Volleyball: Sport or Science?


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The Physics of Volleyball by Elisa Velasquez

 Player 1 passes the ball to the setter, the setter pushes the ball up to set to the outside hitter and the outside hitter does her approach and  spikes the ball down with all her force. You may think this is just a volleyball game but really there is a lot of science happening. The purpose of this page is to explain the physics behind volleyball.