Thursday, November 15, 2007

Safety of Artificial Turf Fields

As the new "in-fill" or 3rd generation artificial turf fields gain in popularity, there is concern regarding their safety. Many assume that artificial turf contributes to incresed knee and ankle injures. While this may have been the case with the old Astroturf-type fields, it does not seem to be case with the new surfaces. For a full report on the risks and potential for injury on the new FieldTurf-type fields, click here.