Identifying Effective Factors and Obstacles in the Development of Sport in Sistan and Baluchistan Province


1 Ph.D. Student of Sport Management, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

2 MA of Sports Management, University of Bojnourd, Bojnourd, Iran



Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors and obstacles affecting the development of educational, public, championship and professional sport in Sistan and Baluchistan province.
Methods: The method of the present study was applied in terms of purpose and qualitative research. The statistical population of this study was athletes, coaches, sport administrators, faculty members of universities in the province, sport experts and veterans of the province, among whom 43 people were selected as a sample through purposive sampling and snowball exercise. To analyze the data, data encoding method was used in grounded theory.
Results: The results showed that the obstacles in sport in the province include 8 general categories. Factors affecting the development of sport in the province include; Professionalism factors, socio-cultural factors, infrastructure and facilities factors, economic factors, managerial and organizational factors, motivational factors, educational and scientific factors, human factors, event factors, media factors. In the present study, an attempt was made to create a sport policy framework for Sistan-Baluchestan province, which consists of various dimensions. One of these dimensions has been the study of development factors that help to design the policy model.
Conclusion: By creating and facilitating this model and the final development steps, all the effective dimensions of the partnership can be achieved so that in the future, with the discretion of the officials, it will be closer to the implementation conditions.