September 2008

Collisions with people in sports

On average, each hour 3 people visit an emergency department for an injury due to a sport-related collision with another person. Hockey injuries in males 15-19 years of age contribute to the majority of ER visits and hospitalizations. Learn more about injuries resulting from collisions in sports in September's Ontario Injury Compass The September issue of Compass is part of a series of e-reports produced by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre. Each report focuses on a single injury issue and provides Ontario data broken down by age, sex and region. Each report also includes prevention tips and a list of additional resources pertaining to the injury topic.

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