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has a pivotal role in determining the quality of soccer match. The equipment
used has a major effect on the way the game is played. Here equipment has its
own stipulations. For example the ball has to be of a certain size,
construction, weight and pressure. In fact all these factors affect when we
play the game.
Even the ground on which the game is
conducted also affects the nature of the game. Soccer fans know that the surfaces
of the game have evolved in response to two factors like performance and
economic needs. The controversy hovered
around introducing the synthetic surface for soccer forced authorities to make
biomechanical investigations into the performance. And it has also resulted in
the protection of all types of surfaces.
The boot occupies an important place among
the soccer equine for it is very soothing to the foot and at the same time it
can have a positive balance between the players and the surface of the ground.
Moreover, it also creates the traction for stopping, starting and turning. In
addition to helping players for effective interaction, Boots also protect the
player from the stresses of the game.
Shin guards are another Soccer Equipment item, item which is essential for protecting
against kicks and blows. It is considered to be essential so that the game can
be executed in an organized manner, unfortunately was neglected on the ground
of biomechanical investigations.
The controversy hovered around introducing
the synthetic surface for soccer forced authorities to make biomechanical
investigations into the performance. And it has also resulted in the protection
of all types of surfaces.
The Soccer Ball which is characterized by its
mass, diameter, internal pressure and surface texture possess a mass between
396 g and 453 g, a circumference between 68.5 cm and 71.1 cm, and an internal
pressure of 0.6 to 1.1 atmospheres.
Normally leather is used for outer casing or cover or any other approves
material matter for that matter which should not be harmful to the players. The
mass of the ball has certain specific stipulations but small variations are
allowed. It has been observed from experience of soccer that moulded or
stitched balls absorb moisture after a long period of soaking. As per
calculations, the moulded ball increased its mass by 1.3 % while the stitched
ball increased its mass by 7.5 %.
The efficiency and the performance of a
ball are determined by several factors and its potential to fly through the air
occupies the prime place. It bounces, slides, and rolls on the ground. The performance potential of a natural turf
pitch is dependent on a number of factors like constructional characteristics.
Weather conditions and its response to wear also play a major part in it.
It has been found that the playing quality
of natural turf surfaces varied greatly according to quality of construction,
maintenance, amount of wear, position on the pitch and the weather. In general,
artificial surfaces tended to be more consistent in their playing quality and
less dependent on the weather. There has been found considerable overlap with
natural turf surfaces for ball rebound resilience, tensional traction, sliding
distance and force reduction, it was also found that artificial surfaces tended
to have a greater ball roll distance and peak deceleration for high energy
There have been several attempts to
quantify the playing quality of soccer surfaces. Efforts have also taken to
study the merits of natural and artificial surfaces. The playing
characteristics, however, are mainly influenced by ball-surface interaction,
player movement, and player-surface interaction. Several tests have been
undertaken to quantify such features and some have been adopted as a
The writer is an expert in the field of
Soccer Training Equipments industry with focus on Soccer Training Equipment
and Soccer Equipment.