Common injury incidences occur in Malaysian Taekwando athletes / Maisarah Mohd Saleh … [et al.]

Mohd Saleh, Maisarah and Abdul Hamid, Siti Fadhilah and Shahudin, Nurul Nadiah and Che Ismail, Che Muhamad Tarmizy (2019) Common injury incidences occur in Malaysian Taekwando athletes / Maisarah Mohd Saleh … [et al.]. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, 15 (2). pp. 35-43. ISSN 1823-3198

Abstract

This study was conducted to find out the injury incident among Taekwondo athletes during tournament and determined athlete’s performance after the injury. The method used was questionnaire given immediately after athletes finish their last game. Respondents were chosen randomly from three different tournaments with the total of 253 respondents. The result showed that most and least frequent injury was contusion and fracture. In addition, there was no significant different between gender towards pain scale level with male and female were not significant with, t (-0.74) = 3.38, p = 0.46(two-tailed). Moreover, there was no association between pain scale level and athlete performance after injury. The association showed that X (1) = 0.353, p = 0.341, means there was no statistical association between pain level and athlete performance. As a conclusion, Taekwondo was one of the combat sports that did not have much incident of severe injury and the change of rule did not give impact to the pattern of potential injury during tournament.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Saleh, Maisarahsarahms@uitm.edu.my
Abdul Hamid, Siti FadhilahUNSPECIFIED
Shahudin, Nurul NadiahUNSPECIFIED
Che Ismail, Che Muhamad TarmizyUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Human fighting.
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Physical education and training. Physical fitness > Safety measures. Accident prevention
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
ISSN: 1823-3198
Volume: 15
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 35-43
Official URL: https://mjssr.com/journal
Item ID: 30244
Uncontrolled Keywords: Injury, Performance, Taekwondo, Taekwondo rules
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/30244

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