CLASSIFICATION IN SITTING VOLLEYBALL
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Sitting volleyball athletes may be amputees or have loss of muscular strength or flexibility in a joint.
Being unable to stand is not a requirement for playing sitting volleyball.
There are two sport classes depending on the severity and impact on the core functions in sitting volleyball: VS1 and VS2 (less impaired).
Impairments can be either upper or lower limb, or both.
Teams can have up to two VS2 on the roster.
ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES
Impaired muscle power
Impaired passive range of movement
Leg length difference