Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.S Student of sport management, Sport science Faculty, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of sport management at University of Isfahan


purpose of study was to the evaluating of pro-environmental behavior of sport facilities of Zob Ahan club of Isfahan by apply the carbon dioxide emission index (Case Study: Mellat Sports Complex). The research method was descriptive in the type of analytical. In this research, Mellat Sports Complex of Zob Ahan club of Isfahan was considered as a statistical sample. The research tool was a researcher-made checklist whose validity was confirmed by environmental and sports management experts. In order to measure the reliability of the research instrument, the inter-evaluator reliability was used, and the coefficient of agreement between the two evaluations was calculated )0.81(. The Energy Consumption Guide 78 (ECG78) in sports and recreation buildings of the United Kingdom was used to analyze the data. The results showed that the amount of carbon dioxide emitted in Mellat Sports Complex was higher than environmental standards. The amount of CO2 emissions per square meter of sport hall, locker room, parking and lawn field 102/28, 239/36, 13/46 and 12/30 kg, respectively. The results showed that energy consumption in Mellat Sports Complex, especially in the lighting sector, has caused CO2 emissions to be higher than the standard level. Therefore, the optimal management of energy consumption in the sports facilities of Zob Ahan club and efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and bring it to the standard level to reduce environmental hazards can be on the agenda of the club management.


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