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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Böhm, H.; Schwiewagner, C.; Senner, V. 
Title:
Simulation of puck flight to determine spectator safety for various ice hockey boards 
Abstract:
The boards of ice hockey rinks are equipped with protective glass to prevent the spectators from being hit by the puck. According to international rules, the minimum height of the board with protective glass is 197 cm. This is not high enough to protect the spectators from puck-related injuries, and severe accidents have occurred in the past. This study investigates what increase in the height of the safety glass is necessary to reduce the risk of severe puck-related injuries to spectators. Puck...    »
 
Journal title:
Journal of Sports Engineering 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
75--86