Researchers find correlation between face shape and procreation rates and rank in male soldiers
Canadian ice hockey feels the heat
The future of Canadian outdoor ice hockey a sport synonymous with the country's culture is being threatened by anthropogenic climate change, new research suggests.
Why NHL goalies prefer wooden sticks?
Goalies in the National Hockey League overwhelmingly continue to use wooden sticks largely indistinguishable from those used decades ago by their mask-less predecessors.
Game-winning 'momentum' illusion is but a delusion
(Phys.org) —A hot hand may be hokum: Cornell researchers have examined the concept of "winning momentum" with varsity college hockey teams, and they conclude that momentum advantages don't exist, says a ...
Canadian astronaut appeals for peace from space
Reflecting on a recent photo he snapped from outer space of war-torn Syria, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield appealed for peace from his perch in the sky, saying Thursday: "We're all in this together."
The NHL drafts the wrong players due to birthday bias
A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings were published in the online journal PLOS ONE.
Professor analyzes if Montreal Canadiens are a hockey team or religion
Since January 2009, Olivier Bauer has pioneered the world's first course examining the link between hockey and religion. As a professor at the Université de Montréal's Faculty of Theology, he also just compiled ...
Serious hockey injuries among young children skyrocketing, study finds
The incidence of hockey-related injuries among children aged 9 to 14 leading to emergency department visits more than doubled between 1990 and 2006, according to a new nationwide study.
Disney Research automates analysis of field hockey team behaviors
Investigators at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, have developed an automated technique for analyzing the patterns of play of field hockey teams, providing a new tool for coaches and commentators who must make sense of mountains ...
New study finds 70 percent of able-bodied hockey players have abnormal hip and pelvis MRIs
Seventy percent of healthy professional and collegiate hockey players had abnormal hip and pelvis MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging), even though they had no symptoms of injury, according to a study presented at the American ...
Bodychecking triples injury risk in Pee Wee hockey
Bodychecking in Pee Wee hockey (with players aged 11-12) more than triples the risk of concussion and injury, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Calgary.
Most youth hockey injuries caused by accidents, not checking, study shows
Hockey fans likely would assume that body-checking -- intentionally slamming an opponent against the boards -- causes the most injuries in youth ice hockey. But they would be wrong.