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 only one in five popular sports in the UK publish easily accessible concussion data. England rugby scored the highest for publishing its own concussion data regularly, Netball England the lowest, while hockey listed second alongside cricket and football. However, research says that only rugby has easily accessible concussion data and…

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TRANSFER NEWS + WORLD CUP UPDATE: Zidane to Qatar, England pick number one + Karius concussion

Onefootball Daily News is here to bring you the best bitesized football news in the world. Matt talks transfer news with former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane potentially taking over the Qatar national team for the 2022 World Cup, plus the rest of the latest World Cup news including England choosing their number one ► Liked the video? Let us know by subscribing to our channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToOnefootball ► Liked it a lot? Download our app: http://bit.ly/2GeDHEK Onefootball is the world’s most comprehensive football app and is available free on iOS,…

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Canadiens Notebook: Jake Evans is out indefinitely with concussion

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey “He’ll definitely miss a lot of time,” coach Dominique Ducharme says. “It’s tough to say how long right now.” Author of the article: Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  13 minutes ago  •  8 minute read  •  14 Comments Jake Evans is tended to on the ice by Graham Rynbend, the Canadiens’ head athletic therapist, after suffering a concussion as a result of a violent check from the Jets’ Mark Scheifele during Game 1 of…

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FIFA confirm concussion spotters to be used at Qatar World Cup next year

FIFA is introducing concussion spotters at the 2022 Qatar World Cup to help with the treatment of head injuries and “to make the game a lot safer”. Experts will monitor from seats in the stands to identify possible brain injuries that may have been missed, team doctors will also have instant access to video replays. FIFA’s new medical director, Andrew Massey, confirmed the decision on Thursday during an interview with the in-house YouTube channel of world football’s governing body. “You need to treat them acutely, first of all, to make…

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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 clash can be viewed here. The 27-year-old, who joined Orée from Dragons, this season lay motionless for around a minute before medical staff were able to administer concussion protocols. The game was then held up for over 30 minutes as Stockbroekx was stretchered off and taken to hospital where he…

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Canadiens’ Carey Price out at least a week with concussion

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Laval Rocket Hockey Inside Out Hockey Goaltender sustained a head injury during first period of loss to Oilers on Monday after returning to the lineup Saturday against Ottawa. Author of the article: Herb Zurkowsky  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Apr 20, 2021  •  16 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  48 Comments Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price makes a save on Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl during the first period at Rogers Place in Edmonton on April 19, 2021. Photo by Perry Nelson…

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New concussion laws have ‘jeopardised player health’ in some instances

The new concussion laws being trialled in England have “jeopardised player health” in some instances and have created a system which is loaded with pressure on medical staff, according to the Professional Footballers’ Association. It has joined forces with world players’ union FIFPRO to write to the game’s law-making body the International Football Association Board (IFAB), calling for the scope of the trials to be extended to include temporary concussion substitutes from June onwards, as well as the existing permanent sub option. Permanent concussion substitutions were introduced in the Premier…

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