Running Track

Testing by Type of Surface

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Artificial turf

Surface Abrasiveness: ASTM F1015-03(2017) – Standard Test Method for Relative Abrasiveness of Synthetic Turf Playing Surfaces

G-max Impact Attenuation: ASTM F1936-19 – Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Turf Playing Systems as Measured in the Field

HIC Impact Attenuation: ASTM F3146-18 – Standard Test Method for Impact Attenuation of Turf Playing Systems Designated for Rugby

Force Reduction, Vertical Deformation: ASTM F3189-17 – Standard Test Method for Measuring Force Reduction, Vertical Deformation, and Energy Restitution of Synthetic Turf Systems Using the Advanced Artificial Athlete

Rotational Resistance: ASTM F1551-09(2017)/BS EN 15301-1:2007 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Rotational Resistance

Ball Roll (Soccer Ball): ASTM F1551-09(2017)/BS EN 12234:2013 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Ball Roll Behaviour

Ball Rebound (Soccer Ball): ASTM F1551-09(2017)/BS EN 12235:2013 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Vertical Ball Behaviour

Water Permeability: ASTM F1551-09(2017)/BS EN 12616:2013 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Water Infiltration Rate

Infill Depth Measurement: BS EN ISO 1969:2000 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Thickness of Synthetic Sports Surfaces

Surface Regularity: BS EN 13036-7:2003 – Road and Airfield Surface Characteristics, Test Methods Part 7: Irregularity Measurement of Pavement Courses – The Straightedge Test

 

Natural Grass

Clegg Impact Attenuation: ASTM F1702-10(2018) – Standard Test Method for Measuring Impact Attenuation Characteristics of Natural Playing Surface Systems Using a Lightweight Portable Apparatus

G-max Impact Attenuation: ASTM F1936-19 – Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Turf Playing Systems as Measured in the Field

Football Field
 
Kids at Playground

Playgrounds

HIC Impact Attenuation Critical Fall Height: ASTM F1292-18e1 – Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials Within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment

CPSI Playground Inspection

 

Tracks

BS EN 14808:2005 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Shock Absorption

BS EN 14809:2005 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Vertical Deformation

BS EN 1969: 2000 – Surfaces for Sports Areas. Determination of Thickness of Synthetic Sports Surfaces

BS EN 13036-4:2011 – Road and Airfield Surface Characteristics – Method For Measurement Of Slip/Skid Resistance Of A Surface – The Pendulum Test

BS EN 13036-7:2003 – Road and Airfield Surface Characteristics, Test Methods Part 7: Irregularity Measurement of Pavement Courses – The Straightedge Test

Long-distance Run
 
Handball Court

Courts

ASTM F2772-11(2019) – Standard Specification for Athletic Performance Properties of Indoor Sports Floor Systems

  • Surface Friction: ASTM E303-93(2018) Standard Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester

  • Force Reduction: ASTM F2569-11(2019) Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Force Reduction Properties of Surfaces for Athletic Use

  • Vertical Deformation: ASTM F2157-09(2018) Standard Specification for Synthetic Surfaced Running Tracks

  • Ball Rebound: ASTM F2117-10(2017) Standard Test Method for Vertical Ball Rebound Characteristics of Sports Surface/Ball Systems; Acoustical Measurement

Court Pace: ITF CS 01/02 (Court Pace Rating, Coefficient of Friction and Coefficient of Restitution)

Evenness: ITF CS 02/02 

Slope and Planarity: ITF CS 03/03

Dimensions: ITF CS 04/02

 

Mats & padding

ASTM F1081-09(2015) – Standard Specification for Competition Wrestling Mats

ASTM F2440-18 – Standard Specification for Indoor Wall/Feature Padding

ASTM F1292-18e1 – Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials Within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment

Upside Down
 
Children Playing on Bouncy Castle

Other surfaces

ASTM E303-93(2018) Standard Test Method for Measuring Surface Frictional Properties Using the British Pendulum Tester