In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Scientific Association of Sports Management of Iran

Document Type : Practical


1 Department, Sports Management Tarbiat Modares University

2 Department of Sport Management, Tarbiat Modares University

3 Associate professor, Department of physical education and sport sciences, Tarbiat Modares University

4 University faculty member


The purpose of this study is to compile the sociological framework of cultural capital in Iranian sports.The qualitative research method was chosen with the approach of sociological analysis of sports phenomena.The participants include two parts of human resources and information resources. It was relevant and valid. It was done with a sufficient number of participants, purposefully and based on reaching theoretical saturation(16people and 63documents).The research tool included semi-structured exploratory interviews along with a systematic library study.The validity of the tool was evaluated and confirmed based on the scientific merit of the sample, the validity of the tool based on the legal and scientific validity of the sample, the opinion of experts and the agreement between the correctors.In order to analyze the findings, a multi-stage conceptual coding method was used with a systemic and sociological analysis approach.Levels and perspectives in the order of influence-reactivity between their subgroup variables including productive capacities, driving mechanisms, distributional achievements and expected functions of cultural capital in sports. In general, the trustees and stakeholders in the country's sports, in the programs and goals of micro and macro regarding the country's sports and the involvement of cultural capital in the country's sports, should note that the sports-oriented family and lifestyle, sports-oriented education and training, the place of sports in Consider the social class as well as the human capital in sports as productive capacities of cultural capital in the country's sports.