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    Artificial Turfs History

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    History of artificial turf Artificial turfs were developed as an alternative to natural grass surfaces in order to improve durability, decrease maintenance cost and, together with field lighting increase available playing hours. Additionally, artificial turfs are less impacted by weather conditions, resulting in an economically appealing choice for sports clubs and institutions, even with a higher initial investment compared to natural turf. (Reference Synthetic Turf and Lower Extremity Injuries p. 67) The first artificial grass pitch in Britain was installed in 1971 Islington County, London for a non-commercial football facility (Reference Artificial Surfaces for Outdoor Sports p. 8) Components and Construction The materials and components…

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    Essay On Artificial Turf

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    Artificial turf has been directly linked to an increase in serious injuries including turf toe, ACL tears, foot lock, turf burns, heat exhaustion, and concussion. Turf toe is a painful hyperextension of the large toe. It is a result of when the cleats of the player’s shoe grabs the artificial turf mesh and causes an overextension of the large toe. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the foremost common artificial turf injuries. The ACL ligament is located deep within the knee…

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    Injuries In Sports Essay

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    many factors that cause injuries when participating in sports. Overuse, falls, improper equipment, technique are a few factors out of many that can cause injuries to athletes but one that is not talked about as much is playing surfaces. The idea that playing surfaces like artificial turf are harmful to athletes is a controversial topic because there are many critics that don’t believe that artificial turf can cause more injuries. However, it has been proven that artificial surfaces have flaws…

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    Athletes are constantly being asked which they prefer: artificial turf or natural grass. They want the ideal playing surface to compete on, which was the logic behind inventing artificial grass, but what people don’t know are the disadvantages that are associated with artificial grass. After researching the downsides to turf, I read about a study that states that seventy-one percent of injuries on turf are traumatic injuries and the other 29% are for overuse injuries. This includes both…

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    It also saves you time immediately, for not having to care for a real lawn. Instead of spending hours every weekend to water the lawn, you can now spend those hours doing other activities that you need to attend. Imagine not having to spend money on tools, soil, water or special treatment to take care of those dead blades of grass. Those costs can add up to hundreds or even thousands of dollars yearly depending on how big your lawn is. The Southern Nevada Water Authority says a homeowner…

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    have changed the way they produce an ad or article. Now, companies make the intended information direct and to the point. Carr then introduces the process that Fredrick Winslow Taylor created. Taylor’s process was to make a specific task as effective as possible. This method, Carr maintains is what Google lives by. The company says that the more successfully information is processed the more productive society becomes. The essayist speaks of how this new impatient humankind benefits Google. He…

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    program that help them get job done. Robots and computers are able to function without the assistance of a human once they have their program in. Jastrow says “Computer intelligence is growing by leaps and bounds, with no natural limit in sight (Jastrow 1594).” This leaves no boundaries for the expansion of technology. Jastrow also says “ultra- intelligent machines will be working in partnership our best minds on all the serious problems of the day (Jastrow 1594).” This partnership may require a…

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    Late at night when I’m lying in bed, I think deep into how the world actually works. Everyone seems so blind to the truth now that the media has taken control of people’s minds. It is very difficult to think on our own when there are other outlets giving false information and disbeliefs. The matrix is a machine that makes the mind of a human blind to what’s really around. I try to understand what is going on when it comes down to our society in the United States, how the human body functions,…

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    Frankenstein is a novel about the human nature of wanting to achieving immortality with the means of science. Frankenstein was written by Mary Shelley and it has become a modern classic since it was first published in 1818. This particular novel is categorized under the genre of science fiction, and it deals with the dark side of human nature. It further reveals the fact that people are fascinated by the idea of creating life in order to be “God-like,” which often leads to failure. The story of…

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    century when it was first declared by Turing. At this point in time intelligent machines and computer science were new inventions, recognised by very few individuals, and understood by fewer. Since the invention of computer processors, their speeds have been discovered to double approximately every two years, as suggested by Moore’s Law. This exponential growth has initiated a rapid inflation in digital computational speed. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the product of these great processer…

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