Identification of a effective cooperation model in the game positioning in a volleyball game

Leszek Mazur


Purpose: The paper is aimed at identification of a model which shows the effective cooperation in the game positioning (exactly in receiving-passing the ball) in a volleyball game.

Design/methodology/approach: The original research method is used in this thesis which is called pragmatic unique case study. The research is aimed at observation USA team playing volleyball during The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016.

 Findings: There is a cooperation model in receiving and passing the ball among USA volleyball team players found, based on the observation. There are also other cooperation models used by teams.                    

Research and practical limitations/implications: Based in the research I can tell that there are different models of cooperation in the game positioning in volleyball. The teams which are the most effective use different models of cooperation while playing.                    

Originality/value: The paper is original and leads to think about the identification of the process of cooperation in team games. More research in this field is recommended.


volleyball; cooperation; model; game positioning; reception

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