International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Assessment of the status of injury knowledge prevention and management at various levels of sports persons
Author(s): Parveen and Dr. JP Sharma
Abstract: In the present scenario of sports injury has been identified as major adolescent health problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the current level of knowledge of sports injury prevention and management and its present status among different level of sportspersons. For accomplish the study a total 100 sportspersons were randomly selected as sample. The age of the sample were ranged from 17 to 35. To assess the knowledge of sports injury prevention and management a self-structured knowledge questionnaire was used which consists of 25 questions related to injury prevention, injury type, injury management, dressing and extremity fixation, hot and cold padding, CPR, traumatic bleeding management, and shock management respectively. For analysis demographic information mean, standard deviation, were used as descriptive statistics, percentage & percentile method were used to access the status of injury knowledge. The SPSS version 21 was used to perform the statistical equations.