- A good conditioning program with equal components of strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and stretching exercises will ensure the player is ready for the rigors of competitive volleyball play.
- Wearing proper footwear with good support and cushioning will also help keep the joints healthy for continued play.
- A strong core and good base will reduce the chances that the player will develop lower body injuries.
- A good stretching program will ensure the muscles are flexible enough to meet the demands of competitive play. It will also help keep the muscles from becoming tight and stiff, reducing chronic injuries.
Injury Prevention Strategies
Proper training, good overall conditioning, and playing on well maintained surfaces will help reduce the overall incidence of injury.