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The precise answer is: •Traipses, calf, biceps, trapezius, anterior deltoids, posterior deltoids, pectorals, hip, and quadriceps are the primary muscles used in volleyball.

There are a variety of muscles used to play volleyball. There are several different types of actions in volleyball that use different musclesin different ways. Serving- If you are serving from the ground (not jumping) then the muscles used are the bicep tricep and shoulder muscles. You also use the muscles in your forearm and wrist as well as some support from the abdomen. If you add a jump (jump serve) then you would include all of the major muscles groups in the lower body, Gluts, Calves, Hamstrings and Quads. Hitting/Spiking/Blocking- You use several different muscles here as well for the arm motions you use the same muscles as you would for serving. Except for here you use the midsection as well. The leg portion uses the major muscle groups Passing/Setting- The power from setting comes from the shoulders wrists and legs- Specifically the calves in the legs. Passing uses the shoulders and the legs specifically the quads. IF this question is asking what muscles are used so I can build up strength in the most important ones then the answer is this- The quads, shoulder muscles, pectorals and the Abdomen are places I would focus on. The higher you can jump the better volleyball player you will be. Most people use weight training and plyometrics to build their lower body.

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