TITLE

Concussion in youth ice hockey: It's time to break the cycle

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, L. Syd M.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p921
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information related to concussion in youth ice hockey. It features the case of Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team captain Sidney Crosby who crashed to the ice and suffered a hard blow to his head during the 2011 Winter Classic hockey game. It mentions a study conducted to 67 hockey players aged 16-17-year-old which reveals that five out 67 players suffer from second concussion. It explores the role of bodychecking in concussions in ice hockey players.
ACCESSION #
62551917

 

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