Control de la musculatura flexo-extensora de la rodilla en jugadoras de voleibol de alto nivel

  1. Juan José Molina Martín 1
  2. David Rodríguez Ruiz 2
  3. Ignacio Diez Vega 3
  4. Adam L. Kelly 4
  5. Sergio Jiménez Saiz 5
  1. 1 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Madrid, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, España


  3. 3 Universidad de León

    Universidad de León

    León, España


  4. 4 Birmingham City University

    Birmingham City University

    Birmingham, Reino Unido


  5. 5 Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

    Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

    Madrid, España


Journal: Revista de Ciencias del Deporte

ISSN: 1885-7019

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Pages: 221-232

Type: Article

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The aim of this study was to describe, through TMG, the changes produced in the mechanical characteristics of the musculature responsible for the flexo-extension of the knee joint: before and after a training period, in highly competitive female volleyball players. The sample studied was included 16 female volleyball players (age 20,3 ± 1,7 years; weight: 67,75 ± 9,13 kg.; height: 178,2 ± 7,1 cm.; BMI: 21,41 ± 1,75 kg/m2) from two Spanish Super-league teams. The results show clear differences in the pre-post values of all parameters: Jump Height, Normalized response speed (Vrn), Maximum radial displacement of the muscle belly (Dm), Delay Time (Td), Sustain Time (Ts), and Relaxation Time (Tr). The Vrn values of VL (p=<0.001; ES=1.11) were statistically significant, and a statistical trend can bewas also seen in the Vm values of RF (p=0.117; ES=0.69). We can conclude that TMG is sensitive enough to detect changes in the knee musculature of high-performance female volleyball players after a season training period. Keywords: Tensiomyography, Volleyball, Muscle response, Jump

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