Volleyball is a fairly common sport not only in Ukraine, but throughout the world. It is very popular due to its availability. Firstly, this is one of those sports that not only men but also women love to play, unlike football, basketball hockey. Secondly, you don’t need to have special equipment, for amateurs it’s enough to have a volleyball, and for example, on the beach you don’t even need a net, and at least a few partners, which will not be a problem during the beach season, because many will immediately appear. In the third in the summer, you can easily find a suitable venue in the stadium or in the courtyard, and in the winter, as a last resort, if all the free time in the sports complexes was taken apart, then it’s realistic to find a gym at the school and arrange with a physical instructor or director. Now in Ukraine it is widely practiced. Continue reading
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 in an adult athlete leads to a rupture of the tendon or ligament, then in a junior a similar burden can cause a fracture of the apophysis or pineal gland. If the treatment is not carried out correctly, there will be a violation of bone development – Osgood-Schlatter disease. This disease was first described at the very beginning of the 20th century. It occurs most often in boys aged 11 to 15 years. The reason is the injury (rupture) of the patella ligament in the area where the ligament is attached to the tuberosity of the tibia. Symptoms of the disease are pain and some localized swelling of the soft tissue. Continue reading
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