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

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Professor in Physical Education Management, Urmia University

2 Ph.D Student of Sport Management Faculty, Urmia University.


The aim of present study is to review the current state of maturity in the faculty members of physical education and sports sciences faculties. This is non-experimental and descriptive-survey research. The statistical population of the study included all physical education and sports sciences faculties all around the country in the academic year of 2016-2017. The sample size was estimated to be 161 due to Cochran formula. The sampling method was a complex random probability. The data gathering tool was a standard questionnaire identifying the maturity components of faculty members of Ijtehadi et al (2011), in 5 dimensions and 41 items. Data analysis was performed using SPSS 21, Excel, and AMOS software for descriptive and inferential statistics.The significance level for all analyzes was considered as P It seems that special attention should be paid to research improvement in faculty members' improvement programs.


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