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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Objective: The aim of this study was to develop a pattern of research commercialization in sport management research.
Methodology: The participants were professors and Ph.D. candidates of sport management in State and Azad universities in Iran including 1050 individuals. 257 individuals were randomly selected as the sample. To accomplish the purposes of this study a survey of 50 questions was used. Sport management experts confirmed its face and content validity, which was established by factor analysis. The questionnaire reliability was established 0.763 using Cronbach's alpha. To analyse the data, descriptive and inferential statistics including Kolmogorov - Smirnoff, correlation coefficients and confirmatory factor analysis using SPSS 21 and AMOS 22 software were used.
Result: The results showed that seven factors: strategies of educational and research, infrastructure, networking, personality and culture, researcher capabilities, financial and policies affect the commercialization of sport management research.
Conclusion: To commercialize sport management researches, the relationship between sports organizations and sports science faculties should be spread and academic research should be done based on the needs of these organizations. Also some conditions should be provided in sports science faculties in order to add research commercialization to their culture