IIHF Medical Information

IIHF Medical Care Guide

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) is pleased to introduce the IIHF Medical Care Guide, to be used by organisers and medical personnel in the preparation of a complete medical program at all IIHF events. The guide - which will be continuously updated - is designed to provide medical care details, guidelines and instructions for the effective operation of medical programs at ice hockey competitions and championships, and allow leagues, clubs, teams and players to compete in a safe and healthy environment.This IIHF Medical Care Guide is intended to provide the necessary medical information to ensure the health and safety of the athletes and officials in the sport of ice hockey.Below you can find links to pdf files of the Medical Care Guide and as well as the Injury Reporting System (IRS) Form, the Spinal Injury Survey Form, the Agreement Statement of the Concussion in Sport Group, and the WADA Prohibited List.


IIHF Medical Regulations (updated June 2015)

IIHF Medical Care Guide (updated January 2018)




Medical Resources

The International Ice Hockey Federation Medical Committee has prepared several documents and forms for use by physicians at World Championship events. Below are a few of the resouces for doctors working with ice hockey teams.


Spinal Injury Survey Form

Injury Report System Form

Injury Reporting System Analysis (season 09-10)

Statement of the Concussion in Sport Group

Hotel Nutrition Requirements


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