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British Columbia Medical Association Misdiagnoses Mixed Martial Art


A good read from Showdown Joe's website regarding how the province of BC has labelled Mixed Martial Arts compared to other sports such as Hockey, Football, etc.

I thought these facts were pretty funny and interesting regarding the number of deaths in MMA. Of course the number of deaths in a major promotion that is sanctioned by a well run state of provincial athletic commission is zero.

A small excerpt:

A further look into the twenty sixth “Catastrpohic Sports Injury Research” study conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, we see some staggering numbers into sporting fatalities that the BCMA may want to look into. To help them save time, I will list them below:

  • Football: 104 deaths and 531 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Soccer: 7 deaths and 10 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Cheerleading: 3 deaths and 102 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Basketball: 2 deaths and 17 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Ice Hockey: 2 deaths and 17 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Wrestling: 2 deaths and 56 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • Gymnastics: 1 death and 12 non-fatal and serious injuries
  • check the link for the full article

    http://www.showdown.ca/?p=850

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