Asghar Gomehe, Mozafar Yektayar


The aim of the present research was to discuss and identify the sports related requirements and needs of clients of Kurdistan province’s sports facilities from the view of youths. In terms of purpose, it’s considered as an applied research and also in terms of strategy, it is considered as a descriptive-survey study which is carried out under field methods. In order to elaborate on the goals of this study, a researcher made questionnaire including 30 items and arranged based on a five degrees Likert scale was employed. The validity of the questionnaire was approved by certain experts of physical education and management and also its reliability was calculated as 0.78 through the application of Kronbach’s alpha method. The population of this study includes the entire 15-24 year old boys and girls throughout the province of Kurdistan. Among the population, a number of 384 individuals were selected as the sample through the application of Morgan’s table, however 450 questionnaires were distributed among the sample and ultimately, 391 questionnaires were collected back as completed questionnaires. For the purpose of sampling, a cluster sampling method was employed. In addition, for analysis of data at descriptive level, the abundance tables, abundance percentages, mean and standard deviation methods were used and for the same purpose at inferential level, the tests of Kolmogorov-Smirnoff, one sample t and Freedman were employed which were all performed by the software of SPSS v.22. Obtained results indicated that there exists a significant difference between sports priorities and sports related needs of clients of Kurdistan province’s sports facilities. In addition, the status of Kurdistan province’s sports facilities was significantly unsuitable. There was also a significant difference noticed between the sports related needs of male and female clients of Kurdistan province’s sports facilities.


Article visualizations:

Hit counter


sports need, sports facility, needs assessment, Kurdistan province


Atghia, N. (2008). Training needs assessment for women working in the University, and offer practical solutions. Movement Sciences journal, the sixth, Volume I, Issue 11, pp. 79-95.

Eddington, DC. W., Adgrtvn him. Reggie. (2011). Biology of Physical Activity. (Translated by Mohammad Nikbakht). Tehran: Publication of the first edition, Eighth Edition.

Afarinesh Khaki, Akbar, Tondnewis, F; Mozaffari, Sayed Ahmad. (2005). Compare the views of faculty members, coaches, athletes and administrators on how to develop the sport. Movement Sciences journal, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp. 22-1.

Davoodi, Karim; Shahlayi, J.; Ghafuri, F. (2015). Comparing the sports and recreational needs of students with extra-curricular activities programs at universities in Tehran. Sports Management, Volume 7, Number 4, pp. 513-531.

Deborah, a. West, Charles A. Boucher. (2006). Principles of Physical Education and Sport. (Translated by Ahmad free), Tehran: Publication of Study and Compilation of Humanities Books (left), Centre for Research and Development of Human Sciences, 2012.

Ramezaninejad, Rahim, Rahmani-Nia, F; Taghavi Takyar, Amir. (2009). Participants in the exercise of universal motivations in open spaces. Sports Management, No. 2, pp. 19-5.

Azizi, bisotoon, Jalali Farahani, M.; Khabiri, M. (2011). Attitudes of students living in dormitories of Tehran University on sport. Sports Management, No. 8, pp. 91- 75.

Ghafouri, F; Rahmanseresht, Hussein; Kozehchyan, Hashem, Ehsan, Mohammad. (2003). Study of Physical Education professionals' attitudes towards the role of the mass media (radio, television and newspapers) in the championship and the public interest in sports. HARAKAT, Issue 16, pp. 57-78.

Fathi, Soroush. (2009). Sociological explanation student sports participation. Social Science Research, Issue IV, pp. 145-173.

Momtaz Bakhsh, M; Fakoor, yousef. (2007). Investigating the mechanisms used to promote and develop sport for women Police University. Quarterly disciplinary knowledge, the ninth year, the second edition, pp. 53-61.

Vrmaqhany, Majid. (2012). Firefighters in Tehran Sports assessment management approach. Unpublished master's thesis, Tarbiat Modarres University.

Carlson, R. (2000). Ethnic differentiation as a determinant for sport practical pation among children and youth. College of physical Education and sport. University of Stockholm.

Holzweher, F. (2002). Sport for all as a Social Change and Fitness Development. Institute of Sport Scenic, Vienna University, Austria.

Kalliopi, S., Shilbury D., Christine, G. (2008). Sport Development Systems, Policies and Pathways: An Introduction to the Special Issue. Sport Management Review, Vol. 11, pp. 217-223.

Reed, J. A., and Phillips, D. A. (2005). Relationships Between physical Activity and the proximity of Exercise Facilities and Home Exercise Equipment used by undergraduate university students. J Am Coll Health. 2005 May-Jun, 53(6):285-90.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v0i0.71


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2016 Asghar Gomehe, Mozafar Yektayar

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2015 - 2023. European Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science (ISSN 2501 - 1235) is a registered trademark of Open Access Publishing Group. All rights reserved.

This journal is a serial publication uniquely identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) serial number certificate issued by Romanian National Library (Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei). All the research works are uniquely identified by a CrossRef DOI digital object identifier supplied by indexing and repository platforms. All authors who send their manuscripts to this journal and whose articles are published on this journal retain full copyright of their articles. All the research works published on this journal are meeting the Open Access Publishing requirements and can be freely accessed, shared, modified, distributed and used in educational, commercial and non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).