Ice Hockey Health News

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10/25/2017
Hockey Study Suggests Injured Kids Sent Back on the Ice Too Soon

Brain changes persist at least 3 months after kids' concussions, study finds

10/5/2017
Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty

Attending an exciting game can double the heart rate of spectators

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

5/12/2017
Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition

They're more likely to play contact sports like football, lacrosse and hockey, study finds

4/13/2017
Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study

But retired pros can suffer behavioral, emotional problems, researchers say

2/23/2017
NHL Veterans Pledge Their Brains to Research

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

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

2/8/2017
Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun

But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level

1/8/2016
Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study

Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

12/10/2015
Football Leads in College Sports Injuries, But Wrestling Most Dangerous

Study finds more than 47,000 football injuries per year, with games more hazardous than practices

11/20/2015
New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

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

6/5/2014
Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey

Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds

3/13/2014
Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions

Study found levels of a protein linked with brain damage spiked right after injury, dropped with recovery

1/20/2014
Despite New Rules, Injuries Still Costly for NHL, Study Finds

Added safety measures appear necessary to protect hockey players' health

1/1/2014
When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

4/20/2013
Young Athletes Urged to Use Face-Protecting Gear

Mouth guards, helmets and face shields can save teeth and more, experts say

3/11/2013
1/18/2013
Hockey Rule Changes Could Cut Player Aggression, Injuries

Evidence review looked at effects of league safety regulations

1/13/2013
Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries

But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

12/14/2012
Olympic Medalists May Also Claim 'Survival Advantage'

Both low- and high-impact sports add years to life, studies find

12/4/2012
Fractures Take High Toll on High School Athletes

Study found most of these injuries from boys' contact sports, girls' lacrosse

11/26/2012
Cardiac Screening for All Young Athletes Carries Big Price Tag: Study

More than $10 million to save one life in U.S., but critic asks why it needs to cost so much

10/12/2012
Consistent Criteria for Sports Concussion Might Aid Diagnosis

Relying on athletes' reported symptoms could miss serious head injuries, study suggests

7/24/2012
Teaching Young Hockey Players to Body Check Doesn't Cut Injury Risk

Learning to take a hit doesn't make children less likely to sustain injuries, study says

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

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

5/16/2012
Head Blows May Hamper Learning in College Athletes

Some football, hockey players show postseason decline, study finds

10/21/2011
Hockey Fistfights Rarely Cause Injuries, Study Claims

Punches thrown on solid ground pack more power, researchers say

6/20/2011
Results of Bodychecking in Youth Hockey Examined

Canadian study finds injury rates at age 13-14 don't depend on age when kids began bodychecking

11/3/2010
Concussion Rate in Young Hockey Players Higher Than Thought

Canadian researchers found rate was three times that reported in earlier studies

9/28/2010
Team Sports Pep Up Middle-School Kids

Those who participate say they feel better mentally and physically, researchers find

9/26/2010
ER Visits for Kids' Ice Hockey Injuries Soar

From 1990 to 2006, emergency treatment for players aged 9 to 14 rose 163 percent, study finds

8/5/2010
'Body Checking' Not to Blame for Most Ice Hockey Injuries: Study

The majority of youth players are not hurt intentionally, researchers say

6/11/2010
Even in Non-Contact Sports, Mouth Guards Are Essential

They help keep people of all ages and all sports smiling, experts say

3/14/2010
Scans May Be Misleading for Hockey Players

MRIs shouldn't take the place of a good clinical exam, study finds

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

1/12/2008
Helmets Save Lives in Winter Sports

Snow activities boost head injury risk, but experts say precautions can keep you safe

12/29/2007
Put Safety First During Winter Fun

Serious injuries can happen to kids if precautions are skipped, experts say

1/4/2004
Watch It Out There On the Ice

Here's how to keep your hockey runts safe when they enter the rink

1/3/2004
Shin Splints in Winter

Experts say pain in front of legs should be taken seriously

11/18/2003
Take Concussions Seriously

Researchers find extra healing time needed, especially in repeat cases

5/23/2003
The Safer Form of Hockey

On ice or rollerskates?

3/6/2002
Innocent Blows to the Chest Can Kill

Effort to protect athletes under way

2/11/2002
Face Mask Makes Difference on the Ice

Protection works for amateur hockey players, study finds