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Athletic Training

Volleyball

04/11/2007

Question:

How is volleyball beneficial to the body?

Answer:

Volleyball can have many positive effects on the body.  Some benefits would be the same as with most forms of exercise, such as an increase in cardiovascular fitness.  Because it is a weight bearing sport, it would also benefit bones and joints.  Many people also enjoy playing sports as a boost to the body's emotional state.  There are many benefits of participating volleyball and other sports. 

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Jamie   Birkelo, MA, ATC Jamie Birkelo, MA, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Department of Athletics
Instructor
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University