Concussion symptoms linger for teenage Guelph hockey player

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Long road to recovery Strapping defenceman Alex Remedios, then a 14-year-old, was hit from behind while killing a penalty. His head was rammed against the glass by a bigger opposing player’s shoulder. He hasn’t been the same since. May 7, 2011 Greg Layson/Guelph Mercury GUELPH — Alex Remedios is a poster child for post-concussion syndrome. The fit 14-year-old was hit …

Guelph first to mandate concussion testing

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Guelph: April 28, 2011 Guelph Minor Hockey Association becomes the first minor hockey organization in Canada to mandate concussion testing and management for house league and rep teams. Guelph Minor Hockey Association has teamed up with Clinical Medicine Research Group Ltd (CMRG) to be the first minor hockey program in the country to mandate a concussion management program, including neurocognitive …