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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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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Osgood-Schlatter disease
In young athletes with their underdeveloped bone system, the bones are more supple, the cartilage is softer, and the ligaments, on the contrary, are more powerful. Therefore, if some burden…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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

Subscapular neuropathy

Innervation of the muscles of the shoulder girdle, rear view Oversaturated neuropathy as a disease is quite rare, although it can occur quite often among volleyball players. This is inflammation and the occurrence of complete or partial non-conductivity of the suprascapular nerve due to its mechanical infringement. The suprascapular nerve is a short branch of the brachial plexus with the beginning of the fifth and sixth cervical roots. This nerve extends laterally under the scapular-hyoid and trapezius muscles, then it enters the front notch of the upper edge of the scapula in the region of the suprascapular notch or notch under the scapular superior transverse ligament. Then he goes on the back side of the scapula, into the supraspinatus fossa. Then its branching appears, one branch passes through the supraspinatus muscle, and the second – through the scapular spine under the lower scapular transverse ligament into the infraspinatus fossa and the infraspinatus muscle. Continue reading

Why do we love volleyball? (part 2)
What's next? And then the pitching reception becomes so good, and the point guard's skill grows to such a level that you can already organize variety in attacks: attack not…

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Stay healthy and watch volleyball
Yuri Marichev: “Dear volleyball fans, I wish you health, happiness in the new year. Only good to you. ” Andrei Voronkov: “First of all, health. The second - patience and…

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Volleyball shoulder injury
Hello. This article about shoulder injuries in volleyball, it consists of two parts: from my personal experience, where I tell you what to do to at least reduce shoulder pain…

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Correct serve in volleyball
In modern volleyball, especially in men's, serve becomes almost a decisive element in the game of most teams. There are two main ways to perform a feed: Planning Jump Power…

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