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FIVB Club World Championships Venues Questioned

With the FIVB announcing that it will be Switzerland and Brazil who will share hosting duties of the Women’s and Men’s Club World Championships respectively over the next three years, things are clearly getting a bit of a shakeup.     Switzerland get their first ever role as hosts of the Club World Championships when they host the Women’s edition in October of 2013, while the Men’s edition will be heading to Brazil in the same month. Along with it being the first time that Switzerland getting the honour of hosting, it is the first time that FIVB have...

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Dealing with Volleyball Injuries the Natural Way

Like players of most action-packed sports involving short, sharp bursts of speed, people who play volleyball can often suffer from sporting injuries. Most are not season-ending or career-ending and according to the Physician and Sports Medicine journal, the majority of injured players are only out of action for four days or less. However some people still turn to forms of medication that can have negative side effects.     Patellar tendonitis is one of the most common volleyball-related injuries and accounts for four fifths of overuse injuries. It is characterized by knee pain exacerbated when the sufferer moves from...

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Increase Your Power with Proteins and Carbohydrates

Volleyball players wishing to improve their performance during games often turn their attention to increasing the size and strength of their muscles. Not only do resistance exercises and weight training help to build arm, shoulder and leg muscles allowing the execution of the variety of moves required during a game, but increased core muscle strength can help when hitting and blocking and will aid stability during play.   Stronger muscles also allow greater endurance and injury is less likely; something which can otherwise prove frustrating to players who are forced to sit out and watch as their team mates...

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Champions League: Derbies dominate Playoffs 6

The penultimate round of the 2013 CEV Volleyball Champions League, which is scheduled to take place next month, has thrown up some intriguing ties. With places at the final four up for grabs, the Playoffs 6 is never short of excitement and sees some of Europe’s top sides bid to secure their place in Istanbul and Novosibirsk, for the women’s and men’s competitions respectively.   The first legs are set to take place from February 5-7, while the return matches will be played a week later. In the men’s division, defending champions Zenit Kazan face a real test of...

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Are Pills Good For Volleyball Players?

Sports is not only one of the most popular forms of extra-curriculum activities in school and colleges these days, but it is also a major form of career taken up by many. More and more kids and youngsters these days are moving away from the world of education and ditching the corporate life to fulfill their dream of becoming an athlete and playing their favorite sports. Not only are they getting support from their parents and friends but the government and media too is hungry for young talent.   Effective Ways To Be A Fit PlayerHowever those who pursue...

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