre-Participation Exams
Emergency Planning
Acute and Overuse Injuries
Heat-Related Illness
Concussion
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Community Events
• Participation at community events (ie. youth
triathlon, Predators games, health fairs, etc.).
• Booths with activities for children, education
materials for parents.
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Marketing
• Develop educational materials with sports
safety message for placement in print, online
and radio formats.
• Develop comprehensive sports injury
prevention website.
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http://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/sportssafety
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Media
• Develop seasonally appropriate content for
press releases related to youth sports safety.
• Most recent press release (sports safety clinic)
picked up by the Associated Press ---- over 60
hits from across the country!
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Reach
• Clinics & Presentations: 585
• Community Events: 49,000
• Marketing Placements: 4,619,563
– [Janet’s Planet: 5,616,000 – Nashville market, reaches 120 markets
across the country!!]
• Media: 1,000,000
• OVERALL: 11,285,148
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Collaboration: Sports Safety
Community Task Force
Why
– We want to investigate and provide information that is important to the communities that we
serve
– We value the input of those who are most directly involved and affected by these issues
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Who
– Parents, players and coaches from the surrounding regions
– Community sports league and school athletic department officials
– Chair: Jessica Mooney (former MNPS and Vanderbilt athlete; M.Ed. community development)
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Purpose
– Serve as a think tank and highly valued resource to advise the directions of PIPYS
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When
– Bi-Annual meeting; intermittent communication via email
– Inaugural meeting scheduled for late 2012
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Collaboration
• CoachSmart App
– Part of planning
and
development
work group
– Created and
reviewed
“resource”
section content
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Collaboration: TDOH
• State of TN Maternal and Child Health
– Injury Prevention Conference
– Governor Sports Safety Proclamation
– “Gold Sneaker” Program
– Educate health systems & trainees
– TN AAP & AAPF newsletter column
– Director: Michael Warren, M.D., M.P.H.
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Collaboration: TDOH
• Tennessee Commissioner’s Council for Injury
Prevention
– Haverstick appointed 2007
– Diamond appointed 2011
– State Injury Prevention Resource Manual
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Collaboration
• State of TN Department of Education
– Coordinated School Health
• Education and Training
– Students and school staff
– Online modules, teaching manuals and materials
• Research
– Director: Rebecca Johns-Womack
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Collaboration
• HazingPrevention.Org
– Educational programming
– Community outreach / advocacy
– Organization resources
• NCAA, NFSHS, Little League, etc
– Research
– Executive Director: Tracy Maxwell
– Member, Board of Directors: Margery Holman, PhD
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Collaboration
• Nashville Children’s Alliance
– Child abuse reporting and prevention
• Education, online modules & tips
– Staff Member: Katherine Pace
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Selected Research
• The Status of Safety Interventions Employed in
Youth Sports Leagues.
• Helmet Safety in High School Football: A
Critical Investigation of the Condition of
Helmets Currently in Use by Tennessee Youth.
• The Role of Sports Specialization on Injury in
NCAA Division I Athletes.
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Future Efforts
• Continued development & growth
– Projects
• Research, education, advocacy, social and political action, clinical care
– Team members & Partners
• New & established disciplines
– Staff
• Research & administrative
• Students
– Audience
• Expanded presence (local, regional, national, international)
– Tools
• Website
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Thank You
http://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/sportssafety
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