The actions of volleyball are a complex combination of strength, power, agility, and finesse. Each of these components is comprised of complex, small movements, the summations of which are synchronized acts of striking the volleyball in a desired fashion. The volleyball spike is a perfect example of this and, when executed correctly, is one of the most exciting shots in the game.
Coleman et al. (1993) indicated that the volleyball jump spike can be divided into the following six phases: approach; plant; takeoff; flight; the hitting action; and landing and recovery.
Analyzing the movement of spiking a volleyball. This presentation breaks down the movement into four phases and then explores the areas of Kinesiology by showing what all is invloved in a spike: muscles, joints, planes, levers and more.
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between spike jump (SPJ) height and countermovement jump (CMJ) height or index of a repeated rebound jump (RJ) in female college volleyball players...
This directly links to the act of spiking through the way that the player will quickly snap their wrist in a fast motion slightly in front of their body. Second Law: The rate of change of momentum of a body is proportional to the force causing it and the change takes place in the direction in which the force acts.
A volleyball spike or attack is the strategy used to send the ball over the net to the opponent in such a manner that ball is not returnable. The spike is performed by moving the arm in a way such that you angle the ball to land on the ground of your opponent's side of the court. Usually a spike is hit with great force at a downward angle.
This motion occurs in the sagittal plane among the frontal axis. The mechanical objective of the volleyball spike is to demonstrate advanced, form and control when combining and altering movement skills to generate the greatest possible force, accuracy, control, and consistency in each hit.
The analysis of the volleyball spike will follow a quantitative approach that will ideally improve an individual’s execution of the skill. Newtons laws in the Vertical Jump There are several principles that are relevant in analysing the preparation phase of the volleyball spike in order to maximize the power and speed.