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According to a Brown University press release:

The report doesn’t just count impacts overall. It also provides a breakdown by player position. The researchers measured not only how many hits the running backs or linebackers endured, but also the location the hit on the helmet. Where a hit occurs can make a big difference in how …

Youth hockey: checking associated with higher injury risk

Recent increases in the number of youth hockey players suffering concussions after collisions on the ice prompted a team of Canadian researchers to investigate how body-checking rules in Pee Wee hockey leagues factors into injury incidence. In a study of more than 2,000 youth hockey players from Alberta and Quebec — roughly half of …