عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to design the Model of the Development of Adventure Sports Tourism via Grounded Theory. This research conducted using qualitative method with semi-structured interviews with 16 people including professors and experts in sport management (6 people), experienced and elite sports and youth departments (5 people) and experts from the Department of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (3 people) ) And active people in adventure sports (2 people) who were selected using purposeful sampling. Data were collected by reviewing the previous researches and semi-structured interviews. For face and content validity, the findings of the research were presented to the participants and their points of view was applied to the theory. The method used to examine reliability was an intra-subject agreement method. The average agreement within the subject was 0.79. Based on the findings, the needs and challenges in this research include social and cultural, entrepreneurship-based employment, excitement management, communications management and infrastructure; barriers including administrative management, facilities, personal, financial and economic, security, infrastructure, information; The basics include rules and regulations, cultural and informational, academic and human resources specialists; solutions include safety management, education and culture, event management and quality management, and innovation, including economic, social and cultural impacts. Therefore, it is suggested that, in order to develop adventure sports tourism, based on the identified factors, management policies should be established to promote adventure sports tourism.