Category: Head Injuries

Brain Injuries: Minor Hockey Players 10x More Likely to Suffer Brain Injuries

by John McKiggan

Body Checking Increases Risk of Bain Injury

Perhaps this new research should have been published in the Journal of Common Sense (if there was such a thing they probably wouldn’t have enough subscribers).

A new study of minor hockey players has found that the incidents of brain injury in 9 and 10 year olds has increased ten times since Hockey Canada decided to allow body checking at a younger age in minor hockey.