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Can Hockey Playoffs Harm Your Hearing?

Published in the December 5, 2006 edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), William Hodgetts and Richard Liu used a data-logging noise dosimeter to measure the levels at games 3, 4 and 6 of the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals. Results of the study indicate persons in the arena receiving 8100% of the daily allowable noise dose.

More information can be found at the CMAJ website: www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/175/12/1541

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