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Where hockey and engineering collide: NJIT Highlanders join a pioneering concussion study (12/11/2014)

Where hockey and engineering collide: NJIT Highlanders join a pioneering concussion studyHockey players will be tested in a novel diagnostic machine built by NJIT biomedical engineers. ...> Full Article



WHACK! Study measures head blows in girls' lacrosse (12/6/2014)

WHACK! Study measures head blows in girls' lacrosseAs debate increases about whether female lacrosse players should wear headgear, a new study reports measurements of the accelerations that stick blows deliver to the head. The study also measured the dampening effect of various kinds of headgear. ...> Full Article


Researchers identify protein that predicts post-concussion severity in professional athletes (11/29/2014)

New Penn Medicine research has found that elevated levels in the blood of the brain-enriched protein calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment, known as SNTF, shortly after sports-related concussion can predict the severity of post-concussion symptoms in professional athletes. The complete findings were released today in the Journal of Neurotrauma. ...> Full Article


Revolutionary hamstring tester will keep more players on the field (10/3/2014)

Elite sporting stars can assess and reduce their risk of a hamstring injury thanks to a breakthrough made by researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia. ...> Full Article



Recovery from sports-related concussion slower than believed (5/28/2014)

Recovery from sports-related concussion slower than believedScientists at the Sahlgrenska Academy have shown that analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid after concussion can be used to determine the magnitude of brain injury and to follow its course. The studies show that recovery from concussion takes much longer time than previously known, and this may be of major significance for athletes of all ages in return to play considerations. ...> Full Article


Game-winning momentum is just an illusion (2/19/2014)

When a team goes on a multi-game winning streak, it has nothing to do with momentum, according to a new study in the journal Economics Letters. By examining varsity college hockey teams winning and losing record, Cornell University researchers discovered that that momentum advantages don't exist. ...> Full Article


NHL teams pay more than $650 million to injured players over 3 years (1/23/2014)

Most successful businesses would not accept spending $218 million on lost time, but that's the amount NHL owners pay out every year to players who miss games due to injury, according to new research. More than 63 per cent of the 1,307 NHL players that laced up skates during the 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 regular seasons, missed at least one game due to a hockey-related injury. ...> Full Article



Study links nonconcussion head impacts in contact sports to brain changes and lower test scores (12/12/2013)

Study links nonconcussion head impacts in contact sports to brain changes and lower test scoresRepeated blows to the head during a season of contact sports may cause changes in the brain's white matter and affect cognitive abilities even if none of the impacts resulted in a concussion. ...> Full Article


Extensive study on concussions in youth sports finds 'culture of resistance' for self-reporting injury (11/6/2013)

Young athletes in the US face a "culture of resistance" to reporting when they might have a concussion and to complying with treatment plans, which could endanger their well-being, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. The report provides a broad examination of concussions in a variety of youth sports with athletes aged five to 21. ...> Full Article


Researchers use automated analysis to find weakness in soccer coaching strategy (8/14/2013)

Investigators at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, are applying artificial intelligence to the analysis of professional soccer and, in one application of the automated technique, have discovered a strategic error often made by coaches of visiting teams. ...> Full Article


In baseball, bigger still better (7/11/2013)

In baseball, bigger still betterTheory predicts that elite pitchers will continue to be taller and thus throw faster. ...> Full Article


Study spells out hat trick for making hockey safer (12/5/2012)

Mandatory rules such as restricting body checking can limit aggression and reduce injuries in ice hockey, making the game safer for young people, a new study has found. ...> Full Article


Stop the violence and play hockey (12/23/2011)

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 Canadian Medical Association Journal. ...> Full Article


No injury spike in Bantam bodychecking (6/24/2011)

A new study by University of Calgary researchers shows that when bodychecking is introduced into Bantam ice hockey there is no difference between overall injury rates or concussion, regardless of whether players have prior bodychecking experience in Pee Wee. ...> Full Article


Study sheds light on NHL concussions (4/19/2011)

A major University of Calgary study of concussions, conducted over seven National Hockey League seasons indicates that while the rate of injuries leveled out over the study period, the number of days lost per concussion has increased. ...> Full Article


Brain injuries rise sharply in minor hockey after body-checking rules relaxed: Study (3/16/2011)

Minor league hockey players in the Atom division are more than 10 times likely to suffer a brain injury since bodychecking was first allowed among the 9- and 10-year-olds. ...> Full Article

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