Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, University of Guilan

2 Ph.D. Student of Sport Management, University of Guilan

3 M.Sc. of Sport Management, University of Guilan


The purpose of the present study was to conduct a comprehensive revision of sports participation development procedures in Gilan Province, presenting systematic frameworks and giving a proper analysis. the study is a report of several research works done in 2015-16. The methodology of the research was of analytic- survey type. The population of the study consisted of 156 experts, 354 citizens and 75 scientific and executive documents in the field of sports in Gilan Province. The instrument of the research involved the secondary research, interview, and questionnaire, in line with the conceptual analysis framework of the research. The analytic methods used are the systematic frameworks besides quantitative descriptive evaluation. based on the model, the factors such as the participation management, participation services, development resources, environmental background, sports capacities and individual background (in order of importance), have significant effect on the sports participation level (independent variable). Also, in three sections of individual, environmental and resources, the most important challenges and needs had overlapping areas (behavioral, economic environment, and financial resources). Furthermore, the municipalities and the Sports and Youth Offices were the organizations which had the main roles in distributing the work among the organizations (planning, supporting, executing and monitoring). According to the results, we can conclude that the sports participation is like a collective system and its development requires a systematic structure based on the proper distinction and combination of procedures and roles, considering the determined priorities.


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