Field Hockey, Injuries in

Field hockey is a team sport comprising 11 players, 10 field players and one goalkeeper. Worldwide, it is second only to soccer in popularity among team sports. Players use a one-sided, curve-toed stick that is approximately 36 inches (in.; 36 in. = 91.4 centimeters) long to move a hard plastic ball down the field in an attempt to score within the goal area. The left hand is at the top of the stick, and the right hand is below this in variable positions depending on whether the player is ...

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