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Is playing soccer on turf bad for your health?

Artificial soccer turfIt seems more and more matches and practices are being held on new artificial-turf fields these days. While offering the advantage of being nearly¬†maintenance-free, do these fields pose a health risk from the recycled rubber infill material (affectionately called “turf turds” in our house)?

To help answer this question, we turn to this article from the Science of Soccer Online.