Turf is essential to
Movement, Tactics and Workload
of the team's performance can be influenced by the pitch conditions
higher frequency of high-intensity shuffling on softer surface
of the footballers relate injuries to the pitch
Data on pitch quality is essential to inform players and teams for optimal performance
Players running and turning abilities, as well as the ball roll speed and ball bounce are influenced by the surface.
Traction of players on the pitch, as well as the gameplay speed and strategy are influenced by the surface.
Rise in excessive back-to-back matches is leading to an ever-increasing player workload. The playing surface affects player biomechanics and subsequent workload.