W21C Journal Club | Development and Evaluation of Active and Safe Central

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

W21C Journal Club | Development and Evaluation of Active and Safe Central

March 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

W21C Journal Club + is proud to present:

Development and Evaluation of Active and Safe Central: An online platform of evidence-informed injury prevention strategies

Dr. Amanda Black, CAT(C), PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow, Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre and Integrated Concussion Research Program, Faculty of Kinesiology, UCalgary

Presentation Summary: This presentation will summarize the development and evaluation of ‘Active and Safe Central‘. Active and Safe central is an online resource that provides evidence informed injury prevention information on over 50 sports and recreational activities.

Learning Objectives:
After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the benefits of including stakeholders throughout the development of a knowledge translation (KT) project.
  2. Discuss the application of the evidence synthesis framework.
  3. Discuss the outcomes and the evaluation of a KT project.

The W21C Journal Club+ is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

About the Presenter:

Amanda Black is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre and the Integrated Concussion Research Program at the University of Calgary specializing in the area of sport-related concussion and injury prevention. She is also a CATA Certified Athletic Therapist who has previously worked within a wide variety of sports including hockey, volleyball, marathons, rugby, soccer, field hockey and netball. Prior to starting her post-doctoral program, she completed her specialized Honours BSc in Kinesiology and Health Science in 2009 and MSc in 2012 at York University as well as a PhD with a specialization in Sport Medicine at the University of Calgary in 2017. Amanda’s previous research has focused on the epidemiology of concussion in varsity athletics, injury prevention, sport-related concussion assessment, baseline screening, policy changes in youth ice hockey, and the role of concussion education in changing concussion management behaviours. Her research interests include: Sports related concussion management and education, behaviour change, injury prevention, evidence based athletic therapy practices and protocols, evidence based sports medicine and public health.


March 14, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


W21C Research and Innovation Centre
View Organizer Website


W21C Multi-Purpose Room
GD01, TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6 Canada
+ Google Map
View Venue Website