13 Best Girls' Volleyball Shorts

List Updated September 2020

Bestselling Girls' Volleyball Shorts in 2020


Mizuno Vortex Volleyball Short, Black, Small

Mizuno Vortex Volleyball Short, Black, Small
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • Low Rise
  • 4" inseam
  • Mizuno DryLite technology for rapid evaporation and comfort
  • Tagless care label
  • 88% Mizuno DryLite Microfiber Polyester with 12% Spandex

Under Armour Girls' On The Court 4" Short, Black (001)/White, Youth Small

Under Armour Girls' On The Court 4
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Material wicks sweat & dries really fast
  • 4-way stretch construction moves better in every direction
  • Smooth flatlock seams prevent chafing
  • Wide, low-rise waistband delivers just the right amount of coverage

'Only Girls Active Playground School Uniform Dance Shorts, Black, Black, Black, Black, Medium - 7/8 - 4 Pack'

'Only Girls Active Playground School Uniform Dance Shorts, Black, Black, Black, Black, Medium - 7/8 - 4 Pack'
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • Easy Care; Machine Wash, Tumble Dry
  • Perfect for Active Girls who dance, play gymnastics, volleyball, and other sports
  • Playground Shorts are Comfortable and Super Soft
  • Provides privacy, modesty, and added coverage under school uniform skirts, and dresses
  • Easy pull on, non-pinch flat elastic waistband for a perfect fit; Please Reference the Product Description for More Details

Soffe Big Girls' Dri Short, Black, Large

Soffe Big Girls' Dri Short, Black, Large
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Elasticized-waist short featuring Soffe Dri and flat-lock seams to reduce chafing

adidas Women's Girls Volleyball 4" Short Tights, Large, Black

adidas Women's Girls Volleyball 4
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • 3" inseam (size Med)
  • Wide waistband offers a flattering fit
  • Ergonomically shaped gusset supports range of motion
  • Compression fit

Nike Performance Women's Volleyball Game Shorts (Medium, Black)

Nike Performance Women's Volleyball Game Shorts (Medium, Black)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Dri-FIT fabric to wick away sweat and help keep you dry and comfortable
  • Stretch waist for a snug, secure fit
  • Lined inseam gusset for extra comfort and natural range of motion
  • Fabric: Dri-FIT 82% polyester/18% spandex

ASICS Women's Baseline Volleyball Shorts, Black, Small

ASICS Women's Baseline Volleyball Shorts, Black, Small
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Flat seam stitching
  • Finished waistband at inside
  • 4-Inch inseam
  • Kindly refer last Image for sizing details

'B.U.M. Equipment Girls\' Active Playground Shorts - 4 Pack, Black, Black, Black, Black, Large - 10/12'

'B.U.M. Equipment Girls\' Active Playground Shorts - 4 Pack, Black, Black, Black, Black, Large - 10/12'
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Easy Care; Machine Wash, Tumble Dry
  • High Quality Shorts with Consistent and Comfortable fit - Elastic Wasitband with BUM Logo
  • Comfortable Playground Shorts; Unlike tights and other leggings
  • Retains Shape and Color wash after wash
  • Please Reference the Product Description for More Details and the Variations for All Available Sizes

ASICS Women's Low Cut Performance Short, Black, Small

ASICS Women's Low Cut Performance Short, Black, Small
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • 90% NYLON / 10% SPANDEX
  • 2.5 inch inseam
  • Flat Seam Stitching

New Balance Big Girls' Performance Bike Shorts, Gray, 14

New Balance Big Girls' Performance Bike Shorts, Gray, 14
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Youth girls athletic bike short
  • Moisture-wicking dry fabric is fast drying and releases moisture away from the body
  • Gusset and flat seams for optimum fit and comfort
  • Flat lock stitch
  • Newborn logo heat transfer

Mizuno Youth Vortex Shorts, Large, Navy

Mizuno Youth Vortex Shorts, Large, Navy
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Low rise, youth fit
  • 4-inch inseam
  • Youth Medium (equivalent to Adult XXS): Waist: 20-21 inches, Hip: 31-32 inches
  • Youth Large (equivalent to Adult XS): Waist: 22-23 inches, Hip: 33-34 inches
  • Mizuno's drylite technology for rapid evaporation and comfort
  • Cationic dyed fabric promotes easy wash and wear
  • Mizuno Runbird logo
  • 4"-Inch inseam

Capezio Big Girls' Boy Cut Low Rise Short,Black,M (8-10)

Capezio Big Girls' Boy Cut Low Rise Short,Black,M (8-10)
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • Style Number: TB113C
  • Best Seller
  • Band on leg to prevent gapping
  • Machine wash cold, hang dry

Augusta Sportswear Girls' Stride Short M Black/Black

Augusta Sportswear Girls' Stride Short M Black/Black
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • 90% polyester/10% spandex knit * Odor-resistant * Wicks moisture away from the body * Girls' fit * Heat sealed label
  • Low rise * Wide flat waistband for secure fit and comfort * No front seam * U-shaped gusset * Flatlock stitching * Contrast-color side inserts * 4-inch inseam * Double-needle hemmed bottom
  • Volleyball

Bracing to Avoid Injury In Girls Volleyball

Your high school daughter may already know that bracing her ankles can help prevent injury during volleyball games. Now new research suggests the type of brace may be as important as the bracing itself.

Why do young women in particular need ankle support? In recent years studies have confirmed that the lateral ankle ligaments in females normally are more lax than in males. In addition, though teen ligaments tend to be stronger than adult ligaments, young people more frequently engage in sports, such as volleyball, that create awkward landings and lead to unusual ankle stress.

The question of whether to tape, brace or go without support during volleyball practices and games generates a variety of opinions. A review of online volleyball forums reveals that some experts who work directly with players feel a young woman who has not previously sprained an ankle should continue to play unbraced. Others agree, adding that once an injury has happened, the young woman should brace going forward, once the injury has healed. Still others call for bracing in all circumstances, and some feel that taping is more effective than bracing.

To complicate the picture, some young players fear that bracing will weaken their ankles, though there's some research that suggests this fear is unfounded.

Now a new study supports the use of rigid braces for young women, particularly for those who have not already sprained an ankle. The key here is the type of brace found to best prevent injury. A previous study looked at bracing in general for young women playing volleyball and determined that braces are key to avoiding inversion sprains.

The latest study, published in the April edition of the journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot amp; Ankle Society (AOFAS), looked specifically at the use of rigid, semi-rigid and non-rigid ankle braces worn in volleyball practices and games. Results showed that the best support for female ankles was a more rigid brace, as opposed to the non-rigid type of support. The study's author, Dr. Carol Frey, said in an AOFAS press release that "prophylactic ankle brace use is recommended for female volleyball players, especially those who have not had a previous sprain."

But study or no, the choice to wear braces will still come down to what your daughter's coach requires and/or how your daughter herself feels about having the added support. At the very least, if your daughter has chronically unstable ankles or a history of multiple sprains, she should consult with a doctor about the effectiveness of bracing at all times on the court, and what type of brace might be best for her.

If your daughter does sprain an ankle in a volleyball game or practice, remember the AOFAS guidelines for minor injury: R.I.C.E. Rest the ankle by keeping weight off of it; ice to keep swelling down; compress with bandages to add support, taking care not to wrap too tightly; and elevate the ankle above heart level for 48 hours.

For more serious sprains, the R.I.C.E. guidelines come into play but a doctor may also want to immobilize the ankle. Consult with your daughter's coach and doctor if you're uncertain about how to care for your daughter's ankle sprain.

Sources:

Frey C, Feder, KS amp; Sleight, J. Prophylactic ankle brace use in high school volleyball players: a prospective study. Foot amp; Ankle International. 2020 Apr;31(4):296-300.

Press Release: "Study Finds Use of Ankle Brace Helps Prevent Ankle Injuries in Female Athletes." American Orthopaedic Foot amp; Ankle Society.

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