Volume 5, Issue 10 (1-2016)                   JRSM 2016, 5(10): 57-69 | Back to browse issues page

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Hashemi M, Hemati Nezhad M A, Benar N, Momeni Piri S, Noroozi S. Sport retirement. JRSM. 2016; 5 (10) :57-69
URL: http://jrsm.khu.ac.ir/article-1-2362-en.html
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The purpose of the present study was to examine the process of retirement from professional sport from perspective of sports administrator and retired athletes. This survey was descriptive that 42 administrators and 70 retired athletes from Guilan province took part in it. Data gathered through SCT questionnaire which it's content and face validity was confirmed by 15 experts and reliability was computed in a pilot study that included 20 retired athletes and 15 sports administrator (r=0.91). The data were analyzed by using repeated measure, Pearson correlation coefficient and Independent t test. The results showed that, the reasons for sport retirement included achievement of goals championship, sport injuries, financial problems and having problems with coaching staff. Also health-related and job-related problems were the most problems which retired athletes were confronted them. Results showed there were significant differences among problems of sport retirement from the perspective of sports administrator and retired athletes. Also, there were significant relationships between reasons and problems of retirement (p≤0.05). With offering programs such as economic and financial, educational, professional, Public health and nutrition consultant, etc., sport organizations can prepare athletes to face with retirement and its likely problems.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: sport management
Received: 2016/09/7 | Accepted: 2016/09/7 | Published: 2016/09/7

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