Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, faculty of physical education and sport sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, faculty of physical education and sport sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.


The objective of this research was analysis and modeling the effecting factors and variables on the sports development in state universities of Iran.
The Research methodology was type of survey - correlational. The statistical population consisted of all the physical education instructors, administrators and experts in the domain of university sports (governmental sectors). The statistical samples was selected to the number of Can be sufficient for structural equation modeling and to way purposefully and accessible. (n=328). A research tools were including the Library study, Interview (semi-guided) and researcher made questionnaire (112 items). After confirmation of conceptual validity of instruments by 17 university experts, its reliability coefficient (95%), and construct validity was also confirmed by Cronbach's alpha coefficient and fit indicators of modeling. The data were analyzed by Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Friedman (SPSS20) tests; and modeling structural equations (Amos20).
The Path analysis indicated that the environmental factors had positive and significant effect to the management of sport development (0.91), individual factors (0.77), development resource (0.62) and sport participation development (0.07) and to respectively effect Coefficients. Also, the managing sport development factor was positive and significant effect to the sport participation development (0.95), individual factors (0.73) and resource development (0.37) in order effect Coefficients.
It seems that in process of development of college sports; the environmental factors has the antecedents and key effector role on process of management of sport development, resource development and individual factors; that the outcome is growing students sport development.


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