Windsor Morning | Mar 7, 2013 | 6:09
Do referee whistles cause hearing loss for the officials?
The referees' whistle may help keep the game under control but it could also be hurting the ref blowing the whistle. Gregory Flamme is a professor in the speech pathology and audiology department at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. He's the co-author of a study that shows referees' whistles are contributing to hearing loss.