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Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2021, 9(2): 115-132 Back to browse issues page
Influential indicators of citizenship sports in metropolitan areas of Iran.
Bahare Abbasi , Rasool Nazari * , Marjan Saffari
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Background and Objective: Citizenship sport is a social phenomenon that guarantees the mental health of human beings and is an important factor in improving their quality of life. The aim of this study is to determine the effective indicators of citizenship sports in metropolitan areas of Iran.

Materials and Methods: The present study has a hybrid (qualitative-quantitative) approach. In the qualitative stage, semi-structured interviews with the participation of 20 experts and analysis of contractual content and coding were used. In a quantitative stage, a researcher-made questionnaire was used in a 5-point Likert scale with the participation of 15 experts and inferential statistics in the Delphi method. The method of sampling was the selection of experts in the research in a targeted manner and by the method of snowball and with the criterion of executive and operational records or having scientific and research records and theorizing in the field of citizen sports.

Results: By coding and analyzing the content in the qualitative section, 201 open-source codes were extracted and categorized into indicators. The indicators were shared in the form of a questionnaire by Delphi method and the consensus of experts after three rounds indicated that 20 effective indicators of citizenship sports It was determined in the metropolises of Iran. These include motivational factors, needs assessment of public participation, identification of knowledge capacities, decentralization and segmentation of social strata and financial power, managerial stability, unified and centralized urban management, comprehensive and codified planning, information, awareness and improvement of cognitive factors, qualification and Efforts to specialize, coordinate and synergize in the country, integration and macro structure, financial support, creating the right understanding and attitude, setting and changing protection and development laws, active urban transportation, easy access, cheap and safe, availability Necessary infrastructures, increasing public participation, expressing the attractions of sports and the surrounding environment, expressing the socio-cultural benefits of sports, expressing the health and well-being benefits of the community, are 20 indicators of the factors influencing the sports of Iranian metropolitan cities.

Conclusion: With proper urban planning and management and taking into account the 20 identified factors, citizenship sports in the metropolises of Iran will achieve sustainable development and lead to healthy communities and the growth of citizens in cultural, social, economic, political and technological dimensions.

Keywords: Leisure, Delphi method, Physical activity, Sport for all, Public sport.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2020/10/5 | Accepted: 2021/03/1
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