Table 2. Descriptive statistics of temporal and physical variables according to quality of opposition. Data are means (±SD).
Variable U19 U21 Senior
BAL(n = 18) MODBAL(n = 6) UNBAL(n = 6) BAL(n = 14) MODBAL(n = 6) UNBAL(n = 4) BAL(n = 18) MODBAL(n = 14) UNBAL(n = 08)
Temporal variables Duration of set(min:sec) 16:17(02:04) 17:02(03:10) 15:20(02:09) 19:35(02:28) 15:36(02:20) 18:12(03:31) 20:09(01:48) 17:47(02:36) 16:52(01:36)
Total rest time(min:sec) 11:30(01:25) 12:20(02:28) 10:50(01:56) 14:33(02:15) 12:11(03:06) 13:08(02:58) 15:01(01:34) 12:35(02:01) 12:17(01:06)
Total work time(min:sec) 04:46(00:53) 04:42(00:59) 04:29(00:29) 05:01(00:26) 04:40(00:53) 05:04(00:38) 05:07(00:27) 05:12(00:41) 04:35(00:32)
Duration of rallies(min:sec) 00:08(00:01) 00:07(00:01) 00:08(00:00) 00:07(00:01) 00:08(00:01) 00:07(00:01) 00:08(00:01) 00:08(00:01) 00:07(00:01)
Rest time betweenrallies (min:sec) 00:19(00:01) 00:21(00:01) 00:25(00:07) 00:20(00:02) 00:21(00:02) 00:18(00:01) 00:23(00:02) 00:19(00:02) 00:20(00:01)
Number of rallies(points) 36.3(4.2) 36.7(5.6) 33.5(2.9) 40.1(4.7) 34.4(3.8) 39.5(3.1) 38.1(2.0) 36.6(3.5) 36.0(2.8)
Physical variables Number of jumpsdone by defender 33.7(12.0) 40.8(10.8) 37.2(7.4) 42.6(13.0) 35.2(7.7) 46.5(23.8) 47.7(8.5) 44.6(6.8) 43.5(9.3)
Number of jumpsdone by blocker 65.3(18.8) 49.2(14.0) 54.8(16.0) 65.2(10.1) 69.0(20.5) 54.5(7.0) 66.4(8.3) 67.1(11.8) 67.1(13.0)
Total numberof jumps 99.0(20.9) 90.0(20.6) 92.0(14.8) 107.8(11.9) 104.2(24.1) 101.0(30.0) 114.1(8.3) 111.7(13.1) 110.6(15.0)
Number of hitsdone by defender 38.3(9.4) 39.3(8.8) 37.3(7.8) 45.3(12.5) 38.8(10.7) 44.3(9.9) 43.9(7.5) 43.4(6.8) 41.5(10.5)
Number of hitsdone by blocker 43.3(10.6) 34.3(6.6) 34.3(6.1) 39.5(10.7) 40.0(11.5) 35.3(5.4) 39.9(6.7) 38.8(9.0) 35.6(7.8)
Total numberof hits 81.6(11.2) 73.7(10.0) 71.7(8.6) 84.8(9.4) 78.8(15.9) 79.5(13.7) 83.8(6.4) 82.2(9.0) 77.1(9.5)
BAL: Balanced, MODBAL: Moderate balanced, UNBAL: Unbalanced