Iranian Journal of Health and Physical Activity, Volume (2), No (2), Year (2011-8) , Pages (37-42)

Title : ( The Comparison of Sport Injuries in Different Parts of the Body of Elite Male Volleyball Players )

Authors: Ahmad Ebrahimi Atri , abbas malandish , malihe ramezani ,

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The purpose of this study was to compare sport injuries occurring in various parts of the body of elite male volleyball players participating in sport Olympiad of Iran universities. This study was descriptive and the statistical society consisted of elite male volleyball players participating in sport Olympiad. The subjects consisted of 72 elite athletes with average age (24.61±2.28 yr), height (167.27±6.61 cm), weight (58.17±6.03 kg) and history of volleyball activities (8.43±2.98 yr). Data of occurred injuries in the above mentioned tournament were recorded by Fuller et al questionnaire. Data were analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics (p≤0.05) using SPSS-16 software (Chi – square test). Based on the results obtained in both training and match time, a significant correlation was observed between the kind of sport injuries and different parts of body (K2= 727.06, p = 0.001). The most vulnerable parts of body were upper limb (37.5%), and the most prevalent injuries were tendomuscular (45.7%). The most common injury was muscle spasms, (17.8%) overall and hand fingers (12.6%) were the most vulnerable parts of body. Thus, volleyball is so much superior risk professional volleyball players of tendomuscular injuries especially in upper limbs; such as fingers, knee and ankle injuries. Therefore, coaches and athletes should consider special training programs to strengthen the muscles of the body parts.

Keywords

, Sport injury, Volleyball, Upper limb, Lower
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@article{paperid:1025365,
author = {Ebrahimi Atri, Ahmad and Malandish, Abbas and Ramezani, Malihe},
title = {The Comparison of Sport Injuries in Different Parts of the Body of Elite Male Volleyball Players},
journal = {Iranian Journal of Health and Physical Activity},
year = {2011},
volume = {2},
number = {2},
month = {August},
issn = {2008-9503},
pages = {37--42},
numpages = {5},
keywords = {Sport injury; Volleyball; Upper limb; Lower limb.},
}

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%T The Comparison of Sport Injuries in Different Parts of the Body of Elite Male Volleyball Players
%A Ebrahimi Atri, Ahmad
%A Malandish, Abbas
%A Ramezani, Malihe
%J Iranian Journal of Health and Physical Activity
%@ 2008-9503
%D 2011

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