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The avoidability of head and neck injuries in ice hockey: an historical review
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    Head injuries in Ice Hockey-no prevention?

    Dear Editor

    The helmets worn in ice hockey - what is their specification and composition? They look like canoeing-type and very thin plastic, if so, it is no wonder head injuries continue. The players need padded helmets more like motorcycle crash helmets to withstand the knocks with a layer of polystyrene or other shock absorbing material.

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