Ot:hockey alberta eliminates body checking in peewee division
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05-10-2013, 11:23 AM
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You're making a lot of points logically, but you cannot say this. One narrow and small study with a number of acknowledged limitations and a specific methodology does not result in an irrefutable conclusion.
Added material to be discussed and analyzed in context, yes of course.
I will definitely concede this point. We don't as a group have enough long term study data to ensure that we won't see a big jump in Bantam concussions based on this decision. Whether this study is accurate or has enough sample size remains to be seen.
I hope it not the case and this decision allows for kids to grow and develop their skills up to the age of 13, then be well prepared for bodychecking at that time.
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