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What are the benefits of playing volleyball?

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There are many benefits of playing volleyball, both physically and mentally, as it is a fun way to burn calories, it is a sport that exercises many parts of the body and it allows players to develop skills to work well with others. Volleyball also improves balance, hand-eye coordination and reflexes. A volleyball player can burn approximately 585 calories in about 45 minutes of playing time, as noted by Athletico Physical Therapy.

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Although volleyball can be played one on one, it is better played with several players on each side, requiring players to work well as a team. The physical skills players can develop playing volleyball include muscle development of the lower legs, thighs, abdominals, shoulders, arms and upper body.

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