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Risk of injury in elite football played on artificial turf versus natural grass: a prospective two-cohort study
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    Injury risk for new generation artificial surfaces may be higher in hot weather

    Dear Editor

    I would like to congratulate Ekstrand et al. [1] for their study comparing the injury incidence on new generation artificial turf to natural grass. At the very least, their findings are reassuring that it is relatively safe to continue to play football (soccer) on new generation artificial surfaces in cool climates, subject to ongoing injury surveillance. As an author who has published multiple article...

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