Elbow joint connects three bones (Humerus, Ulna, Radius), muscles, ligaments, and links. The elbow joint must have a certain mobility and strength. There are three types of elbow injuries that can happen in volleyball: tennis elbow, golfers elbow and throwers elbow. Volleyball players during training use different throws and movements that are similar to these sports, while serving and spike have similar kinematic structure.
Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the extensor muscles with external epikondilom. These are the long muscles on the outer side of the forearm that help to open up and correct the hand and wrist. Continue Reading