Assessing variation in shoe-surface traction over one season of elite football

Assessing variation in shoe-surface traction over one season of elite football

Foot fixation - or the feeling that studs are trapped on the grass during a rotational movement - is a mechanism commonly associated with injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in football. Despite this, little information exists regarding the magnitude of traction forces at the shoe-surface interface. This FastFact investigates how traction (grip) between the [...]