Oct 11, 2013 Post By: Children's Health
A Parent's Guide to Ice Hockey Safety
The fast pace and hard-hitting characteristics of ice hockey put players at risk for injuries. Learn to identify the most common injuries and how to promote ice hockey safety.
The fast pace and hard-hitting characteristics of ice hockey put players at risk for injuries sustained while hitting the boards, the ice and other players. Injuries are common, even in leagues where checking is not allowed.
Following are the four most common ice hockey injuries. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and promote ice hockey safety.
Check out the PRICE formula for treating bumps, bruises, twists & muscle strains.