Injury & Medical Advice of Beach Volleyball

Many volleyball injuries can be prevented by following proper training guidelines and these tips:

  • Use proper strength training techniques for the lower back, shoulders, and legs
  • Use an external ankle support, such as an ankle brace or taping, to prevent the ankle from rolling over, especially if you have had a prior sprain
  • Minimize the amount of jump training on hard surfaces
  • Warm up muscles with stretching and light aerobic exercises
  • Be sure to properly cool down after practice
  • If you are having pain, visit your doctor and follow instructions for treatment
  • The athlete should return to play only when clearance is granted by a health care professional