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The following is a list of peer-review scientific manuscripts based on data from the National High School Sports Injury Surveillance System for the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 academic years data.

Kerr ZY, Casa DJ, Marshall SW, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Exertional Heat Illness Among United States High School Athletes in 20 Sports, 2005/06 to 2010/11. Currently under review.

Swenson DM, Collins CL, Best TM, Flanigan DC, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Knee Injuries Among US High School Atheltes, 2005/06-2010/11. Currently under review.

Swenson DM, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of US High School Sports-Related Ligamentous Ankle Injuries 2005/06-2010/11. Currently under review.

Joseph AM, Collins CL, Henke NM, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. A Multi-Sport Epidemiologic Comparison of ACL Injuries in High School Athletics. Currently under review.

Fletcher EN, McKenzie LB, and Comstock RD. Epidemiological Comparison of High School Basketball Injuries Reporting to Emergency Departments and the Athletic Trainig Setting. Currently under review.

Chrisman SP, Rivara FP, Schiff MA, Zhou C, and Comstock RD. Risk Factors for Concussive Symptoms One Week or Longer in High School Athletes. Forthcoming, Brain Injury.

Kriz PK, Comstock RD, Zurakowski D, Almquist J, Collins C and D’Hemecourt P. Effectiveness of Protective Eyeware in Reducing Eye Injuries Among High School Field Hockey Players. Forthcoming, Pediatrics.

Swenson DM, Henke NM, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of United States High School Sports-Related Fractures, 2008-09 to 2010-11. AJSM. Jul 26, 2012. Epub ahead of print. PubMed ID: 22837429

Badgeley MA, McIlvain NM, Yard E, Fields S, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of 10,000 High School Football Injuries: Patterns of Injury by Position Played. J Phys Act Health. Jun 12, 2012. Epub ahead of print. PubMed ID: 22821941

Castile L, Collins CL, McIlvain NM, and Comstock RD. The Epidemiology of New vs. Recurrent Sports Concussions Among High School Athletes, 2005-2010. BJSM. 2012;46(8);603-610. PubMed ID: 22144000

Marar M, McIlvain NM, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Concussions among United States High School Athletes in 20 Sports. AJSM. 2012;40(4);747-755. PubMed ID: 22287642

Meehan WP, d’Hemecourt P, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussions in United States High Schools. AJSM. 2011;39(11);2304-2310. PubMed ID: 21969181

Rechel JA, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Injuries Requiring Surgery among High School Athletes in the United States, 2005 to 2010. J Trauma. 2011;71(4);982-989. PubMed ID: 21986739

Meehan WP 3rd, d'Hemecourt P, Collins CL, Taylor AM, Comstock RD. Computerized Neurocognitive Testing for the Management of Sport-Related Concussions. Pediatrics. 2012;129(1):38-44. PubMed ID: 22129538

Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Pommering TL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Dislocation/Separation Injuries Among US High School Athletes in 9 Selected Sports: 2005-2009. Clin J Sport Med. 2011;21(2):101-108. PubMed ID: 21358499

Kerr ZY, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Player-Player Contact Injuries Among US High School Athletes, 2005-2009. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011;50(7):594-603. PubMed ID: 21196419

Frommer LJ, Gurka KK, Cross KM, Ingersoll CD, Comstock RD, and Saliba SA. Sex Differences in Concussion Symptoms of High Achool Athletes. J Athl Train. 2011;46(1):76-84. PubMedID: 21214354

Yard EE and Comstock RD. Injury Patterns by Body Mass Index in US High School Athletes. J Phys Act Health. 2011;8(2):182-91. PubMed ID: 21415445

Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Comstock RD, Collins C, McIlvain N, and Yard E. Heat Illness Among High School Athletes—United States, 2005-2009. JAMA. 2011;305(3):246-9. JAMA reprint of MMWR. PubMed ID: None

Krajnik S, Fogarty KJ, Yard EE, and Comstock RD. Shoulder Injuries in US High School Baseball and Softball Athletes, 2005–2008. Pediatrics. 2010;125(3):487-501. PuMed ID: 20142288

Yard EE, Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Collins C, McIlvain N, Comstock RD. Heat Illness Among High School Athletes—United States, 2005-2009. J Safety Res. 2010;41(6):471-4. PubMed ID: 21134511 

Gilchrist J, Haileyesus T, Murphy M, Comstock RD, Collins C, McIlvain N, and Yard E. Heat Illness Among High School Athletes—United States, 2005-2009. MMWR. 2010;59(32):1009-13. PubMed ID: 20724966

Meehan WP 3rd, d'Hemecourt P, and Comstock RD. High School Concussions in the 2008-2009 Academic Year: Mechanism, Symptoms, and Management. Am J Sports Med. 2010;38(12):2405-9. PubMed ID: 20716683

Swenson DM, Yard EE, Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of US High School Sports-Related Fractures, 2005-2009. Clin J Sport Med. 2010;20(4):293-9. PubMed ID: 20606515

Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. Violence in Youth Sports: Hazing, Brawling and Foul Play. Br J Sports Med. 2010;44(1):32-7. PubMed ID: 19858113

Yard EE, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. A Comparison of High School Sports Injury Surveillance Data Reporting by Certified Athletic Trainers, Coaches, and Athletes. J Athl Train. 2009;44(6):645-52. PubMed ID: 19911092

Yard EE and Comstock RD. Compliance with Return to Play Guidelines Following Concussion in US High School Athletes, 2005-2008. Brain Injury. 2009;23(11):888-898. PubMed ID: 20100125

Darrow CJ, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Severe Injuries among US High School Athletes, 2005-07. Am J Sports Med. 2009;37(9):1798-805. PubMed ID: 19531659

Swenson DM, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Patterns of Recurrent Injuries among US High School Athletes, 2005-2008. Am J Sports Med. 2009:37(8);1586-1593. PubMed ID: 19372270

Yard EE, Comstock RD. Effects of Field Location, Time in Competition, and Phase of Play on Injury Severity in High School Football. Res Sports Med. 2009;17(1):35-49. PubMed ID: 11334102

Bonza J, Fields SK, Yard EE, and Comstock RD. Shoulder Injuries Among United States High School Athletes, 2005-2007. J Athl Train. 2009;44(1):76–83. PubMed ID:19180222

Borowski L, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. The Epidemiology of US High School Basketball Injuries, 2005-2007. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36(12):2328-2335. PubMed ID:18765675

Schroeder MJ, Yard EE, Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. The Epidemiology of United States High School Soccer Injuries, 2005-2007. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36(10):1930-1937. PubMed ID: 18628486

Huffman EA, Yard EE, Fields SK, Collins CL, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Rare Injuries and Conditions Among US High School Athletes during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 School Years. J Athl Train. 2008;43(6):624-630. PubMed ID: 1903141

Ingram JG, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Knee Injuries Among Boys and Girls in US High School Athletics. Am J Sports Med. 2008 Jun;36(6):1116-1122. PubMed ID:18375784

Collins CL and Comstock RD. Epidemiologic Features of High School Baseball Injuries in the United States, 2005-2007. Pediatrics. 2008;121(6):1181-1187. PubMed ID: 18519488

Rechel J, Yard EE, and Comstock RD. An Epidemiologic Comparison of High School Sports Injuries Sustained in Practice and Competition. J Athl Train. 2008;43(2);197-204. PubMed ID: 18345346

Collins CL, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. When the Rules of the Game are Broken: What Proportion of High School Sports-Related Injuries are Related to Illegal Activity? Inj Prev. 2008;14(1);34-38. PubMed ID:18245313

Yard EE, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD. An Epidemiologic Comparison of High School and College Wrestling Injuries. Am J Sports Med. 2008;36(1);57-64. PubMed ID:17932400

Gessel LM, Fields SK, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD. Concussions Among High School and College Athletes. J Athl Train. 2007;42(4);495-503. (Selected as runner-up of the 2007 Kenneth L. Knight Award for the Outstanding Research Manuscript.) PubMed ID:18174937

Nelson AJ, Collins CL, Yard EE, Fields SK, and Comstock RD. Ankle Injuries Among US High School Athletes, 2005-06. J Athl Train. 2007;42(3);381-387. PubMed ID:18059994

Shankar PR, Fields SK, Collins CL, Dick RW, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of High School and Collegiate Football Injuries in the United States, 2005-2006. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35(8);1295-1303. PubMed ID:17369559

Fernandez WG, Yard EE, and Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Lower Extremity Injuries Among US High School Athletes. Acad Emerg Med. 2007;14(7);641-645. PubMed ID:17513688

Comstock RD, Knox C, Yard E, and Gilchrist J. Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-06 School Year. Conn Med. 2007;71(1):19-21. PubMed ID: None

Comstock RD, Knox C, Yard E, and Gilchrist J. Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-06 School Year. JAMA. 2006;296(22);2673-2674 ( JAMA reprint of MMWR). PubMed ID: None

Comstock RD, Knox C, Yard E, and Gilchrist J. Sports-Related Injuries Among High School Athletes – United States, 2005-06 School Year. MMWR. 2006;55(38);1037-1040. PubMed ID: 17008865

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