Injuries to the head and face in women's collegiate field hockey.

  title={Injuries to the head and face in women's collegiate field hockey.},
  author={Charles D Hendrickson and Kimberley Hill and James E. Carpenter},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  volume={18 5},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence and severity of head and facial injuries in female collegiate field hockey players. DESIGN Prospective, survey-based study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Certified athletic trainers and athletes at 6 Division I institutions. INTERVENTIONS/ASSESSMENT OF RISK FACTORS: Head and facial injuries were documented during practices and games during 2 women's field hockey seasons. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS The total number of incidents that resulted in a head or… CONTINUE READING