Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Sport Management, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran

2 department of physical education and sport science - Qazvin branch- Islamic azad university - Qazvin - Iran

3 Professor of Sport Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

4 Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Qazvin, Iran


Purpose : The purpose of this research is to present a model of modern Iranian Islamic civilization related to sport and physical education . Approach : The approach of the present study is qualitative . Method : The method of data collection is the study of theoretical basics and in-depth interviews (18 interviews with 17 persons ) with leading sports management professors specialized in sport and Islam as well as professors specialized in Islamic civilization . Sampling method : The sampling method was snowball and continued to theoretical saturation . Validity : The validity of this study was verified by the interviewers and then by the professors . Reliability : Reliability was obtained by using audit study process and results was 76.6% .Data analysis : Continuous comparison method during two steps of open and axial coding was used for data analysis . Finally , 37 conceptual codes , 10 main categories and 8 axial codes were extracted . Core codes include media , justice , science , faith , ethics , work and effort , economics and communication . Therefore , it is recommended to try to promote the sport by implementing any of the indicators of modern Iranian Islamic civilization identified in this study to improve physical education
and sports level of Iran as a modern islamic civilization .