turf burn

turf burn

(tŭrf bŭrn)
Deep abrasion caused by friction between skin and an artificial playing surface.
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When athletes get turf burn resulting in open lesions, Miller said, theres a greater risk for infection.
ON PLAYING SPORT IN HER UNDIES: "My worst injury so far is some pretty serious turf burn on my butt cheeks.
raised money for local charity to benefit town residents in need of fuel assistance; volunteer at the Apple Run Road Race for Diabetes; played field hockey for Worcester County United and Tantasqua's Turf Burn Summer league; attended Future Scientist Competition and Biology Boot Camp at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; attended Engineering Your Future at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The report went on to say that "all of the infections occurred at the site of a turf burn and rapidly progressed to large abscesses 5 to 7 centimeters in diameter that required surgery to drain.
The next thing I knew, I had a turf burn on my elbow.
When Hunter dives for a ball in the gap, seeming to remain horizontal long enough to take a nap--or Mientkiewicz sprawls to his right, risking turf burn and body bruises--it is an act of individual athleticism and skill.
Down deep, Parcells believes in 3-1/2 yards and a turf burn, and a quarterback who's content to go 8 for 14 for 138 yards.
This is just a trial run for us, it's a bonus,'' said Ben Maruquin, a 26-year-old from Ventura, who was sporting a nasty turf burn on his arm after the India game.
Turf burns with pleasant smoke; I laugh at chaffinch and at primroses.
And if that weren't enough, some studies have shown that the fearful methicillin resistant staphylococcus A bacteria (MRSA) survive better on,polyethylene than on other surfaces, and can cause infections when players suffer turf burns.
He listed turf burns and abrasions, shared equipment, body shaving (which he said has "increased sharply with the bodybuilding and weight-lifting culture that has taken over baseball a little bit"), and frequent antibiotic use.
He listed turf burns and abrasions, shared equipment, body shaving (which he said has "increased sharply with the body-building and weightlifting culture that has taken over baseball a little bit"), and frequent antibiotic use.