Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Modelling Surface Temperatures on 3G Artificial Turf

High surface temperatures are often recorded on or close to the surface of an artificial turf pitch (ATP). Many literature sources from different countries have reported surface temperatures on artificial pitches rising up to 90–95 °C on hot days, which has raised numerous concerns about health risks for ...
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Montgomery Co. Parks joins synthetic turf class action suit

According to the school's website, each artificial field requires $10,000 annual maintenance. “These fields are more expensive than natural grass,” said Sheveiko. “Someone needs to ask why we can't grow natural, good-smelling, fresh, and safe natural grass.” A schools spokesman did not immediately ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Ground Zero: The Dangers That Artificial Turf May Pose To Football Players' Brains

A few Pro Football Hall of Famers have spoken out loudly against concussions this past week. Most of what they have had to say has been about decreasing the chances of children sustaining head injuries caused by knocking each other in the noggin while playing the game. Some of their concern, ...

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Don't hate Thursday NFL games because there are more injuries. There aren't actually.

“There is a statistical significant difference between injuries that occur on grass and injuries that occur on artificial turf,” Smith said then. “And nobody's talking about that. I mean, we've said that now for almost two years. I've heard far more about Thursday night than I've heard about the statistically ...

Friday, October 13, 2017