hockey

Summary

Summary: A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.

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  1. Emery C, Meeuwisse W. Injury rates, risk factors, and mechanisms of injury in minor hockey. Am J Sports Med. 2006;34:1960-9 pubmed
    b>Hockey is one of the top sports for participation in youth in Canada. There are limited data on the epidemiology of injury in youth hockey...
  2. Smith A, Stuart M, Greenwald R, Benson B, Dodick D, Emery C, et al. Proceedings from the ice hockey summit on concussion: a call to action. Clin J Sport Med. 2011;21:281-7 pubmed
    ..of this proceeding is to integrate the concussion in sport literature and sport science research on safety in ice hockey to develop an action plan to reduce the risk, incidence,severity, and consequences of concussion in ice hockey...
  3. Smith A, Stuart M, Greenwald R, Benson B, Dodick D, Emery C, et al. Proceedings from the Ice Hockey Summit on concussion: a call to action. PM R. 2011;3:605-12 pubmed publisher
    ..of this proceeding is to integrate the concussion in sport literature and sport science research on safety in ice hockey to develop an action plan to reduce the risk, incidence, severity, and consequences of concussion in ice hockey.
  4. Moslener M, Wadsworth L. Ice hockey: a team physician's perspective. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2010;9:134-8 pubmed publisher
    Ice hockey is an exciting sport that is growing in popularity in the United States. Injuries are a common part of the sport, with more injuries occurring in games compared with practice...
  5. Scott Delaney J, Puni V, Rouah F. Mechanisms of injury for concussions in university football, ice hockey, and soccer: a pilot study. Clin J Sport Med. 2006;16:162-5 pubmed
    To examine the mechanisms of injury for concussions in university football, ice hockey, and soccer. Prospective analysis. McGill University. All athletes participating in varsity football, ice hockey, and soccer...
  6. Cusimano M, Sharma B, Lawrence D, Ilie G, Silverberg S, Jones R. Trends in North American newspaper reporting of brain injury in ice hockey. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e61865 pubmed publisher
    ..The culture within contact sports, such as ice hockey, encourages aggression that puts youth at risk of TBI such as concussion...
  7. Cusimano M, Taback N, McFaull S, Hodgins R, Bekele T, Elfeki N. Effect of bodychecking on rate of injuries among minor hockey players. Open Med. 2011;5:e57-64 pubmed
    Bodychecking is a leading cause of injury among minor hockey players. Its value has been the subject of heated debate since Hockey Canada introduced bodychecking for competitive players as young as 9 years in the 1998/1999 season...
  8. Wattie N, Cobley S, Macpherson A, Montelpare W, McKenna J, Howard A, et al. Constituent year: a new consideration for injury risk in Canadian youth ice hockey. Clin J Sport Med. 2010;20:113-6 pubmed publisher
    To examine if chronological age within Canadian youth ice hockey's 2-year age bands influences the proportion of injury. Retrospective secondary data analyses...
  9. Wattie N, Cobley S, Macpherson A, Howard A, Montelpare W, Baker J. Injuries in Canadian youth ice hockey: the influence of relative age. Pediatrics. 2007;120:142-8 pubmed
    ..of this study was to investigate the relationship between relative age and injury prevalence in Canadian youth ice hockey. In study 1, youth ice hockey-related injuries (among children 10-15 years of age) collected by the Canadian ..

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  1. Forssblad M, Weidenhielm L, Werner S. Knee surgery costs in football, floor ball, European team handball and ice hockey. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2005;15:43-7 pubmed
    ..the health costs of knee surgery related to different sports (football, floor ball, European team handball and ice hockey) among players at competitive level in Stockholm 1997...
  2. Sherar L, Baxter Jones A, Faulkner R, Russell K. Do physical maturity and birth date predict talent in male youth ice hockey players?. J Sports Sci. 2007;25:879-86 pubmed
    ..e. birth date), and selection into a male Canadian provincial age-banded ice hockey team...
  3. Willer B, Kroetsch B, Darling S, Hutson A, Leddy J. Injury rates in house league, select, and representative youth ice hockey. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37:1658-63 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to determine injury rates in a youth ice hockey program over two seasons (2002-2004). Injury rates for age groups (4-18 yr) and for different levels of competition were compared...
  4. Hagel B, Marko J, Dryden D, Couperthwaite A, Sommerfeldt J, Rowe B. Effect of bodychecking on injury rates among minor ice hockey players. CMAJ. 2006;175:155-60 pubmed
    In 2002, Hockey Canada changed the age classifications for minor ice hockey...
  5. Baker J, Logan A. Developmental contexts and sporting success: birth date and birthplace effects in national hockey league draftees 2000-2005. Br J Sports Med. 2007;41:515-7 pubmed
    To examine relative age and birth place effects in hockey players drafted to play in the National Hockey League (NHL) between 2000 and 2005 and determine whether these factors influenced when players were chosen in the draft...
  6. Burr J, Jamnik R, Baker J, Macpherson A, Gledhill N, McGuire E. Relationship of physical fitness test results and hockey playing potential in elite-level ice hockey players. J Strength Cond Res. 2008;22:1535-43 pubmed publisher
    The primary purpose of this study was to determine the fitness variables with the highest capability for predicting hockey playing potential at the elite level as determined by entry draft selection order...
  7. Wilson K, Snydmiller G, Game A, Quinney A, Bell G. The development and reliability of a repeated anaerobic cycling test in female ice hockey players. J Strength Cond Res. 2010;24:580-4 pubmed publisher
    ..of a repeated anaerobic power cycling test designed to mimic the repeated sprinting nature of the sport of ice hockey. Nineteen female varsity ice hockey players (mean X +/- SD age, height and body mass = 21 +/- 2 yr, 166.6 +/- 6...
  8. Emery C, Hagel B, Decloe M, Carly M. Risk factors for injury and severe injury in youth ice hockey: a systematic review of the literature. Inj Prev. 2010;16:113-8 pubmed publisher
    To identify risk factors for injury in youth ice hockey (ie, body checking, age, player position, player experience and level of play). Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  9. Hostetler S, Xiang H, Smith G. Characteristics of ice hockey-related injuries treated in US emergency departments, 2001-2002. Pediatrics. 2004;114:e661-6 pubmed
    Ice hockey, a popular sport in some regions, has potential for injury due to the velocities of players, pucks, and sticks...
  10. Agel J, Harvey E. A 7-year review of men's and women's ice hockey injuries in the NCAA. Can J Surg. 2010;53:319-23 pubmed
    Ice hockey is a high-speed collision sport with recognized injury potential. Body checking, identified as a primary cause of injury, is allowed in men's hockey but is not allowed at any level for female players...
  11. Emery C, Kang J, Shrier I, Goulet C, Hagel B, Benson B, et al. Risk of injury associated with body checking among youth ice hockey players. JAMA. 2010;303:2265-72 pubmed publisher
    Ice hockey has one of the highest sport participation and injury rates in youth in Canada. Body checking is the predominant mechanism of injury in leagues in which it is permitted...
  12. Warsh J, Constantin S, Howard A, Macpherson A. A systematic review of the association between body checking and injury in youth ice hockey. Clin J Sport Med. 2009;19:134-44 pubmed publisher
    ..objective of this study is to systematically examine the risk of injury associated with body checking in youth ice hockey. A systematic review of the relevant electronic databases was conducted including PubMed and Web of Science...
  13. Delaney J. Head injuries presenting to emergency departments in the United States from 1990 to 1999 for ice hockey, soccer, and football. Clin J Sport Med. 2004;14:80-7 pubmed
    To examine the number and rates of head injuries occurring in the community as a whole for the team sports of ice hockey, soccer, and football by analyzing data from patients presenting to US emergency departments (EDs) from 1990 to 1999...
  14. Wennberg R, Tator C. Concussion incidence and time lost from play in the NHL during the past ten years. Can J Neurol Sci. 2008;35:647-51 pubmed
    The problem of concussions in professional hockey has attracted much recent attention...
  15. Agel J, Dompier T, Dick R, Marshall S. Descriptive epidemiology of collegiate men's ice hockey injuries: National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System, 1988-1989 through 2003-2004. J Athl Train. 2007;42:241-8 pubmed
    To review 16 years of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury surveillance data for men's ice hockey and to identify potential areas for injury prevention initiatives...
  16. Stålnacke B, Tegner Y, Sojka P. Playing ice hockey and basketball increases serum levels of S-100B in elite players: a pilot study. Clin J Sport Med. 2003;13:292-302 pubmed
    ..in serum concentrations of the biochemical markers of brain damage S-100B and neuron-specific enolase (NSE) in ice hockey and basketball players during games. Descriptive clinical research...
  17. Kuzuhara K, Shimamoto H, Mase Y. Ice hockey injuries in a Japanese elite team: a 3-year prospective study. J Athl Train. 2009;44:208-14 pubmed publisher
    As the Asian Ice Hockey League gradually expands and becomes more competitive, ice hockey-related injuries may increase...
  18. Koerte I, Kaufmann D, Hartl E, Bouix S, Pasternak O, Kubicki M, et al. A prospective study of physician-observed concussion during a varsity university hockey season: white matter integrity in ice hockey players. Part 3 of 4. Neurosurg Focus. 2012;33:E3: 1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..head impacts on white matter integrity that were sustained during 1 Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) ice hockey season, using advanced diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)...
  19. Brainard L, Beckwith J, Chu J, Crisco J, McAllister T, Duhaime A, et al. Gender differences in head impacts sustained by collegiate ice hockey players. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012;44:297-304 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to quantify the frequency, magnitude, and location of head impacts sustained by male and female collegiate ice hockey players during two seasons of play.
  20. Benson B, Meeuwisse W, Rizos J, Kang J, Burke C. A prospective study of concussions among National Hockey League players during regular season games: the NHL-NHLPA Concussion Program. CMAJ. 2011;183:905-11 pubmed publisher
    In 1997, the National Hockey League (NHL) and NHL Players' Association (NHLPA) launched a concussion program to improve the understanding of this injury...
  21. Martell S, Vickers J. Gaze characteristics of elite and near-elite athletes in ice hockey defensive tactics. Hum Mov Sci. 2004;22:689-712 pubmed
    ..We tested this using a live defensive zone task in ice hockey. Results indicated that athletes temporally regulated their gaze using two different gaze control strategies...
  22. Rundell K, Spiering B, Evans T, Baumann J. Baseline lung function, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and asthma-like symptoms in elite women ice hockey players. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004;36:405-10 pubmed
    ..lung function and asthma-like symptoms in relation to airway hyperresponsiveness in National Team female ice hockey players (N = 43)...
  23. Stevens S, Lassonde M, de Beaumont L, Keenan J. The effect of visors on head and facial injury in National Hockey League players. J Sci Med Sport. 2006;9:238-42 pubmed
    There has been an increase in the number of concussions sustained by players in the National Hockey League (NHL). While wearing a helmet is now required by the NHL, the face visor remains optional...
  24. Brocherie F, Babault N, Cometti G, Maffiuletti N, Chatard J. Electrostimulation training effects on the physical performance of ice hockey players. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37:455-60 pubmed
    ..EMS) training program on the strength of knee extensors, skating, and vertical jump performance of a group of ice hockey players...
  25. Williamson I, Goodman D. Converging evidence for the under-reporting of concussions in youth ice hockey. Br J Sports Med. 2006;40:128-32; discussion 128-32 pubmed
    Concussions are potentially serious injuries. The few investigations of prevalence or incidence in youth ice hockey have typically relied on prospective reports from physicians or trainers and did not survey players, despite the knowledge ..
  26. Mihalik J, Blackburn J, Greenwald R, Cantu R, Marshall S, Guskiewicz K. Collision type and player anticipation affect head impact severity among youth ice hockey players. Pediatrics. 2010;125:e1394-401 pubmed publisher
    ..Sixteen ice hockey players (age: 14.0 + or - 0...
  27. Agel J, Dick R, Nelson B, Marshall S, Dompier T. Descriptive epidemiology of collegiate women's ice hockey injuries: National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System, 2000-2001 through 2003-2004. J Athl Train. 2007;42:249-54 pubmed
    To review 4 years of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury surveillance data for women's ice hockey and to identify potential areas for injury prevention initiatives...
  28. Chaze B, McDonald P. Head injuries in winter sports: downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating and ice hockey. Neurol Clin. 2008;26:325-32; xii-xiii pubmed publisher
    ..on popular winter sports such as downhill skiing and snowboarding, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, and hockey. In virtually all of these activities, the incidence and severity of head injuries can be reduced by the use of ..
  29. Marclay F, Saugy M. Determination of nicotine and nicotine metabolites in urine by hydrophilic interaction chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: Potential use of smokeless tobacco products by ice hockey players. J Chromatogr A. 2010;1217:7528-38 pubmed publisher
    ..4 and ?9.9%, respectively. In order to measure the prevalence of nicotine exposure during the 2009 Ice Hockey World Championships, 72 samples were collected and analyzed after the minimum of 3 months storage period and ..
  30. Macpherson A, Rothman L, Howard A. Body-checking rules and childhood injuries in ice hockey. Pediatrics. 2006;117:e143-7 pubmed
    Body checking is the predominant mechanism of youth ice hockey injuries. The Canadian Hockey Association has allowed body checking from ages 12 to 13 (peewee level) and up...
  31. Flik K, Lyman S, Marx R. American collegiate men's ice hockey: an analysis of injuries. Am J Sports Med. 2005;33:183-7 pubmed
    Reported rates and types of ice hockey injuries have been variable. Ice hockey combines tremendous speeds with aggressive physical play and therefore has great inherent potential for injury...
  32. Cusimano M. Canadian minor hockey participants' knowledge about concussion. Can J Neurol Sci. 2009;36:315-20 pubmed
    In Canada and the USA, ice hockey is a cause of traumatic brain injury...
  33. Helenius I, Lumme A, Ounap J, Obase Y, Rytila P, Sarna S, et al. No effect of montelukast on asthma-like symptoms in elite ice hockey players. Allergy. 2004;59:39-44 pubmed
    ..In 2001, we examined 88 of 102 (86%) players from three junior, national league ice hockey teams in Helsinki...
  34. Puterman J, Schorer J, Baker J. Laterality differences in elite ice hockey: an investigation of shooting and catching orientations. J Sports Sci. 2010;28:1581-93 pubmed publisher
    ..of motor asymmetries for skilled performers in dynamic, time-constrained, team-based activities such as ice hockey. Three studies were conducted to examine laterality differences in ice hockey...
  35. Rishiraj N, Lloyd Smith R, Lorenz T, Niven B, Michel M. University men's ice hockey: rates and risk of injuries over 6-years. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2009;49:159-66 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to determine the injury rates of a Men's Varsity Ice Hockey team over six-years. Data on ice hockey injury rates and profile continue to increase in the hope of assisting with injury prevention...
  36. Dryden D, Rowe B, Hagel B, Marko J. Body checking in youth hockey is dangerous. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38:799; author reply 800 pubmed
  37. Bizzini M, Notzli H, Maffiuletti N. Femoroacetabular impingement in professional ice hockey players: a case series of 5 athletes after open surgical decompression of the hip. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35:1955-9 pubmed
    ..and sport-related outcome 2 years after open surgical hip decompression in a group of young professional ice hockey players suffering from cam femoroacetabular impingement. Case series; Level of evidence, 4...
  38. Pierce C, LaPrade R, Wahoff M, O Brien L, Philippon M. Ice hockey goaltender rehabilitation, including on-ice progression, after arthroscopic hip surgery for femoroacetabular impingement. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013;43:129-41 pubmed publisher
    Ice hockey goaltenders, especially those who employ the butterfly technique, are a specialized population of athletes because of the unique physical demands that the position places on their lower extremities, specifically at the hip...
  39. Goodman D, Gaetz M, Meichenbaum D. Concussions in hockey: there is cause for concern. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001;33:2004-9 pubmed
    The purpose of the study was to document various aspects of concussion in Canadian Amateur hockey including demographics, causes, treatment, and prevention in order to guide future recommendations on how to reduce injury...
  40. Tyler T, Nicholas S, Campbell R, McHugh M. The association of hip strength and flexibility with the incidence of adductor muscle strains in professional ice hockey players. Am J Sports Med. 2001;29:124-8 pubmed
    ..hip muscle strength and flexibility play a role in the incidence of adductor and hip flexor strains in National Hockey League ice hockey team players...
  41. Wennberg R, Tator C. National Hockey League reported concussions, 1986-87 to 2001-02. Can J Neurol Sci. 2003;30:206-9 pubmed
    To examine the longitudinal media reported rate of concussions in the National Hockey League (NHL) over the period 1986-87 to 2001-02...
  42. Juhn M, Brolinson P, Duffey T, Stockard A, Vangelos Z, Emaus E, et al. Position Statement. Violence and injury in ice hockey. Clin J Sport Med. 2002;12:46-51 pubmed
    Ice hockey is a sport enjoyed by many men and women at the spectator and participant level. It is played with high intensity and often involves body contact...
  43. Tyler T, Nicholas S, Campbell R, Donellan S, McHugh M. The effectiveness of a preseason exercise program to prevent adductor muscle strains in professional ice hockey players. Am J Sports Med. 2002;30:680-3 pubmed
    Adductor strains are among the most common injuries in ice hockey. Hip adductor weakness has been identified as a strong risk factor...
  44. Lorentzon R, Wedren H, Pietila T. Incidence, nature, and causes of ice hockey injuries. A three-year prospective study of a Swedish elite ice hockey team. Am J Sports Med. 1988;16:392-6 pubmed
    ..investigated incidence of injuries of different severity, types of injury, and mechanisms of injury during ice hockey practice and games. One Swedish elite hockey team was closely observed during three seasons (1982 to 1985)...
  45. Stuart M, Smith A, Malo Ortiguera S, Fischer T, Larson D. A comparison of facial protection and the incidence of head, neck, and facial injuries in Junior A hockey players. A function of individual playing time. Am J Sports Med. 2002;30:39-44 pubmed
    A cohort of 282 elite amateur ice hockey players were analyzed to 1) record the number, type, location, and severity of head, neck, and facial injuries sustained during games; 2) examine the relationship between injuries and the type of ..
  46. Biasca N, Wirth S, Tegner Y. The avoidability of head and neck injuries in ice hockey: an historical review. Br J Sports Med. 2002;36:410-27 pubmed
    ..ISIS should provide an internationally compatible system for continuous monitoring of risk factors, protective effects of equipment, and protective effects of equipment and effects of changes in rules through the years...
  47. Tyler T, McHugh M. Neuromuscular rehabilitation of a female Olympic ice hockey player following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2001;31:577-87 pubmed
    Case study. To demonstrate the unique aspects of rehabilitating a female athlete participating in ice hockey following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  48. Schick D, Meeuwisse W. Injury rates and profiles in female ice hockey players. Am J Sports Med. 2003;31:47-52 pubmed
    Little data exist on injury rates and profiles in female ice hockey players. To examine the incidence of injury in female ice hockey players and compare injury rates with those of male players. Prospective cohort study...
  49. Marchie A, Cusimano M. Bodychecking and concussions in ice hockey: Should our youth pay the price?. CMAJ. 2003;169:124-8 pubmed
  50. Roberts W, Brust J, Leonard B. Youth ice hockey tournament injuries: rates and patterns compared to season play. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1999;31:46-51 pubmed
    To prospectively document the incidence of game injury rates in youth ice hockey tournaments to compare with season-long game injury rates and to analyze the injuries occurring at tournaments by mechanism, type, body location, severity, ..
  51. Bossone E, Vriz O, Bodini B, Rubenfire M. Cardiovascular response to exercise in elite ice hockey players. Can J Cardiol. 2004;20:893-7 pubmed
    High-performance ice hockey requires unique strength and endurance, which are facilitated by training...
  52. Bosman W, Bronkhorst M. [A woman with a painful ankle]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2012;156:A2793 pubmed
    A 17-year-old woman was hit on the left ankle during hockey. There was pain over the dorsal fibula, though no swelling. During dorsiflexion the tendon of the M. peroneus could be luxated over the lateral malleolus towards the front...
  53. Epstein D, McHugh M, Yorio M, Neri B. Intra-articular hip injuries in national hockey league players: a descriptive epidemiological study. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41:343-8 pubmed publisher
    Intra-articular hip injuries are thought to be common in professional ice hockey; however, injury incidence and missed playing time have not been previously documented...