Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Research Suggests Age Group and Player Role Effects on Physical Demands of Beach Volleyball Players

From the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine comes new research aimed at analyzing the physical and temporal characteristics of U19, U21 and senior beach volleyball players in light of players' roles as blockers and defenders and considering the quality of opposition. 

Temporal variables included duration of set, total rest time, total work time, duration of rallies and rest time between rallies.  Physical variables included the number of jumps and number of attacks by role.

Interested readers may access the full text of the article here.