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Description:This image depicts two young men on a volleyball court, who were playing a casual one-on-one game. The man at right, wearing a bright blue shirt, was captured as he was about to spike the ball over the net, while the man at left, wearing his darkly-colored top, was setting up, getting ready to defend the oncoming speeding ball. Being that this was an outdoor game, sunscreen had been applied to their sun-exposed skin. Hopefully, they’d packed, or had access to some drinking water, which would keep them hydrated in the heat.
“Be sure to wear knee and elbow pads when you're playing on a hard court to protect you when you dive for the ball. When you go up for the ball, try landing on the balls of your feet with your knees bent and your hips lowered a little. Also, warm up and stretch before you play, and take off any jewelry.”

“Communicate with your teammates while you're playing to keep from running into each other. Make sure everyone on the team knows to "call" the ball by saying "got it" or "mine" if they plan to go for it.”

“If you're playing outside, find a soft court made of sand or grass, and clean up any sharp objects that you see. Be sure that there aren't any trees or basketball hoops in your way. And, wear sunscreen and always drink plenty of water. If you're playing inside, the court should be made of wood.”

“If your volleyball net is held up by wires, make sure they are covered with soft materials. That way you won't get hurt if you accidentally jump or run into the net.”

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Amanda Mills
Creation Date:2011
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills
Links:CDC – Body and Mind (BAM): Volleyball Activity Card
CDC - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity; Physical Activity for Everyone: How much physical activity do adults need?
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Therapeutics
Exercise Movement Techniques
Exercise
Anatomy
Fluids and Secretions
Body Fluids
Body Water
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Human Activities
Exercise
Leisure Activities
Recreation
Sports
Biological Sciences
Biochemical Phenomena, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Biochemical Phenomena
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Water Loss, Insensible
Digestive, Oral, and Skin Physiology
Skin Physiology
Skin Pigmentation
Sweating
Environment and Public Health
Environment
Water
Fresh Water
Public Health
Environmental Microbiology
Water Microbiology
Environmental Pollution
Water Pollution
Water Pollution, Chemical
Water Pollution, Radioactive
Musculoskeletal, Neural, and Ocular Physiology
Musculoskeletal Physiology
Musculoskeletal Physiologic Phenomena
Physical Endurance
Musculoskeletal Physiologic Processes
Exertion
Exercise
Physiological Processes
Homeostasis
Water-Electrolyte Balance
Water Loss, Insensible
Chemicals and Drugs
Chemical Actions and Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protective Agents
Radiation-Protective Agents
Sunscreening Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Dermatologic Agents
Sunscreening Agents
Specialty Uses of Chemicals
Cosmetics
Sunscreening Agents
Protective Agents
Radiation-Protective Agents
Sunscreening Agents
Toxic Actions
Environmental Pollutants
Water Pollutants
Water Pollutants, Chemical
Water Pollutants, Radioactive
Complex Mixtures
Radioactive Pollutants
Dermatologic Agents
Sunscreening Agents
Inorganic Chemicals
Hydroxides
Water
Oxygen Compounds
Oxides
Water
Diseases
Disorders of Environmental Origin
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Tennis Elbow
Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma
Carcinoma, Skin Appendage
Neoplasms, Adnexal and Skin Appendage
Carcinoma, Skin Appendage
Nevi and Melanomas
Melanoma
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Water Intoxication
Psychiatry and Psychology
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Motivation
Water Deprivation
Technology and Food and Beverages
Food and Beverages
Beverages
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