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Synthetic Turf

Synthetic Turf Injuries

Injury Studies

Trade Magazine Articles

YearAuthorsTitleLink
2012 T.J. Serensits and A.S. McNitt Maintaining synthetic surface safety Read It Here
2011 T.J. Serensits Are injuries on synthetic turf still a sore subject? Read It Here

Reviews of Injury Research Studies

YearAuthorsTitleLink
2014 Balazs et al. Risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury in athletes on synthetic playing surfaces Read It Here
2013 Drakos et al. Synthetic playing surfaces and athlete health Read It Here
2012 Taylor et al. A review of synthetic playing surfaces, the shoe-surface interface, and lower extremity injuries in athletes Read It Here
2011 Williams et al. A review of football injuries on third and fourth generation artificial turfs compared with natural turf Read It Here
2010 Dragoo and Braun The effect of playing surface on injury rate: a review of the current literature Read It Here
2010 Wright and Webner Playing field issues in sports medicine Read It Here

Football Studies

YearAuthorsTitleLink
2017 Krill et al. Effect of position, time in the season, and playing surface on Achilles tendon ruptures in NFL games: a 2009-10 to 2016-17 review Read It Here
2016 Dodson et al. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in National Football League Athletes From 2010 to 2013: A Descriptive Epidemiology Study Read It Here
2016 Lawrence et al. Influence of extrinsic risk factors on National Football League injury rates Read It Here
2014 George et al. Incidence and risk factors for turf toe injuries in intercollegiate football: data from the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System Read It Here
2013 Iacovelli et al. The effect of field condition and shoe type on lower extremity injuries in American Football Read It Here
2013 Wannop et al. Footwear traction and lower extremity noncontact injury Read It Here
2013 Hunt et al. Epidemiology of Syndesmosis Injuries in Intercollegiate Football: Incidence and Risk Factors From National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System Data from 2004-2005 to 2008-2009. Read It Here
2012 Hershman et al. An analysis of specific lower extremity injury rates on grass and FieldTurf playing purfaces in National Football League games 2000-2009 seasons Read It Here
2012 Dragoo et al. Incidence and risk factors for injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Read It Here
2010 Meyers Incidence, Mechanisms, and Severity of Game-Related College Football Injuries on FieldTurf Versus Natural Grass: A 3-Year Prospective Study Read It Here
2004 Meyers and Barnhill Incidence, causes, and severity of high school football injuries on FieldTurf versus natural grass: a 5-year prospective study Read It Here

Soccer Studies

YearAuthorsTitleLink
2018 Rossler et al. Risk factors for football injuries in young players aged 7 to 12 years Read It Here
2017 Fujitaka et al. Effect of changes in artificial turf on sports injuries in male university soccer players Read It Here
2017 Meyers Incidence, mechanisms, and severity of match-related collegiate men's soccer injuries on FieldTurf and natural grass surfaces: A 6-Year prospective study Read It Here
2017 Silvers-Granelli et al. Does the FIFA 11+ injury prevention program reduce the incidence of ACL injury in male soccer players? Read It Here
2016 Bianco et al. A prospective analysis of the injury incidence of your male professional football players on artificial turf Read It Here
2016 Lanzetti et al. Safety of third generation artificial turf in male elite professional soccer players in Italian major league Read It Here
2016 Kristenson et al. No association between surface shifts and time-loss overuse injury risk in male professional football Read It Here
2015 Hagglund and Walden Risk factors for acute knee injury in female youth football Read It Here
2015 O'Kane et al. Shoe and field surface risk factors for acute lower extremity injuries among female youth soccer players Read It Here
2014 Babwah The incidence of injury in a Caribbean amateur women's football league Read It Here
2013 de Putter et al. Increase in upper extremity fractures in young male soccer players in the Netherlands, 1998-2009 Read It Here
2013 Meyers Incidence, mechanisms, and severity of match-related collegiate women's soccer injuries on FieldTurf and natural grass surfaces: A 5-year prospective study Read It Here
2013 Kristenson et al. The Nordic Football Injury Audit: higher injury rates for professional football clubs with third-generation artificial turf at their home venue Read It Here
2013 Almutawa et al. The incidence and nature of injuries sustained on grass and 3rd generation artificial turf: A pilot study in elite Saudi National Team footballers Read It Here
2012 Akkaya et al. Football injuries on synthetic turf fields Read It Here
2011 Hagglund et al. Epidemiology of patellar tendinopathy in elite male soccer players Read It Here
2010 Aoki et al. Incidence of injury among adolescent soccer players: a comparative study of artificial and natural grass turfs Read It Here
2010 Bjorneboe et al. Risk of injury on third generation artificial turf in Norwegian professional football Read It Here
2010 Ekstrand et al. Comparison of injuries sustained on artificial turf and grass by male and female elite football players Read It Here
2010 Soligard et al. Injury risk on artificial turf and grass in youth tournament football Read It Here
2007 Fuller et al. Comparison of the incidence, nature and cause of injuries sustained on grass and new generation artificial turf by male and female football players. Part 1: match injuries Read It Here
2007 Fuller et al. Comparison of the incidence, nature and cause of injuries sustained on grass and new generation artificial turf by male and female football players. Part 2: training injuries Read It Here
2007 Steffen et al. Risk of injury on artificial turf and natural grass in young female football players Read It Here
2006 Ekstrand et al. Risk of injury in elite football played on artificial turf versus natural grass: a prospective two-cohort study Read It Here

Rugby Studies

YearAuthorsTitleLink
2018 Ranson et al. Playing surface and UK professional rugby union injury risk Read It Here
2017 Lanzetti et al. The influence of playing surface on injury risk in Italian elite rugby players Read It Here
2015 Williams et al. The influence of an artificial playing surface on injury risk and perceptions of muscle soreness in elite Rugby Union Read It Here
2010 Fuller et al. Risk of injury associated with rugby union played on artificial turf Read It Here