Concussions in Sport

by David Korzinski | November 9, 2018 1:17 pm

While Canadians have become lamentably accustomed to seeing hockey stars such as Sidney Crosby, Paul Kariya and Chris Pronger suffer the effects of career-altering or ending head injuries,  this poll from the Angus Reid Institute[1] shows damage from concussions hits even closer to home for average Canadians – one-in-five of whom say they’ve experienced such a brain injury while playing sports as a child or adult.

This comprehensive study of Canadian adults also indicates a higher level of reporting and treatment of concussions now than in the past – and significant support for regulations aimed at monitoring and preventing such injuries among young people.

To read the full report, click here.[2]


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