Developing an Analytical Structural Model for the Development of Women's Championship Sport

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D Condidate in Sport management, Mazandaran University,

2 Professor in Mazandaran University

3 Member Of Islamic Azad University


Identifying the factors that can put women's championship sports on the right track can be a good roadmap for moving forward in this important part of the country's sport. The purpose of the present study was to develop an analytical structural model for the development of women's championship sport. The research method was qualitative and descriptive-analytical. The statistical population consisted of all senior managers of the federation, athletes, coaches and vice presidents of Taekwondo, Archery, Karate and Wushu (110 people), all of whom 21 were selected based on purposeful sampling. After identifying the factors that influenced the development of women's championship sport from the interviews, the McMach analysis was used for structural analytical modeling. The results showed that there are three factors affecting the development of women's championship sport. Also based on McKay's analysis of "financial support", "structure and policy making in the area of influence," national (international) competitions in the affiliated region, "educational facilities and facilities", "job support" and "coaching system" in the region. Gourmet and the "championship environment" and "sports participation" are in the dependent region. Also, according to the results of the championship environment, talent and financial support have the greatest weight in the development of women's sport. Therefore, one cannot expect sustainable development of women's championship sport regardless of development factors such as sponsoring women's sports.


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