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Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig

Blackburn, S.J. and Nicol, A.C. and Walker, C.A. (2005) Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig. In: XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 2005-07-31 - 2005-08-05.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to develop an artificial turf testing rig that applied biomechanically validated vertical, shear and torque loads to the surface. Results of initial testing on 3rd generation artificial turf and natural grass soccer pitches are presented.