January 30, 2012

After tragic teen hockey injuries, can a rough sport become safer?


Two tragic spine injuries in Minnesota high school hockey games in the last month have sparked debate among parents, officials, and fans over how the rough sport can be made safer …But rules changes are ineffective unless they’re enforced, said Dr. Michael Stuart, a professor and vice chairman in the department of orthopedics and co-director of the Sports Medicine Center at the Mayo Clinic and chief medical officer at USA Hockey.

MSNBC, 01/27/2012

Tags: Department of Orthopedics, Dr. Michael Stuart, Hockey, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Orthopedics, spine injuries, Sports Medicine

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