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    Safety in Ice Hockey

    Castaldi CR, Hoerner EF
    Published: 1989

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    The first book published on the historical and scientific aspects of safety in the sport of ice hockey. Contains 25 papers covering: injury rates in amateur, college, and professional hockey; risk factors, game rules and officiating; playing equipment, skates, sticks, protective types; playing facilities (indoor and outdoor) causative factors in catastrophic injuries; the role of standards in protective equipment for the head and face, and for skate blades and their effectiveness.

    Table of Contents


    The Critical Role of Epidemiological Studies in Assessing the Frequence and Causative Factors in Sports-Related Injuries

    Injury Rates in Amateur, College, and Professional Hockey

    Epidemiology of Eye Injuries in Hockey

    Rule Changes: Their Effect on Safety in Ice Hockey

    The Effect of Rules and Officiating on the Occurrence and Prevention of Injuries

    Assumption of Risk—Hockey Injuries

    Eye and Face Injuries in High School Hockey: Cutting Down the Risks

    A Proposal for the Use of the Half Face, Clear Plastic Visor for National Collegiate Athletic Association Hockey

    The Ice Hockey Face Guard: Health Care Costs and Ethics

    The Quebec Sports Safety Board—Its Functions, Powers, Structures, and Activities

    Cervical Spine Fractures: Mechanisms, Neck Loads, and Methods of Prevention

    Effects of Body-Checking in the Pee-Wee (12 and 13 Years Old) Division in the Province of Quebec

    Development of a Knee Injury Protective Brace for Ice Hockey Players

    Safety Factors in the Modern Ice Hockey Skate Blade

    Kinematic Analysis of the Talocrural and Subtalar Joints During the Hockey Skating Stride

    Ice Hockey Protective Equipment—Its Value, Capabilities, and Limitations

    The Dynamic Role Played by the Ice Hockey Stick

    Research and Development of Hockey Protective Equipment—A Historical Perspective

    Design of Hockey Rinks and the Development of Standards

    Natural Ice Facilities

    The Canadian Standards Association and the Evolution of Head and Face Protection in Canadian Hockey

    The Development of Head, Face, and Neck Protectors for Ice Hockey Players

    Impact of Full Face and Visor Type Hockey Face Guards

    Development of an Impact Testing Method for Protective Helmets

    The ASTM F 1045-87 Standard Performance Specification for Ice Hockey Helmets

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1050-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5101-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1274-2

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