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

Johnson, L. Syd M.
May 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p921
Academic Journal
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.


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