Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD student in Sports Management, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, Kerman, Iran

2 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Vali-E-Asr University, Rafsanjan, Iran

3 Assistant Professor of Sports Management, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, Kerman, Iran


The present study was designed and conducted with the aim of studying and analyzing the factors affecting the export of Iranian sport commodities. The method of the present study was mixed (qualitative-quantitative). The statistical population of the study included the elites in the field of research. For this purpose, 13 people were identified as the research sample according to the purposeful sampling method. Research collection tools included a researcher-made questionnaire and a semi-structured interview. The validity of the questionnaire was examined according to the experts. Also, the reliability of this questionnaire was evaluated using Cronbach's alpha calculation method (α = 0.81). In the quantitative analysis of the research, Demetel method was used. All research data analysis process was performed in EXCEL software. The results showed that 6 general factors including human, legal, economic, commercial, technical and financial factors were identified as effective factors on the development of exports of Iranian sports goods. According to the results, it was determined that human, legal and technical factors were identified as causal factors and economic, commercial and financial factors as disabled factors.