What is a dead-spot on a basketball court?
By: Paul W Elliott, PhD, PE Before discussing dead-spots, I want to briefly address field performance. If an architect, or owner, is concerned about the
When is a test report too old? – ASET’s updated position on suggested retest dates.
Note – Applies to reports issued after 2023. In the past, ASET Services chose to include suggested retest dates on our suitability reports. We felt
Deterioration of an 8 year old Competitive NCAA Div-1 Track
ASET Services recently evaluated an 8 year old competition track at a Division I NCAA University. The title of this post includes the word ‘deterioration,’
Turf Flatness and Sub-Base Problems
In many ways the most important part of a synthetic turf field is the sub-base. They control drainage and help maintain a flat playing surface.
Performance Changes at a 10 year old Hardwood Practice Facility
Traditionally, architects and owners have assumed that hardwood courts maintain the safety, comfort and uniformity that was present at the installation for the life of
Head Impact Studies
I have been researching head injuries as they relate to Gmax and HIC testing over the past week or so. I was working on a