Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.Sc. of Sports Management, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman

2 Associate Professor of Sports Management, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman


This paper aimed to identify and prioritize the influential factors on promotion of sport for all in the dormitories. The research was a survey based, applied research in regard to its method and purpose, respectively. The statistical group consists of students residing in the dormitories of eight southern east national universities of Iran (N=16227), of whom the number of 368 individuals comprise the statistical sample were male and 375 of them were female. Sampling was conducted via the stratified convenience method. The research tool was a questionnaire devised by the authors, for which its validity was evaluated by factor analysis and its reliability with Cronbach’s Alpha of (∝=0.89). For data analysis, the one sample T-test and hierarchical analysis methods were used. The findings indicated that all of the identified factors significantly influenced the promotion of sport for all in the student’s dormitories. Prioritization of the factors conducted through the AHP (Analytic Hierarchy process) method for males were respectively: the structural factor, time, management, individual and cultural and for females were respectively: the structural factor, management, and time, cultural and individual. According to the obtained results of the research, it can be concluded that by planning and concentrating on the influential factors on the promotion of sport for all in student’s dormitories, a proper environment for more enthusiastic attitudes of the students towards sport for all can be achieved.


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