Specialists from Tsukuba University built and tested a robotic training complex for volleyball players
The device consists of three pairs of robotic manipulators that move from side to side under the grid. The device performs the functions of blocking players, writes New Scientist.
The system is equipped with three players who can move at speeds up to 3.7 meters per second. The system has already been tested in training by members of the Japanese women’s team. Six players trained with the robot for eight days, while some noted that such a training is different in sensations from a real game.
Interestingly, the device can imitate the playing styles of future rivals. Continue reading
The athlete must be able to fall correctly, this ability can prevent many injuries – both minor bruises and bruises, as well as more serious fractures, dislocations and subluxations, bursitis. In general, a fall is an extreme case in volleyball and applies only if the ball cannot be taken in any other way. It is not worth it to abuse frequent falls – this is not only harmful to the body, but also will not bring good results in the game.
In volleyball, you can “correctly” fall behind the ball in two ways.
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