Friday, August 19, 2022

Safety in Hockey

England Hockey season kick off: 4 things on domestic club scene

With the English domestic season about to get into full swing, we look at four areas which need addressing The ‘major 3G issue’ We are here to promote the game but also delve into issues affecting it. And we can’t hide...

Rule changes that can make hockey a safer game

Sam Ward’s high-profile injury in 2019 added urgency to considerations as to whether or not anything can be done to increase player safety in hockey, writes Chris Maloney from the USA While wearing protective equipment can prove to be very...

Olympics Hockey: ‘Tough guy’ Hendrickx set for nervy wait after painful whack

Belgium’s dangerman Alexander Hendrickx faces a wait to see if he can play in the men’s quarter-finals after the Olympic debutant took a nasty blow to the face in the entertaining 2-2 draw against GB. With nine tournament goals (from...

‘Powerless’ Rio champion White retires with blast at Great Britain hockey chiefs

Rio 2016 gold medallist Nicola White announced her international retirement from hockey on Monday night - with an emotional statement surrounding the concussion that forced her to quit. For all the elation in Rio when Team GB’s women won 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...
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Masters Hockey: ‘Sri Lanka players ideal ambassadors to promote our island’

As Masters hockey grows, so are nations who see the World Cups as the perfect fit for players to...
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