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The most important conclusions: 

1) football on artificial turf does not produces any more injuries than football on normal grass, there are however some differences in the nature of the injuries. 

2) the transition from artificial turf to natural grass, and vice versa, does produce an increased risk. 

From research into injuries on artificial turf and natural grass it appears that, if anything, the chance of injuries on natural grass is even greater. Especially the risk of muscular injuries is greater on natural grass. 

On the other hand the chance of so called ligament injuries is somewhat greater on artificial turf. 

That is not caused so much by the number of knee injuries, that is the same on both artificial turf and natural grass, but the difference is caused by an increased risk of ankle injuries on artificial turf.