Relationship Between Maximum Aerobic Speed Performance and Volleyball Game Motor Power-Explosive Abilities

Keywords: male, volleyball, elite, maximal aerobic speed, motor abilities, explosiveness

Abstract

Purpose. This study aims to estimate the relevant maximum aerobic speed performance and its relationship with volleyball game motor power-explosive abilities. Shown in rugby and soccer science literature, maximal aerobic speed is considered as a critical factor for improving the athlete’s ability to recover from high-intensity and fatiguing actions. 

Materials and methods. To achieve this goal, we categorised the motor abilities (vertical jump, spike approach, block jump, 20-meter sprint, T-Test (agility) and standing triple jump) results of 60 elite male players (age 23 ± 1.56 with playing experience up to 5 years in the Oran elite leagues). We based ourselves on their MAS results in two levels (+ or – 4 m/s) in 1200 m Shuttle Test as a valuable test to measure player maximal aerobic speed profile. 

Results. Our results approved the performance level of maximal aerobic speed archived at up to 4 (m/s) as the enhanced level directly related to notable levels of players’ motor abilities studied in the present study. 

Conclusions. Our protocol of maximum aerobic speed performance confirmed level 4 (m/s) as the relevant MAS level positively related to motor abilities components such as agility, balance, coordination, power, reaction, and speed, contrary to its lows.

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Author Biographies

Mohammed Zerf, University Abdel Hamid Ibn Badis

Institute of Physical Education and Sports
Avenue Hamadou Hossine
Mostaganem, Algeria
biomeca.zerf@outlook.com

Mohamed Hadjar Kherfane, University Abdel Hamid Ibn Badis

Institute of Physical Education and Sports
Avenue Hamadou Hossine
Mostaganem, Algeria
mohadjar@hotmail.com

Kamel Kohli, University Abdel Hamid Ibn Badis

Institute of Physical Education and Sports
Avenue Hamadou Hossine
Mostaganem, Algeria
kamel.76@live.com

Lakhdar Louglaib, University Abdel Hamid Ibn Badis

Institute of Physical Education and Sports 
Avenue Hamadou Hossine
Mostaganem, Algeria
lakhdar.louglaib@univ-mosta.dz

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Published
2019-12-25
How to Cite
Zerf, M., Hadjar Kherfane, M., Kohli, K., & Louglaib, L. (2019). Relationship Between Maximum Aerobic Speed Performance and Volleyball Game Motor Power-Explosive Abilities. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 19(4), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.17309/tmfv.2019.4.03
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Fundamentals of Sports Training