The latest volume in this series enhances our understanding of both the injuries incurred in the game of ice hockey and of the techniques used to decrease the risk of these injuries.
25 peer-reviewed papers cover:
Injury Surveillance--discusses the injury surveillance system and the principles of ice hockey injury research.
Protective Equipment--focuses on the certification of protective equipment for ice hockey in the U.S., and the designs and standards for various forms of ice hockey headgear.
Spinal Injuries and Concussions--explores various aspects of these types of injuries, including care and transport of injured players and a three-decade perspective.
Penalties, Injuries, and Pressures--examines psychosocial and psychological aspects of aggressive play, views and assessments of rule infractions and penalties, and liability issues facing the in-line skating industry.
This volume is a valuable resource for hockey equipment manufacturers, academic sports biomechanics, all hockey coaches and administrators, sports medicine physicians, and athletic trainers.