• Khairul Hafezad Abdullah Department of Scientific Affair, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis, Malaysia
  • Davi Sofyan Department of Physical Education, Universitas Majalengka, Indonesian
  • Mohd Firdaus Roslan Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Ibraheem Musa Oluwatoyin Department of Human Kinetic Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Ejiro Uriri Osiobe Department of Business and Economics, Baker University, Baldwin City, United States




Basketball, Publication growth, Bibliometric


This study examines basketball-related trends and publications in Indonesia and Malaysia. The Scopus database yielded 85 papers for this investigation. The analysis is based on four fundamental factors: the distribution of publications, the distribution of scientific sources, the most prolific author, and keywords. Based on our analysis, it is forecasted that publication in this field will increase between 2020 – 2022. The frequent keywords were "basketball" and "sports" when referring to similar studies. These results show that "mental exhaustion" and "physical education" are keywords that will be used often in 2020. The paradigm's evaluation of current research trends has aided academics and researchers seeking to enhance basketball players' training and the sports industry.  


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How to Cite

Abdullah, K. H., Sofyan, D., Roslan, M. F., Oluwatoyin, I. M., & Osiobe, E. U. (2022). A LITERATURE REVIEW AND BIBLIOMETRIC-ANALYSIS OF THE GAME OF BASKETBALL: A CASE STUDY ON INDONESIA AND MALAYSIA. International Journal of Basketball Studies, 1(1), 32–42. https://doi.org/10.31949/ijobs.v1i1.3753