ARTICLE ABOUT VOLLEYBALL
The next World Volleyball Championship for men will be held in Russia, and our athletes are simply obliged to show decent results there. Since the game of volleyball, originally called…

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Ankle injury
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…

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BLOCKING IN VOLLEYBALL
A game technique in which the defending team prevents the ball from moving to its side, blocking its course with any part of the body, usually with hands transferred to…

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Jumper’s Knee – Patellar Ligament tendonitis

Knee injuries are perhaps the most common among volleyball players. They can be acute and fatigue, the second – more frequent. The most common knee fatigue injury in volleyball players is the patellar tendonitis, which is also called the “jumper’s knee”. At first, it is characterized by pain on the insertion site or in the quadriceps tendon in the region of the superior or at the lower pole of the patella, as an option – in the area of ​​the tibial tuberosity (see figure). Then there is persistent severe pain, which is the reason for stopping sports activities, otherwise a complete rupture of the patella tendon may occur. With the “jumper’s knee”, pain can occur after physical activity, immediately with the start of the training, or immediately, but disappear as soon as the muscles warm up. Continue reading

HOW TO CHOOSE A VOLLEYBALL NET
Modern volleyball nets are made according to the "no-knot" technology, from synthetic fiber (usually polypropylene) in a special way woven into durable threads. By the way, the thicker the thread…

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Volleyball as a sport and a means of physical education (part 1)
Game sports, including volleyball, can be considered as the highest form of sports games included in the world system of sports competitions, primarily at the level of sports of the…

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Japanese researchers have developed a robot trainer for volleyball players
Japanese researchers from the University of Tsukuba and the Japanese Volleyball Association created robots with three pairs of hands for training volleyball players, reports Popular Mechanics “Training bots are three…

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Why do we love volleyball? (part 1)
I’m not going to argue about all people in order to avoid analysis of uninteresting cases, but about many we can say with confidence - it is human nature to…

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