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Here are the heights of some of the american team players. I don’t think any are girls. I believe all are women. I don't think they are normal - I think they are extraordinary.
Volleyball: k.Walsh – 6’3’’, may- treanor – 5’9’’, j. Kessy – 6’0”, a. Ros- 6’1”.
Basket ball: t. Catching- 6’1”, s. Cash- 6’1”, l. Whalen- 5’9”, s. Bird- 5’9”, m. Moore – 6’0”, c. Parker- 6’4”, d. Taurasi- 6’0”. ...Read more
What you are experiencing is known as exercise related transient abdominal pain.
It is a well localized pain that may occur in any region of the abdomen, but is most common in the lateral aspects of the mid abdomen.
When severe it is mostly described as a sharp or stabbing pain, and in form of cramping, aching, or pulling when less intense. ...Read more
Natural healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. It will reduce quickly. ...Read more
Very Tall: American female volleyball doubles players: k.Walsh – 6’3’’, may- treanor – 5’9’’, j. Kessy – 6’0”, a. Ros- 6’1”. I don't know the heights from 30 years ago. ...Read more
I slept wrong and my neck hurts very badly any tips on to make it feel better by tomorrow I have a volleyball game so help please?
'Stiff neck': Neck pain from improper sleeping position is very common and is usually due to either muscle spasms or malrotation of a cervical vertebrae. Initial treatment involves ice packs (although some people find more relief with heat) to the site for 20 mins 2-3 times per day to reduce inflammation and Motrin/Advil every 6-8 hours. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm about 168. I am very active with volleyball and tennis about everyday most days both. I don't eat much junk. Why can't I lose weight?
My right fingers (spiking volleyball)has become fatter than my left. Would it be permanent? If continued? Would it heal to how it looked before?
Varies: It really depends completely upon the specific nature of the cause. Could be post traumatic, or from over use, or a number of other possibilities. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Yesterday I slid at volleyball and my leg went out in front of me. I now have a pain that is on and off. I don't know what to do and it hurts?
Knee gives out: It is time to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon with an expertise in sports injuries. It sounds as if you may have a collateral ligament injury but there are numerous other ligament or tendon injuries that may be responsible. It is likely that an MRI will be required to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
I am a 31 year old male that played a lot of tennis, basketball, and volleyball from the age of 12-22. Then at age, I worked a lot, so no time to pla?
? your question?: You wrote a statement but no recognizable question. Please start over. The questions are not linked on the site. You need to give basic info and ask a specific question. ...Read more
In competitive: Volleyball, you may be required to try to save every ball that comes your way. This is why it is imperative that you wear good quality knee pads. Abrading skin off knees is very common in both sand ; standard volleyball. It is also very important to learn ; to practice good technique. ...Read more
? concussion: Symptoms of a concussion include confusion, brief loss of consciousness or orientation. Lack of memory of the events in question and for a brief time before the injury and after the injury. Lack of coordination, headaches. If you experience any of these symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on variables: This is something you should discuss with your obgyn who will understand all the contributing factors of your individual health. I have had jazzersize instructors keep teaching up to the day before delivery (and resume 2 weeks later). ...Read more