Plenty of hype has been built around the possibility of serious brain injuries from contact sports like football, but what about the equally rough sport of hockey?
In an article from the New York Times, a study found changes in the brains of hockey players who had concussions.
Researches also found that the occurrence of concussion among players was three to five times higher than previously reported. Concussions in hockey occur more often than previously thought, and that means brain damage is a prevalent risk factor. [Read more…]