Awareness of injury among young athletic in western region of Saudi Arabia
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Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medical Rehabilitation Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA
Online publication date: 2023-01-06
Publication date: 2023-03-01
Electron J Gen Med 2023;20(2):em447
The subject of injury awareness has largely received wide concern among the current scholarly studies and relevant work particularly in the developed contexts, thus this current study aims to investigate this topic with more focus on a developing setting of Saudi Arabia for further exploration the importance role of level having adequate knowledge and awareness of different sports injuries among young athletes in the area of western region of Saudi Arabia. The study was a descriptive nature and used the survey questionnaire for data collected purposes from different location in western region of Saudi Arabia for further perceptions in this topic. A total of 257 sample participated in this study with a response rate of 83%. The results revealed the young athletes had adequate awareness and knowledge about the injury rehabilitation and preventive exercise under professional supervision. The study provided practical implications that indicated the need to aware with the significance role of providing medical and injury therapy rehabilitation, which enable the athletes recognized to the best methods handling and treating the different types of injuries while sports activities and competition to minimize the risks of having serious injuries.
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