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    Natural and Artificial Playing Fields: Characteristics and Safety Features

    Schmidt RC, Hoerner EF, Milner EM, Morehouse CA
    Published: 1990

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    What is the ideal surface for a particular sport for both the performance and safety of the athlete? STP 1073 presents the view of designers, administrators, athletes, and sports researchers in an attempt to answer this question.

    19 peer-reviewed papers cover:

    • playing field standards

    • surface traction

    • testing and correlation to actual field experience

    • state-of-the art natural and artificial surfaces.

    For athletic directors, physical educators, athletic field maintenance/ground keepers, biomechanics, researchers, exercise physiologists, manufacturers of sport shoes, sports medicine practitioners, agronomists who are working in this area.

    Committee: F08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1073-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5133-8

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1296-4