ANNALS OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue
First National Congress of
"New Scientific Consequence for Iran’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December
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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479
Evaluation of the Incentive to Participate in
the Sport and Recreational Activities in the
City of Urmia
1Mostafa Rezaei, 2Akram Mehdizadeh, 3Habib Ghorbani
1 – MA, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2 - PhD student, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
3-MA, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
The aim of this study was to investigate how to increase incentives to attract and increase citizen participation in public sports and recreation provides the city of Urmia in this regard are solutions. In this regard, the study of literature, books, literary theoretical research and previous research, some important factors that can attract and enhance citizens' participation in sport and recreation programs involved were identified.
These factors, mass media, sports venues and facilities, private organizations and institutions, Non-sporting officials and planners, education, sport, demands and social issues, cultural issues and social initiatives that attract and increase the participation of citizens in each of their roles in sport and recreation programs were examined In the end, these factors were prioritized The importance of each of them in planning future sport and recreational Urmia specified. This research is a descriptive - analytic and the type of research has been done in the field. All citizens over 20 years with a minimum degree of Urmia city, population of the study were selected. The reliability of the questionnaire was a valid test - retest (r = 0.81), respectively, were used as research tools. Research has shown that strategies have been explained in relation to the media, venues and sports facilities, sports and education, sport officials and planners in attracting and increasing citizen participation in public sports and recreational play a role. According to research findings, devote more time to sports programs at the provincial network, Planning for parks and recreational activities such as hiking and biking not useful, No fee for those who consider their athletic programs And the use of specialist coaches are strategies that can citizen participation in sport and recreation programs improve.