Anatomy of an Ice Hockey Player: the Strength and Recovery of Jenn Wakefield

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF AN ICE HOCKEY PLAYER) Ice hockey is a team game really like no other. They come onto the ice at 100%, they […]

Ellen Honors the Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Women’s Hockey Team

Oh boy, that was an exciting game. [LAUGHTER] Was it ever. To say the least, to say the least– OK, so some of you were here in 2010. Who was here in 2010? I gave you a flag. Yeah. Yeah. And you took it with you, and you showed the Russians, right? Yeah, yeah. We […]

Why women’s ice hockey has a higher concussion rate than football

“ooh, my goodness.” But in college, In a 2015 NCAA survey, female hockey players reported concussions more often than male football players. And that’s consistent with previous surveys showing women’s ice hockey on par with men’s wrestling, football, and hockey. “ohhh!” So, compared to other athletes, why do women playing hockey have such a high […]