Sunday, July 25, 2021

Safety in Hockey

Lack of hockey concussion data is ‘unfortunate oversight at best and alarming at worst’

England Hockey hopes to have a better understanding of concussion next season after a brain injury legal specialist said there was “no excuse for a lack of data”. An investigation by specialist lawyers Bolt Burdon Kemp (BBK) recently found that...

‘Urgent action’ to address concussion in sport, inquiry finds

The DCMS Committee’s inquiry into concussion in sport has concluded that "urgent action" is needed by Government and national sporting bodies to address a long-term failure to reduce the risks of brain injury on sports fields. The DCMS had heard...

German university hopes to lift lid on hockey injuries

A study to find out the most common injuries in hockey is being undertaken. The university Hospital of the Technical University of Munich has put together a survey and is working in close collaboration with active hockey players. It is designed...

Katie Glynn returns to Olympic Park after 2012 hockey injury

“There are some good memories but also some tough times,” says New Zealander Katie Glynn, now Great Britain women’s assistant coach, who returns to the Olympic Park for the first time on Wednesday after experiencing a horror injury at...

Emmanuel Stockbroekx suffers nasty concussion injury

Belgium Red Lion Emmanuel Stockbroekx suffered internal bleeding and concussion after a nasty clash of heads during the national hockey league play-offs. The incident occured when L'Orée's Stockbroekx went into a three-way tackle with Max Lootens of KHC Dragons. The...

MPs to consider links between sport and long-term brain injury

MPs will examine the role of national governing bodies regarding concussion in an inquiry to be launched on Wednesday. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport's concussion in sport inquiry will consider scientific evidence for links between head trauma...

England Hockey publishes new guidance on safe training

The parents of young Luke Hobson, who sadly died following a tragic training accident, have welcomed England Hockey's detailed guidance 'Planning Safe Hockey' and urged all clubs to study the document. Luke, 14, died in March 2019 after being struck...

Top 10 most read hockey stories in 2020

2020 has been like no other. In any other year, these stories would have led our web traffic. As it is, our most read were mostly on the pandemic, contributing to a record year in traffic. We have left...

Hockey player’s death ruled accidental, clubs to be issued safety guidelines

England Hockey is expected to issue updated health and safety guidelines to all clubs following the death of a 'kind and loving' 14-year-old hockey player during an unsupervised warm-up. Luke Hobson died last March after being hit on the head...

Hockey player, 14, died ‘after being hit on the head at practice’

A junior club member at Blueharts HC in Hertfordshire died after being hit on the head with a hockey stick before a training session, an inquest has heard. Luke Hobson, 14, had been hitting with around 20 others at the...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -