News tagged with hockey players

U of A research leads to enhanced CFL concussion guidelines

Research from the University of Alberta shows CFL players are more likely to value medical tests after concussions compared to university-level players. But the professional athletes were more apt to incorrectly believe it's ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Stop the violence and play hockey

The tradition of fighting in hockey should be stopped, as research shows that repeated head trauma causes severe and progressive brain damage, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Dec 19, 2011
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No injury spike in Bantam bodychecking

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal by University of Calgary Faculty of Kinesiology researcher Dr. Carolyn Emery and colleagues has shown that when bodychecking is introduced into Bantam ice ho ...

Jun 20, 2011
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