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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C

A study on common injuries in the game of volleyball


Author(s): Dr. Keshava Murthy T

Abstract:
Top most position acquired in the field of competitive game as per the spectators concern that is soccer. Second position grasp in the game of volleyball at International level has one of the highest participation rates in worldwide, including both indoor and beach volleyball. It is one of the unique team sports that has evolved into two distinct Olympic events–indoor and beach. Although injury patterns differ between indoor and beach volleyball, there are similar injuries commonly seen between the two sports. Overall, overuse injuries are more common than acute injuries, because of the amount of repetition, improper technique, and type of playing surface. Overuse conditions of the knee, shoulder and lower back are not unusual in volleyball. Volleyball players repeatedly use their shoulders for spiking and blocking, overuse of injuries of the shoulder are common. Sprains and strains, most often around ankle, also occur. Finger injuries (phalanges), such as dislocations and tendon tears, frequently occur during setting and blocking in the game of volleyball. The researcher has the experience of more than 30 years in the game of volleyball, as a player, as a coach for the Mangalore University. Hence, investigator would like to educate the present and future players about the common injuries in the game of volleyball.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Keshava Murthy T. A study on common injuries in the game of volleyball. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(1): 148-150.
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