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Khodadad Kashi F, Karimnia E. The Effect of Economic and Social Factors on the Success of Sport in the Olympic Games (2012-1996). jemr 2016; 7 (25) :43-67
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1- Payame Noor University , khodadad@pnu.ac.ir
2- Payame Noor University
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Sporting success in international competitions is influenced by various factors. Exercise can identify the success factors in the development of sports programs for the development of human resources with a view to effective economic and social factors. This study investigates the impact of socioeconomic factors on the countries sports success at the Olympic Games.In this regard ,Using performance data of all the countries participating in the Olympic Games gold medal, silver and bronze medals during the years 1996-2012 in the form of a descriptive one tries to approach the factors affecting the success of the country in the Olympic Games of logit econometric model to be evaluated through.The results indicate that the net effect of human development indicator variables, number of participants, the trade balance, GDP, Sports performance period to increase the likelihood of successful sport in the Olympics. The population insignificantly negative impact on the sports chances of success, The results of this study showed that the most effective human development index of the sport in the Olympics has been an increase in the probability of success.

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Received: 2016/05/16 | Accepted: 2016/11/16 | Published: 2016/12/19

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