An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The research aimedto detect the common sport's injuriesfacing first division Basketball clubs players.The study sample consisted of (75)players from the first division clubs registered in Jordanian Basketball Federation.The researcher used the descriptive and analytical approach whereasthe questionnaire was used for data collection. The results showed that the most common injury, depending on the type of injury wasthe "sprains", followed by"bruising", while"dislocation" was less common. The results also revealed that the most common injuries, depending on their place in the body,occurredin the "foot and ankle" followed by "hand and wrist"injuries. Finally, guard position players were exposed to the injuries more often than those playing on the other positions on the court. Recommendations were made to raise the physical abilities of basketball players, namely guard position players