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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2024.060302.

Technical Analysis of Volleyball Athletes' Blocking at Different Knee Take-off Angles


Shuai Geng

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Shuai Geng

Sichuan Minzu College, Kangding, Sichuan, 626001, China


An experimental study on the kinematics of volleyball athletes' lower limbs during blocking has shown significant differences in the buffer and immobilization phase (p=0.008‹0.01) and the impact of pedal-stretch duration, both showing significant differences (p‹0.01). Besides, consistent differences were also observed in the time spent in the aerial, the velocity at takeoff, and the height achieved, indicating that the initial speed (takeoff velocity) determines the height of the take-off and the duration of the aerial. Throughout the movement, the hip plays a crucial pivotal role, highlighting the importance of strengthening hip exercises for maintaining the stability of hip joint. Moreover, reinforcing the exercises of force and flexibility of the knee and ankle joints is essential. Analyzing volleyball athletes' blocking techniques can not only enhance training efficacy and refine technical movements but also provide a reference for injury prevention.


Volleyball; Blocking; Kinematics; Knee Joint

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Shuai Geng. Technical Analysis of Volleyball Athletes' Blocking at Different Knee Take-off Angles. Frontiers in Sport Research (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 3: 7-17. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2024.060302.


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