The effect of 8 weeks of block and traditional periodization training models on practical factors in volleyball players

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Mohammad Javad Tavakkoli
Mahdi Abbaspoor
Rohollah Nikooie


The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of 8 weeks of traditional and block periodization training models on practical factors in volleyball players. 13 male volleyball players (mean ± SD; age: 17 ± 0.70 years; body mass: 68 ± 12.13 kg; stature: 181 ± 17.13; BMI: 20 ± 3.03) from the same team were divided in two groups (BP: 6; TP: 7). The subjects performed 3 training sessions in volleyball court per week for 8 weeks. The subjects implemented 3 testing stages (before starting, mid and after 8 weeks) including Vertical Jump, Illinois, Pro-agility and T Agility Tests, Shuttle run 300-yard, Side jumps in 60 second and, finally, Hand grip. Between-group changes were assessed using repeated measure analysis. There were not significant differences between group-time interaction effect, in Vertical jump (p ˃ .05), Agility time (p ˃ .05), Power endurance (p ˃ .05) and Special aerobic endurance (p ˃ .05). This means that there were not significant differences between the groups in improving practical training factors; but Time effect was significant (p ˂ .05). In addition, Block periodization showed higher means in the strength of arm and forearm at the end of protocol.

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Tavakkoli, M. J., Abbaspoor, M., & Nikooie, R. (2022). The effect of 8 weeks of block and traditional periodization training models on practical factors in volleyball players. Scientific Journal of Sport and Performance, 1(2), 83–93.
Performance Analysis of Sport and Physical Conditioning
Author Biographies

Mahdi Abbaspoor, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman

Department of Exercise Physiology. Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences.

Rohollah Nikooie, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman

Department of Exercise Physiology. Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences.


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