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    ***Apologies for Cross Posting***

    Abstract Submission Extension

    Due to popular demand we have extended the deadline for abstracts until
    Friday 1st December 2006.

    SportSURF International Conference 2007

    Science, Technology and Research into Sport Surfaces (STARSS)

    You are invited to submit a paper for the inaugural SportSURF conference to
    be held at Loughborough University, UK on the 17th and 18th September, 2007.

    This is the first of a new biennial conference for those interested and
    involved in sports surfaces. Papers and posters are invited on the broad
    topics of:

    Player-surface interaction.
    Ball-surface interaction.
    User Perceptions.
    Design and Construction - innovations.
    Biomechanics - modelling, instrumentation.
    Laboratory and Field Testing - interpretation, innovation, spatial and
    temporal studies.
    Environmental Impact - sustainability, value engineering.
    Durability - mechanical wear, measurement, environmental issues,

    Please visit to download the STARSS flyer and for more
    information. Alternatively, feel free
    to contact the organiser at if you have any questions.

    Best regards

    Dr Colin Young (SportSURF coordinator)
    Dr Paul Fleming (SportSURF manager)

    Other SportSURF events:
    The 3rd SportSURF Workshop will be held at the University of Exeter on
    Wednesday 22nd November 2006. Please visit for more

    Dr Colin Young
    Research Associate & SportSURF Coordinator
    Dept. Civil & Building Engineering
    Loughborough University
    Leicestershire, UK
    LE11 3TU
    e-mail: or
    phone: +44(0) 1509 263171 ext 4133
    mobile: 07984497279
    fax: +44(0) 1509 223981