Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Sport management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D. Student, Sport management, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

3 Assistant Professor in Sort Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The aim of this study was to examine the effect of sport on the extent of decreasing the social deviations in Shahr e Kord’s high school students. This was a survey study and in order to carry out the investigation, the questionnaire of social anomalies (which was utilized by Shateriyan, 2010) was used for data collection procedure. The target statistical population consisted of the students who were studying in second high school in 2015-2016 semesters in 1 and 2 districts of Shahr e Kord. To put forward the study, according to Morgan’s table, the statistical sample size was considered to be 260 participants. At the proceeding phase of carrying out the investigation, the result of t-test showed that athlete students had fewer tendencies to social deviations in compare to the non-athlete students. Moreover, the results showed that although there are varieties of anomalies among them, there seem priorities in different social anomalies and some of which are more common in compare to the others. Finally with respected to the social role of sport in decreasing the deviations in most of societies and especially among the teenagers, it is strongly suggested to all school principals, sports teachers, and also parents who had undoubtedly important effects on the different spans of students' lives to try to use sport as a principal leisure option in students’ leisure time planning.


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