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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Ukraine sensationally reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship
The men's team of Ukraine defeated the Belgian team and, thus, reached the quarter finals of the European Volleyball Championship. The game was held in Antwerp. The national team of…

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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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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Finger injury

Finger injury in volleyball Volleyball players injure fingers quite often. Most often this happens when the block is executed, when the ball hits the set finger. This can happen even with professionals. Novice athletes injure their fingers even with a simple pass or ball. Finger injuries are primarily sprains, fractures and dislocations of the fingers.

It is not possible to accurately track the statistics of finger injuries in volleyball due to the fact that the athlete does not stop the game with a finger injury, but continues to play, fixing the injured finger, for example, with a band-aid. Any finger joint can be injured. The most unpleasant thing – when the metacarpophalangeal joint is injured – it is not so easy to fix it, and the athlete is forced to take a break in the game. The cause of such an injury is a blow to the straightened finger with displacement of the bones and damage to the collateral ligaments. Continue reading

Volleyball players back injuries

Statistics show that back injuries in volleyball athletes occur in 9-17% of the total. Most often, athletes playing volleyball suffer from chronic lumbar pain due to a fatigue fracture of the vertebral arch in the area between the joints or in the area of ​​the leg of the vertebral arch. This condition is called spondylolysis. It can occur in those sportsmen who perform intense extension in the lower back, as well as twisting. Another option – the athlete is subjected to excessive axial load. During the game, spondylolysis can occur during feeding and attack.

Spondylolysis followed by spondylolisthesis Chronic spondylolysis can occur with excessive physical exertion if there is a malnutrition of bone tissue and vertebral dysplasia. Continue reading

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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HOW TO CHOOSE CLOTHES FOR VOLLEYBALL
Many beginner volleyball players are mistaken in thinking that the old T-shirt, sweatpants and sneakers "for all occasions" are quite suitable for classes. Neglecting the right choice of equipment for…

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HOW TO TAPE FINGERS
Volleyball players injure their fingers very often. Most often this happens when the block is executed, when the ball hits the set finger. This can happen even with professionals. Novice…

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT VOLLEYBALL
There are many varieties of volleyball, branching from the main sport. This is mini-volleyball, beach volleyball, park volleyball, kerntball, pionerball. In kertball, unlike ordinary volleyball, the net is replaced by…

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