Level of knowledge of sports coaches and physical education teachers in physical therapy
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Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medical Rehabilitation Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA
Online publication date: 2023-01-14
Publication date: 2023-03-01
Electron J Gen Med 2023;20(2):em450
The topic of physical therapy has concerned widely among the developed scholarly works but little in the developing context, thus this study pursues to explore the role of level of knowledge of both sports and physical education teachers in the area of physical therapy in context of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The study was a descriptive in its nature and through using the questionnaire, the data collected from Jeddah City in Saudi Arabia for further perceptions in this topic. A total of 98 participants involved in this study, and the results showed the majority of the participants had adequate knowledge about the important role and potential benefits of the physical therapy in their workplaces. The implications provided of this study indicate the need to integrate the training sessions of the physical therapy into sports events and activities to avoid injuries and improve rehabilitation and treatment of these injuries once occurred. For further exploration of this issue a larger with different sample is needed to fulfill the research gaps in this field.
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