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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2022, Vol. 9, Issue 5, Part C

Knowledge of sports injuries among teacher coaches Kedah schools sports council (MSSK)


Author(s): Mohd Foazi Md Nor, Syed Ahmad Ezahar Syed Ambon, Azizah Mohamad, Mohd Hairul Nizam Jamil, Rosli Hamid and Junaidy bin Mohamad Hashim

Abstract: This study aims to test the level of knowledge on sports injuries among teacher coaches of the Kedah School Sports Council (MSSK). A total of 40 coaches, consisting of 31 male coaches and 9 female coaches, participated in this study. The instrument of this study is a set of questionnaire with two sections. The first section consists of 9 items on the coaches’ background and the second section consists of 20 items on the knowledge of sports injuries. The items have been categorised into 2 dimensions which are knowledge of managing sports injuries (10 items) and types of sports injuries (10 items). A descriptive analysis was conducted involving the mean, standard deviation and percentages based on the 5-point Likert scale. The results show that the MSSK teacher coaches possess the knowledge on injury management and are able to determine the types of injury in the sports to carry out the principles of first aid. Although there were weaknesses in some aspects, the overall findings clearly showed that the MSSK teacher coaches were knowledgeable and able to identify the types of sports injuries that the athletes experienced

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How to cite this article:
Mohd Foazi Md Nor, Syed Ahmad Ezahar Syed Ambon, Azizah Mohamad, Mohd Hairul Nizam Jamil, Rosli Hamid, Junaidy bin Mohamad Hashim. Knowledge of sports injuries among teacher coaches Kedah schools sports council (MSSK). Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(5):135-140.
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