Hockey and Field Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/26/2017
20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion

Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

8/22/2017
More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

6/9/2017
Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

8/17/2015
Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries

Eye-related injuries dropped, and rate of concussions didn't rise after requirement, study says

6/28/2015
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

6/27/2014
Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success

Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

3/11/2013
7/23/2012
Pre-Season Fitness Not a Factor in Collegiate Sports Injury Risk

But gender, type of sport played are, Canadian researchers report

4/18/2012
College Athletes in Low-Contact Sports Have More Overuse Injuries

Study found women who play field hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball at most risk

4/6/2012
Overuse Injuries Common Among Female College Athletes

Field hockey, soccer, softball and volleyball accounted for the most strains, inflammation

7/28/2011
Coaches Can Play Big Role in How Kids Feel About Sports

Best ones foster team spirit, encourage kids to strive for personal best, study finds

1/30/2010
For the Knee, Shoes and Playing Surface Matter

Study finds that cleats and natural grass make the safest combination

11/16/2009
Experts Urge School Screening of Athletes' Hearts

Inexpensive EKGs would reduce risk of sudden death, study finds

7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

10/12/2003
Injuries Abound for Women Athletes

Soccer, volleyball and field hockey all pose dangers

5/23/2003
The Safer Form of Hockey

On ice or rollerskates?