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
Back Pain is a common volleyball injury in which particularly sensitive part is lumbar spine. Lumbar spine consists of five vertebrae, vertebral discs, ligaments and muscles. It provides strength and agility of the body. Loin backbone establishes connection between the legs and part of the body above the pelvis.
Symptoms: absence of extension, flexion and rotation.
Mechanisms: unbalanced technical jumps and drops, back muscle weakness, fatigue.
1. Quality and adequate preparation:
- a medical examination before the start of season,
- testing 4-6 weeks before the start of season,
- various training,
- individual approach to the exercise selection,
- previous preparation and preventive care are obliged to exercise power, Continue Reading
With inclusion in the program of Olympic games, volleyball gets more important as a competitive sport with the increasing number of athletes in particular and the length of training. Therefore, the number of injuries are increasing. Many of these injuries can be avoided by good training organization.
Coaches and volleyball players are required to know the types of injuries, the main causes of injury, injury mechanisms and procedures after the injury, because they usually happen to them and they are the first who can help themselves and others.
Volleyball is a fun game where relaxation and imagination can lead to sudden movements, uncomfortable positions and downs that may cause injury. Continue Reading
This is an example of first volleyball camp training. The training sessions at volleyball camps are different, but I will give you an insight into how training session could look like.
Training 1 (6pm – 7pm)
1. Warming up and stretching (15 minutes)
2. Jogging (7 minutes)
3. Football 2×12 (25 minutes)
Why should you attend volleyball camp?
Volleyball Camps give you intensive training sessions that will improve your skills – no matter what your ability level. Volleyball Camps attract many of the most respected volleyball coaches in the country. This program is open to all players that like to play volleyball. At camps players master the fundamentals, develop strength, technique, agility and gain game play experience. Every single aspect of the game is explained and demonstrated, giving players a solid skill foundation to build upon in their clubs of high school level.