Quantifying Sports Turf Playability and the Influence of the Playing Surface on Athletic Performance

Registration Eligibility
Members and non-member guest attendees of the STC's Annual Membership Meeting
Start Date
10/24/2018
End Date
10/24/2018
Description
This course will discuss the sports turf playability for natural and synthetic playing surfaces and the influence on the athlete.
Location
Cleveland, OH
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.25
Learning Outcomes
Learn how historically research as attempted to quantify surface playability; Understand how the lack of similarities between natural and artificial playing surfaces have contributed to a widening of the knowledge gap on agronomic research; Understand a common baseline for playability between natural and artifical surfaces
Instructors
Philipe C. F. Aldahir PhD, Shaw Sports Turf and Wendi Weimar PhD, Auburn University
Website Registration
Course Codes
GS3
Provider
Synthetic Turf Council


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