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What can be done to reduce the chance of injury when playing football on astroturf?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: AstroTurf

Astroturf has increased ankle and knee injury rates for football.
Work on your conditioning, plyometrics, and adequate padding.

In brief: AstroTurf

Astroturf has increased ankle and knee injury rates for football.
Work on your conditioning, plyometrics, and adequate padding.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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In brief: Position

It depends somewhat on the position you play but the some of the worst injuries are related to the knees.
Don joy makes the best braces for the knees and are the ones preferred by the nfl.

In brief: Position

It depends somewhat on the position you play but the some of the worst injuries are related to the knees.
Don joy makes the best braces for the knees and are the ones preferred by the nfl.
Dr. John Callahan
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Athletic shoes

Athletic shoes must provide at least enough traction to maximize performance and minimize slipping, but too much traction can potentially increase the risk of injury.
Research suggests that traction on modern artificial turf can vary depending on cutting angle.

In brief: Athletic shoes

Athletic shoes must provide at least enough traction to maximize performance and minimize slipping, but too much traction can potentially increase the risk of injury.
Research suggests that traction on modern artificial turf can vary depending on cutting angle.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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