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Journal of the Australian Health Promotion Association

Call for Papers

Injury Prevention and Health Promotion

Examining the intersection between preventing injuries (unintentional & violence-related) and promoting health
Guest Editors: David Sleet (CDC) and Richard Franklin (James Cook University)

The Special Issue will focus on the intersection between preventing injuries (unintentional and violence-related) and promoting health, considering the following topics:

  • Priority topics of national importance (e.g. traffic injury, traumatic brain injury, falls, drowning)
  • Areas of recent growing concern (e.g. youth suicide, mobile phone use, youth sports concussion, home safety)
  • Areas likely to be of interest to Health Promotion Journal of Australia readership/practitioners (e.g. child injury, theory-driven interventions, surveillance)
  • Interventions (including RCTs) and systematic reviews that inform policy and practice

Before submission, authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Instructions.

Prospective authors should submit their complete manuscript online at according to the following timetable:

  • Abstract submission is now closed
  • Manuscript Due: 17 April 2017 (for accepted abstracts only)
  • First Round of Reviews: 29 May 2017
  • Publication Date: December 2017

Contributions are welcomed from injury prevention and health promotion policy makers and practitioners, evaluators and researchers.