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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Rotary cuff injuries
Rotational cuff injuries Along with the tendons of the rotational cuff, in the supraspinatal "exit" there is a subacromial sac, which on top borders two ligaments - medial-acromial and beak-acromial.…

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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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Volleyball as a sport and a means of physical education (part 2)

The complex nature of competitive gaming, for example, in volleyball, creates constantly changing conditions, makes it necessary to assess the situation and choose actions, as a rule, in conditions of limited time. An important factor is that the athlete has a wide arsenal of technical and tactical tools that would make it possible to optimize strategies that ensure the effectiveness of the team’s actions to achieve results in conflict situations.

An important feature of sports games is a large number of competitive actions – game techniques. The need to perform these techniques repeatedly in the process of competitive activity (in one meeting, a series of meetings) to achieve a sports result (winning a meeting, competition) determines the requirement of reliability, stability skills, etc. Continue reading

Ankle injury

Ankle injury in volleyball is the most common – almost half of the total number of injuries. Most often, such an injury occurs when landing after a jump, and on the foot of another player, often on the opponent’s foot, although such injury is much less common in beach volleyball. The reason for this, many experts call a smaller number of players on the court and sand instead of hard surface. Ankle injury in volleyball is most likely a sprain, and this is an acute injury.

Ankle sprains
The largest number of ankle sprains is a sprain of the lateral ligaments, and two ligaments are injured at once – the anterior talon-fibular and calcaneal fibular. Continue reading

HOW TO CHOOSE A VOLLEYBALL NET

Modern volleyball nets are made according to the “no-knot” technology, from synthetic fiber (usually polypropylene) in a special way woven into durable threads. By the way, the thicker the thread – the more quality the mesh is considered. It also depends on the thickness of the threads how long the network will serve you. Typically, the thickness of the filaments forming a volleyball net is from 1.2 to 4.2 mm. According to the FIVB rules, volleyball nets must have a steel or kevelar cable of lower tension of 6-8 cords of lateral fastening.

The nets used for amateur volleyball or training, of course, do not necessarily meet the requirements of the FIVB – in such cases there are 4-cord side mounts, and the lower tension cable has less strength. 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…

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Volleyball as a means of developing the physical qualities of university students
Physical education in a higher educational institution is a particularly significant part of the educational process, which has a positive effect on the general condition of the student’s body as…

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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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HISTORY OF VOLLEYBALL IN THE USSR
Volleyball in the USSR began to develop after the Great October Socialist Revolution. His enthusiasts and propagandists were students of art universities and art workers. In 1925, at the initiative…

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