Research Supporting the Video
The following research was conducted on the original video completed in 2006. The new video is a modernized version that retains key theory-driven content from the original video.
Boost ’em in the Back Seat: A Safe Ride Program
Summary of Results
A complete report of this research is published in Accident Analysis and Prevention (Will, Sabo, & Porter, 2009). The main findings are summarized here. With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (New Investigator Grant # 1 R49 CE000240-01), Dr. Kelli England Will’s research team at Eastern Virginia Medical School created and tested a 6-minute video-intervention entitled Boost ’em in the Back Seat that used a threat appeal approach.
For the Complete Report of the Study:
Will, K. E., Sabo, C. S., & Porter, B. E. (2009). Evaluation of the Boost ’em in the Back Seat Program: Using fear and efficacy to increase booster seat use. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41, 57-65.
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