Concussions in hockey: there is cause for concern.

  title={Concussions in hockey: there is cause for concern.},
  author={David Goodman and Michael Gaetz and Donald Meichenbaum},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={33 12},
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to document various aspects of concussion in Canadian Amateur hockey including demographics, causes, treatment, and prevention in order to guide future recommendations on how to reduce injury. METHODS A detailed prospective and retrospective concussion history was obtained from British Columbia Junior Hockey League players over the course of two seasons (1998-2000). RESULTS Higher rates of concussions occur in games versus practice, and there was an… CONTINUE READING

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