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Aluizio Otávio Gouvêa Ferreira Oliveira1, Natalia Valladares2, Luís Miguel Teixeira Vaz3, Paulo Vicente João3

1University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Department of Sports Sciences, Vila Real, Portugal; Faculty of Communication Technology and Tourism Olinda, Department of Sports Sciences, Olinda, Brazil; Faculty Writer Osman Lins, Department of Sports Sciences, Vitória de Santo Antão, Brazil
2University of León, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, León, Spain
3University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Department of Sports Sciences, Vila Real, Portugal; University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Research Center in Sport Sciences, Health and Human Development, Vila Real, Portugal

Evaluation of Scoring Skills and Non Scoring Skills in the Brazilian SuperLeague Women’s Volleyball

Abstract

This study analyzed all the games (n=253) from the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 Seasons of Brazilian SuperLeague Women’s Volleyball, to identify the game-related factors that discriminate in favor of winning and losing teams. In the 2011/2012 Season, the Total Shares Setting (TAL) and Total Points Attack (TPA) were factors that discriminated in favor of a defeat. The factors that determined the victory were the Total Shares Serve (TAS), Total Shares Defense (TAD), Total Shares Reception (TAR) and Total Defense Excellent (TDE). In the 2012/2013 Season, the factor (TAD) most often discriminated in favor of victory and the factor that led to defeat was the Total Points Made (TPF). The scoring skills (TPA) and (TPF) discriminated against the final outcome of the game, but surprisingly are associated with defeat and the (TAS) supposed to victory. The non-scoring skills (TAD), (TAR) and (TDE) discriminate the end result of the game and this may be associated with the victory. The non-scoring skill (TAL) determines the outcome of the game and is supposedly associated with the defeat.

Keywords

Match Analysis, Statistics Related-Gaming and Volleyball

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