Injury Prevention 
Injury Prevention Topics 

The goals of injury prevention are to enhance the combat readiness and health of Soldiers by preventing injuries; and reduce injury rates Army-wide through a systematic program that guides and supports Army and Command prevention efforts through routine surveillance, evidence-based recommendations, rigorous program and policy evaluation, and collaboration.

Building an injury prevention program begins with the desire to safely maintain and improve Soldier fitness and readiness. Once preventable injuries are identified, a unit must be willing to enact and enforce corrective policies and procedures. Preventable injuries can never be identified without some type of injury surveillance. The Injury Prevention Through Leadership Course External Link is designed to equip leaders with the necessary knowledge to implement an effective injury prevention program.


*New* Help Prevent Common Injuries (Injury Prevention Program Survey)

The Injury Prevention Program has developed a survey intended to capture the interests and needs of military personnel and Army civilian employees for injury prevention-related information.

  • Survey results will inform the development of injury prevention educational materials for multiple audiences throughout the Army.

Complete the survey here. External Link

Note: Survey will close on August 6, 2014


American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2010 (Supplement)

A collection of publications and reports to include articles published as Public Health Approach to Injury Prevention: The U.S. Military Experience A supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol. 38 (1S), January 2010.

Injury Prevention Initiatives

Information outlining the ongoing injury prevention initiatives of the Injury Prevention Program.

Journal Publications

Journal articles on various injury prevention-related topics are available to download.

Scientific Posters & Presentations

This page displays Injury Prevention posters and presentations.

Technical Reports

This page provides links to injury prevention articles from the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC).

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