Ice Hockey Causes 44.3% Of All Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Canadian Kids
[Source: Medical News Today]
Nearly half of all traumatic brain injuries among children in Canada who needed to be taken to an emergency department are caused by ice hockey, researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, reported in the journal PLOS ONE.
Dr. Michael Cusimano and team, who claim that their study is the first-of-its-kind, gathered and examined data on the causes of sports-related brain injuries among Canadian children. They also identified which preventive measures could be implemented straight away to make children’s sports safer.
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