Quality of life of ice hockey players after retirement due to concussions - Gard A, Lehto N, Engstr öm, Shahim P, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Marklund N, Tegner Y.

BACKGROUND: Sports-related concussion (SRC) is increasingly recognized as a potential health problem in ice hockey. Quality of life (QoL) in players retiring due to SRC has not been thoroughly addressed. Materials&methods: QoL using the Sports Concus...
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