Landing techniques in volleyball.

  title={Landing techniques in volleyball.},
  author={Roberto Lobietti and Simon Coleman and Eduardo Pizzichillo and Franco Merni},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  volume={28 13},
Knee injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament lesions and patellar tendonitis are very frequent in volleyball, and are often attributed to micro traumas that occur during the landing phase of airborne actions. The aim of the present study was to compare different jumping activities during official men's and women's volleyball games. Twelve top-level matches from the Italian men's and women's professional leagues were analysed. The jumps performed during the games were classified according to… CONTINUE READING