Thursday, September 20, 2018

Slammers owner says stadium events up 73 percent with artificial turf

Suburban Life Publications
Focusing on what use the Slammers have made of artificial turf since it was installed in April, Semaca said the number of days the stadium is in use is ...

7 On Your Side: DC councilmember takes on artificial turf fields

This bill comes one day after 7 On Your Side reported that repairs are underway at Walter Johnson High School's artificial turf field in Bethesda with ...

Monday, September 10, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

TURF WAR: Parents protest artificial turf approved by Montgomery County school board

ROCKVILLE, Md. - Kids in sports spend hours on the field. And to remain competitive, Montgomery County wants to continue to add artificial turf fields to its schools. “Grass does not support the kind of usage that these high schools have,” explained Andrew Hosker, a Montgomery County parent. But it's a ...

Monday, April 2, 2018

Increase in rugby injuries on artificial pitches, report reveals

The Scotsman
The first thing to note is that, over the course of four years that the survey has dealt with artificial pitches, the frequency and severity of injuries on the AGPs is not statistically different to those played on grass. Over the first three years the numbers were slightly lower on AGPs so the spike of injuries in ...

MD lawmakers debate turf field health risks

The Campus Current
Maryland lawmakers are debating whether the chemicals in synthetic turf make it unsafe for athletes and the environment. They are considering a bill that would stop schools and recreation centers in the state from using government funds to build or replace sports fields or playgrounds with turf made of ...

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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