NHL concussions not reduced by bodychecking rules

Aug 17, 2013 by

Despite new rules regulating contact to the head, there hasn’t been a decrease in the number of concussions in the National Hockey League. In a recent study, researchers found that 64 percent of the concussions were caused by body-checking,...

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Could changing hockey rules reduce brain injuries?

Dec 2, 2012 by

A new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says that changing the rules of hockey will likely help reduce brain injuries in young athletes. The coauthors suggest limiting body-checking and other hostile behavior and, of course, actually enforcing...

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