A survey of Kenyan physical education teachers' understanding of heat illness and management of heat stress in athletes
Wamukoya, E. K.
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In a steadily developing sporting nation like, Kenya, with inexorable increasing crop of long distance runners and participants in various sports, the issues of traumatology and epidemiology sports of injury oughr to be of empirical importance to Kenyan physical educators. fortunately, in recent years there has been a remarkably vigorous scholarly inquiries into pattern of sports injuries among Kenyan sportsmen and women. Nevertheless, follow-up field research on sports injury knowledge and practices of Kenyan games tutors and physical education teachers remain the exception rather than the rule. This exploratory research is designed specifically to investigate Kenyan physical education teachers' notions and metaconceptual understanding of heat stress in athletes using quantitative analysis of data obtained from a forced-option tests. The outcome of this study is expected to inform and reform the teaching of concepts in exercise physiology and sports medicine to prospective physical educators enrolled at Kenyatta University and Kenyan teachers' colleges.