Anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of male volleyball players.

@article{Viitasalo1982AnthropometricAP,
  title={Anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of male volleyball players.},
  author={Jukka H. T. Viitasalo},
  journal={Canadian journal of applied sport sciences. Journal canadien des sciences appliquees au sport},
  year={1982},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={182-8}
}
Fourteen Finnish and ten Russian elite male volleyball players were studied for their anthropometric dimensions, maximal isometric trunk extension and flexion, leg extension strength and vertical jumping height. In addition, the height of rise of the body centre of gravity h (C.G.), and the height of the hand and ball were analyzed from a video tape in spike and block jumps taken during actual competition. The two teams were found to differ significantly in the h (C.G.) during a vertical… CONTINUE READING

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