The other side of the sport is volleyball injuries
Injuries in volleyball are not so common compared to other team games, such as football or hockey. This is primarily due to the fact that volleyball is a non-contact sport – players rarely contact each other. On the other hand, if we compare volleyball with other non-contact sports (gymnastics, skiing, tennis), then in this case it can be called quite traumatic.
Localization of injuries in volleyball
Specialists conducted a study of injuries when playing volleyball for some rather long period of time. If we neglect the error, we can distinguish a clear trend. Most often, volleyball players injure the ankle, in second place – an injury to the fingers and hands, complete a series of injuries to the knees and shoulders. Continue reading
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 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. Continue reading