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Lifetime prevalence of concussion among Canadian ice hockey players aged 10 to 25 years old, 2014 to 2017

September 06, 2019

Background: The primary objective of this study was to identify the self-reported lifetime prevalence of diagnosed concussions among Canadian ice hockey players aged 10 to 25 years old. Method: Medical records were identified for n=5223 athletes whom completed comprehensive baseline assessments with a Canada-wide network of private concussion management clinics. Variables extracted included: sex, age,

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Analyzing injuries among university-level athletes: prevalence, patterns and risk factors

August 22, 2017

Background: Scientific evidence suggests many health benefits are associated with sport participation. However, high intensity participation may be related to an increased risk of musculoskeletal injuries. Objectives: This study aims to: 1) describe the prevalence and patterns of sports injuries, and 2) identify its associated risk factors. Methods: A cross-sectional design was used. University level

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