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 ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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
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 ...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
New report challenges synthetic turf industry's safety claims
The debate over artificial turf fields and playground surfaces versus natural grass for youth and school sports and play areas may get renewed with ...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
New Report on Synthetic Turf Fields Suggests Industry's Claims of Safety Do Not Hold Up to ...
7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI) is releasing its new report Synthetic Turf: Industry's Claims Versus the Science ...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Hardness Test Results Reveal Wider Scope Of Artificial Turf Failures
The results of annual and emergency hardness tests on artificial turf tests reveal that seven failed fields were in use for months before the Department ...