IMPACT OF FIRST AID TRAINING UPON MANAGEMENT SKILLS OF SPORTS INJURIES IN FEMALE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS
Keywords:Volleyball, First Aid, Training, Injuries, Management.
As compared to other games, volleyball is taken as more secure game, for example, football, handball, and basketball, in which handling and contacting with adversaries are frequently found in the game. Despite of isolating the two groups by net and having property of being nonphysical and non-contact game, various kind of mild to severe injuries are frequently seen in the players of volleyball. The objective of this study was todetermine whether first aid training impacts the helping behavior of female players of Volleyball and managing abilities of sports injuries among female players of Volleyball the pre-post experimental research design was used to conduct this research, where female players of Volleyball ranging 18-25 years of age were participant. Before giving first aid training, for the measurement of current level of knowledge and skills, pre assessment was done through a questionnaire as a tool consisting of open ended and closed ended questions in female players of volleyball. After that a training programme was followed for 8 weeks by the female volleyball players of experimental group. There were total 25 female players of volleyball who underwent the First aid’s training program. Post assessment was done after giving 8 week First aid training, significantly positive association,was found through post training results, between post training skills and providing help to others (r=0.95, p=0.001). The results of ANOVA indicated significant differences between experimental group in the management of injuries (p=0.000).