Aluizio Otávio Gouvêa Ferreira Oliveira1,2,3, Luís Miguel Teixeira Vaz1,4, Júlio Cesar Pastore1,5, Paulo Vicente João1,4

1University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Department of Sports Sciences, Vila Real, Portugal
2Faculty of Communication Technology and Tourism Olinda (FACOTTUR), Department of Sports Sciences, Olinda, Brazil
3University Mauricio de Nassau (UNINASSAU), Department of Sports Sciences, Caruaru, Brazil
4University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Research Center in Sport Sciences, Health and Human Development (CIDESD), Vila Real, Portugal
5University Estácio de Sá (Unesa), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Discriminate Scoring Skills and Non-Scoring Skills According to Results in the Brazilian Men’s Volleyball SuperLeague

Monten. J. Sports Sci. Med. 2018, 7(1), 73-79 | DOI: 10.26773/mjssm.180310


This study analysed the Brazilian SuperLeague Men’s Volleyball 2011/2012 season and 2012/2013 season, in an attempt to identify the game-related factors allowing the determination of winning and losing teams. All games (n=294) of the Brazilian SuperLeague Men’s Volleyball 2011/2012 season and 2012/2013 season were analysed. In the 2011/2012 season, the Total Set Actions (TSETA) and Total Points Made (TPM) were factors that determined the game result as a defeat. The factor that determined the victory was the Total Attack Actions (TAA). In the 2012/2013 season, the factors Total Serve Actions (TSA) and Total Set Actions (TSETA) generated victory, and the factors that led to defeat were the TPM and TAA. The scoring skill (TPM) determined the final game result but surprisingly is associated with the defeat and the TSA with victory. The scoring skill (TAA) determining the result of the game was probably associated with victory in the 2011/2012 season and defeat in the 2012/2013 season. The non-scoring skill TSETA determined the result of the game, and this may be associated with defeat in the 2011/2012 season and the victory in the 2012/2013 season.


Match Analysis, Statistics Related-Gaming, Scoring Skill, Non-Scoring Skill and Volleyball

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