Injury in ice hockey players

Authors

  • Jozef Kováč

Keywords:

ice hockey, injuries

Abstract

Ice hockey is a popular sport that brings the risk of various injuries. With the injuries in ice hockey, various pathophysiological mechanisms play a role. The highest rate of injuries occurs in connection to the collision of players and hard objects in the rink or physical contact with other players. A proper physical and clinical examination of a patient plays a crucial role in diagnostics. Various biomechanical factors are applied in ice hockey injuries. Conservative management is one of the various optional therapies. Rehabilitation is a significant part of ice hockey-related injury treatment.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24040/sjss.2021.7.1.56-63

Published

2021-07-20