Construction and validation of the questionnaire for the development of the sports capital goods market

Document Type : Original Article


1 Payam Noor University Iran Tehran

2 Professor of Sport Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Sports Management, Department of Physical Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

4 Assistant professor in Sports Management, Payam Noor University , Iran



Purpose: The development of the capital market of sports goods is important because it can bring many benefits for developing countries to attract foreign capital to the host country and as a result increase investment, create job opportunities and transfer technology to the host country and play an important role in strengthen their economies and societies. The purpose of this research was to construct and validate the questionnaire for the development of the sports capital goods market. Method: For this purpose, 150 users of sports capital goods were selected as a purposive sampling and completed the questionnaire made by the researcher for the development of the sports capital goods market. This research is exploratory and is a type of correlational study. The form and content validity of the research tool was confirmed by a group of expert professors and its structural validity was confirmed by factor analysis based on the structural equation model. Results: Based on exploratory factor analysis with orthogonal rotation, 36 items were placed in eight factors, which accounted for 61.62% of the variance of sustainable social development. The results of confirmatory factor analysis and Cronbach's alpha coefficients supported the eight-factor structure of 36 questions and confirmed its validity and reliability. Conclusion: The results of this research can be helpful for teachers, managers, officials and experts in this field in the development of the sports capital goods market by specifying the role of each of the mentioned items for more attention.


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