First Responder Occupational Injury Prevention Assistantship

Develop a program to mitigate occupational injury risk for first responders

    • Current Projects
    • injury, prevention, program development

Funding Source: OrthoIndy Foundation

Graduate Student Partner: IUPUI School of Health and Human Sciences


Project Purpose:

Develop an injury prevention and management program for first responders to mitigate the risk for occupational injury, prevent early retirement, and improve health outcomes


Project Description:

A multi-disciplinary project team of clinicians, researchers, and graduate students will build a comprehensive injury program for first responders informed by evidence from the injury literature, national data, and findings from a functional movement demonstration project.