You don’t have to be Misty May-Treanor or Kerry Walsh Jennings to enjoy the game of volleyball. Volleyball is a great sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. It can be played year round as it can be played both indoors and outdoors. Aside from the pure enjoyment of the game, volleyball has many benefits.
First, it’s a fun way to burn calories. Playing 45 minutes of volleyball can burn up to 585 calories. Volleyball also improves muscle strength and tone. The activities required when playing volleyball strengthen the upper body, arms, shoulders, thighs, abdominals, and lower legs. In addition, volleyball improves hand-eye coordination, reflexes, and balance. Last but not least, volleyball teaches teamwork and communication and is a great social activity.
As with any sport there is a risk of injury when playing volleyball. Common injuries in volleyball can be grouped into two categories: overuse injuries and traumatic injuries. Some overuse injuries include rotator cuff tendonitis, elbow or wrist tendonitis, Patellar or Achilles tendonitis, and low back pain. Traumatic injuries include shoulder dislocation or separation, rotator cuff tears, wrists sprains, finger fractures, Achilles tendon tears, ligamentous injuries, torn knee cartilage, ankle sprains, muscle sprains and strains, and herniated discs.
To prevent injury, participants should:
A comprehensive volleyball training program can decrease injury and increase explosive power, jump height, stamina, and speed and agility on the court. It should include the following:
So grab a few friends and head to the beach or the gym to enjoy the many benefits of volleyball and have some fun!
I play volley ball for and half and hour every Saturday
This was helpful!!!!!
That is very helpful thank you
This is all of the reasons I have the biggest passion for volleyball. you can stay active playing and its a lot of fun! Thanks for this!
Thank you this was very helpful for a gym project. I love volleyball,too.
I want to stand out from my siblings who have good grades but aren’t athletic I have been considered to have good grades. I don’t think my grades are good enough though. I would like to know reasons why You play Volleyball. I want to be successful without someone helping me take baby steps. I am a club volleyball player. I love the sport, it is my passion. I have 3 personal reasons why I play. What are thoughtful reason you play Volleyball For?
I thought it was really interesting how the article mentioned that you can burn up to 585 calories playing just 45 minutes of volleyball! It seems like volleyball could provide a good form of exercise. Does this depend on the court size? Either way, I’d definitely consider buying an olympic volleyball and get my exercise the fun way!
I play 7 hours of volleyball every seturday and 3 every Sunday – I’m a fifth grader
I spend 12 hrs of club v-ball, 32 hrs of competitive cheer, and 2 hrs of dance a week!
I play volleyball as a sport! but I finnished Saturday 5/20/17
volleyball gives me confidence and teaches team coordinating skills.
It gives me energy and makes me active all the day in my work.
I play three times a week for 3 hrs each day.
Thia was really helpful!! Now I know that I definitely join my high school’s volleyball team.
it really helps
I like how you said that playing 45 minutes of volleyball can burn around 585 calories. This makes me want to buy an indoor volleyball net and get my family to go and play as often as possible! Not just for my benefit but for the benefit of my kids and husband as well. With how much the world seems to be moving toward a move digital age there needs to be time and room to enjoy playing sports and spending time together as a family.
I play volleyball for 2 hours every day with stopping ones or twice and I play it in my spare time.
Volley Ball is AWESOME. And everybody should know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Volleyball is amazing. I’m in club volleyball too! It’s really fun
I am very thankful for you posting this on here and you should not ever be afraid to play a sport that you would dearly enjoy thanks for showing hoe helpful that volleyball can actually be! AGAIN thanks
I have been playing v-ball for 4 years it is a very good experience for me. My family has been doing in for awhile to they say it is a good way to exercise.
I play 2 hours of volleyball every day. thanx!
Volleyball is my favourite sport and I am very competitive. I’m working on a project for school and this information was very helpful. Thank you!
I used this to convince my mom to play volleyball at school
i love volleyball i have seen is sense i was like 5 yrs old and know that i’m older i play and its a fun sport “helpful”
I’m on a high school volleyball team. I Practice for two hours from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday’s, I practice for at least five hours. With short breaks in between each hour. This was very helpful for my younger sister who also have a passion for volleyball and one that keeps growing.
I love playing volleyball. It has lots of benefits for the body and it is very fun to play especially when you play with your friends! Thanks for sharing this.
i love to play ah its sooooooo FUN
This is so helpful thank you very much now I know more things about volleyball I can’t wait to start volleyball over the summer and I LOVE VOLLYBALL SO MUCH
I found this really interesting and helpful. Hopefully Ryan and Noah will play volleyball with us Saturday!!
will i love soccer so much i made club of soccer players
Yes me too <3 VOLLEYBALL is awesome if you want we can call or talk at 469-450-9527. We could start a VOLLEYBALL club.
If you call say you are one of my best freinds and you want to talk about VOLLEYBALL!!!!
I am 13 years old! and i am in 8th grade..
Thank you so much this was very helpful
Thanks for all these explaination on volleyball.
I want to know more on how to develop volleyball court and it cost Price.
I play volleyball for high school as an 8th grader at walton verona middle scchool and it is the best I’m an outside hitter and its the best if you get good sets most of the time there good sets and if there not most of the time my hits dont go over if its a bad set but if its a good set they go over and we get the point
Basketball is way better.