Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Islamic Azad University, Urmia Branch, The city of Urmia

2 Ph.D. in Sport Management, Islamic Azad University, Urmia Branch, The city of Urmia


The purpose of this study was to investigate the barriers of sport Poverty Reduction in Iran through structural interpretation modeling. The present study was Analytical descriptive method. The statistical population of the study consisted of sports management experts who have sufficient experience in policy areas as well as appropriate knowledge about issues related to poverty in sport. The research instrument was a researcher-made questionnaire with 23 questions that included 23 preventive measures for the elimination of sport in Iran. questionnaire of structure Validity was approved exploratory factor analysis method. Reliability of this questionnaire was confirmed by using Cronbach's alpha (α = 0.88). The whole process of analyzing the data was done in SPSS and MicMac software. The results of this study showed that some barriers such as lack of attention of families to sport in deprived and poor areas of the country, the existence of natural and geographical changes in some deprived areas, and the creation of some natural disadvantages in these areas, lack of training programs in the field of sports in the regions Deprived and poor, cultural weakness regarding the use of all classes and groups in deprived and poor areas, lack of industrial and production units to support sport in the deprived and poorly populated areas of the country, and the lack of attention of senior sports managers of the country to the development of sport In the deprived and impoverished regions of the country, the main independent variables were identified The creation and formation of other barriers.


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