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Concussions In Ice Hockey

This is a video from Dr. Mike Stuart from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and one of USA Hockey's national team doctors. Mike has three sons that played at Colorado College and in the NHL, plus his daughter who captained Boston College. This clip is a 36-minute video summarizing the Mayo Clinic Ice Hockey Summit on concussions in ice hockey; recommendations for body checking and body contact; and protective equipment information.


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Information On Concussions Available Through CDC (April 2008)

The Centers for Disease Control has a variety of materials available on concussions for coaches, parents and players. See below one of the items. Access these materials through the CDC Web site by clicking on this link:
http://www.cdc.gov/concussioninyouthsports/