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The height of the women’s winners FIVB Beach Volleyball in relation to specialization and court dimensions

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Author(s): GEORGE GIATSIS | MARIA TILI | ELENI ZETOU

Journal: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise
ISSN 1988-5202

Volume: 6;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 497;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: HEIGHT COMPARISON | WINNERS | STATISTICAL ANALYSIS | BLOCKERS | DEFENDERS | BEACH VOLLEY

ABSTRACT
The purpose of this paper is to record and compare the height of women’s winners in FIVB competitions in relation to their specialization and court dimensions (9×9 m and 8×8 m). The heights of 56 winners in 217 tournaments were processed. The winners were split in three groups depending on their specialization: 21 Defenders (DE), 22 Blockers (BL) and 13 without any specialization (No Specialization - NS). The average height of winners was found to be 178.8 ± 6.1cm (min= 165 cm and max=191 cm). The one way ANOVA showed that there were significant differences (F(2,53)= 20.198, p
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