Ankle injury in volleyball is the most common – almost half of the total number of injuries. Most often, such an injury occurs when landing after a jump, and on the foot of another player, often on the opponent’s foot, although such injury is much less common in beach volleyball. The reason for this, many experts call a smaller number of players on the court and sand instead of hard surface. Ankle injury in volleyball is most likely a sprain, and this is an acute injury.
The largest number of ankle sprains is a sprain of the lateral ligaments, and two ligaments are injured at once – the anterior talon-fibular and calcaneal fibular. Continue reading