[No. 151] Orthopedic surgeon Dr. John-Paul Rue: Playing on synthetic turf is associated with “an increased risk of injury, particularly to the ACL.” February 2018.
[No. 150] Carolina Panthers’ Greg Olsen: Staying off artificial turf and playing on grass is best for recovering from the injury to the fifth metatarsal. January 2018.
[No. 149] Washington, DC – Hardened poured-in-place (PIP) crumb rubber floor playgrounds pose danger to children. November 2017.
[No. 148] Diana M. Zuckerman, Ph.D., President, NationalCenter for Health Research, warns the Mayor and City Council of Washington, DC about the danger of an alternative infill and lack of adequate G-max measurements. October 2017.
[No. 147] University of Stirling (Scotland) study calls for “proper” cumulative health impact assessments to be carried out, looking at the risk of hazardous chemicals, including rubber crumb. October 2017.
[No. 146] Amy’s List Update (September 2017). October 2017.
[No. 145] More about playing on artificial turf and cancer – this time among baseball players. September 2017.