Biomechanical aspects of playing surfaces.


The purpose of this paper is to discuss some biomechanical aspects of playing surfaces with special focus on (a) surface induced injuries, (b) methodologies used to assess surfaces and (c) findings from various sports. The paper concentrates primarily on questions related to load on the athlete's body. Data from epidemiological studies suggest strongly that… (More)


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@article{Nigg1987BiomechanicalAO, title={Biomechanical aspects of playing surfaces.}, author={B. M. Nigg and Maurice R. Yeadon}, journal={Journal of sports sciences}, year={1987}, volume={5 2}, pages={117-45} }