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By Gordon Burn

ISBN-10: 0571265073

ISBN-13: 9780571265077

By way of the mid-fifties Manchester United had stuck the mind's eye of the rustic. Duncan Edwards performed his first online game for the membership on the age of fifteen years and 8 months in 1953. years later he gained his first England cap and Walter Winterbottom, then England supervisor, said him as 'the spirit of British football'. On £15-a-week and residing at Mrs Watson's boarding apartment at five Birch road in Manchester, Edwards used to be the main prized of the Busby Babes. Then in February 1958 got here Munich.

Half a decade later George top represented United reborn. 'Georgie' of the boutiques and dolly birds; 'El Beatle' of the eu Cup in '68 and eu participant of the 12 months; within the opinion of Pele, the main obviously proficient footballer that ever lived. Retired at 27 and lowered to the position of Chelsea barfly and tabloid perennial; George, the place did all of it cross wrong?

An research right into a membership, personalities and an England that has all yet disappeared, top & Edwards plots the direction and trajectory of 2 careers unmoored in wildly alternative ways.

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Asplund et al. found that wearing facemasks significantly reduced the occurrence of facial, ocular, and dental injuries in hockey [14]. Lemaire and Pearsall demonstrated that ice hockey helmets with full-face shields produce lower post-impact peak acceleration (10–100 g) than do helmets alone (100–130 g), consequently concluding that facial protector use may lower the incidence as well as severity of head injuries by decreasing post-impact head acceleration [22]. Reduction of facial injuries by facemasks should not be confused with evidence for the reduction of concussions in ice hockey.

Injuries to the eyelid, eyebrow, eye orbit, and eye globe were virtually eliminated after mandated use of eyewear, with the exception of injuries that occurred when standard eyewear was not being worn [35]. Kriz et al. performed a prospective cohort study involving American female high school field hockey players during two seasons of play immediately before (fall 2009 and fall 2010) and immediately after (fall 2011 and fall 2012) a national mandate for protective eyewear in girls’ field hockey was exercised by the National Federation of High School Associations.

32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. Protective Equipment 25 DC: Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, The National Academies Press; 2013. aspx. Accessed 31 Aug 2014. Lemair M, Pearsall DJ. Evaluation of impact attenuation of facial protectors in ice hockey helmets. Sports Eng. 2007;10(2):65–74. Stevens ST, Lassonde M, de Beaumont L, et al. The effect of visors on head and facial injury in National Hockey League players. J Sci Med Sport. 2006;9(3):238–42. Benson BW, Rose MS, Meeuwisse WH.

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