Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig

Steven Blackburn, Alexander Nicol, Colin Walker

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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.

Conference

ConferenceXXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics
CountryUnited States
CityCleveland, Ohio
Period31/07/055/08/05

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Torque

Keywords

  • turf testing
  • biomechanics
  • artificial turf
  • loading actions
  • third generation turf

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Blackburn, S., Nicol, A., & Walker, C. (2005). Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig. 120. Abstract from XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Blackburn, Steven ; Nicol, Alexander ; Walker, Colin. / Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig. Abstract from XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.1 p.
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Blackburn, S, Nicol, A & Walker, C 2005, 'Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig' XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 31/07/05 - 5/08/05, pp. 120.

Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig. / Blackburn, Steven ; Nicol, Alexander; Walker, Colin.

2005. 120 Abstract from XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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