Parachute literature reviews

In order to provide evidence based programming, Parachute develops literature reviews to support many of our programming pieces. Here you will find a list of these reviews available for download.

Parental Influence Over Teen Risk-taking: A review of the literature

Parents have an important influence on the risk-taking behaviours that their children engage in. This literature review outlines the role of parents in children’s behaviours and presents an overview of various programs that have been designed to engage parents.

Suggested citation: Morrish, J., Kennedy, P. and Groff, P. (2011). Parental influence over teen risk-taking: A review of the literature. SMARTRISK: Toronto, ON.

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Child and Adolescent Ski and Snowboard Related Injuries: A review of the literature

Skiing and snowboarding are increasingly popular among adolescents and present various injury risks. This literature review outlines common injuries and the associated etiologies, outlines various influences over these injuries and outlines programming pieces that have been designed to decrease injuries on the ski hill.

Suggested citation: Morrish, J. and Groff, P. (2012). Child and Adolescent ski and snowboard related injuries: A review of the literature. Blair, K (Ed.). SMARTRISK: Toronto, ON.

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