Despite all personal precautions, sports injuries are inevitable in some cases. External factors such as the opponent's blow, physical conditions, climatic conditions can lead to injuries. In this study, it was aimed to determine the disability status of 26 amateur and professional athletes aged 17-33 who came to Mardin State Hospital with the complaint of sports injury. The questionnaire was used to collect the data. The questionnaire used was created by researchers by examining similar studies in the literature. 80.8% of the participants are men and 19.2% are women. 20 participants are interested in the football branch. 16 of the participants are competing in amateur leagues and 10 in professional leagues. The most common disability type was knee region injuries (18). The place where injuries occur most often has been observed as competitions. 18 people experienced disability on synthetic ground. The rate of using protective equipment was found to be quite low. As a result; Many deficiencies due to clubs or players have been identified and these deficiencies are thought to increase the risk of disability.
Sports injury, professional athletes, amateur athletes, injury types.