Safety Tips: Volleyballenteenshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/T-volleyballSafeTips-enHD-AR1.jpgFollowing these tips can help protect you from injuries while playing volleyball.volleyball, safety, sports, sports safety, safety tips, sports injuries06/02/201503/19/201903/19/2019Amy W. Anzilotti, MD03/18/20196f9eecae-5009-461c-9631-059a3cfd01fehttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/safety-volleyball.html/<p>Volleyball is among the safest sports out there, but injuries can happen. To keep things as safe as possible while playing volleyball, follow these tips.</p> <h3>Safe Volleyball Gear</h3> <p>Use the right gear:</p> <ul class="kh_longline_list"> <li>Knee pads to protect the knees when sliding or falling.&nbsp;</li> <li>Padded shorts to protect the hips when diving for a ball.&nbsp;</li> <li>Other pads and braces such as elbow or forearm pads, ankle or wrist braces, or thumb splints.</li> <li>Volleyball shoes for good traction on gym floors and extra padding for comfort.&nbsp;</li> <li>Mouthguards to protect the teeth, lips, cheeks, and tongue.&nbsp;</li> <li>Prescription goggles for players who wear glasses and shatterproof sunglasses when playing outside.</li> <li>Athletic supporters for guys and sports bras for girls for support and comfort.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <h3>Safe Volleyball Training</h3> <p>To prevent injuries during training, players should:</p> <ul class="kh_longline_list"> <li>Get a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/sports-physicals.html/">sports physical</a> before starting any training program.</li> <li>Be in good shape before playing volleyball.</li> <li>Always warm up and <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/stretching.html/">stretch</a> before practice and matches.</li> <li>Use proper technique. If there are concerns about technique, a trained instructor can help.</li> <li>Stop training if they get injured or feel pain. They need to get checked by an athletic trainer, coach, doctor, or nurse before going back on the court.</li> <li>Play different sports throughout the year to prevent <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/repetitive-stress-sports.html/">overuse injuries</a>.</li> </ul>Consejos de seguridad: el voleibolEl voleibol se encuentra entre los deportes más seguros que existen, pero pueden ocurrir lesiones. Para mantenerte seguro mientras juegas a voleibol, sigue estos consejos. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/teens/safety-volleyball-esp.html/fd4f906c-74fa-4cbf-baa6-05931cbc8138
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Sports CenterThis site has tips on things like preparing for a new season, handling sports pressure, staying motivated, and dealing with injuries.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/center/sports-center.html/c6fa6931-7439-4e86-9613-99545f761388
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