Conceptual model of factors affecting customer satisfaction of sports stores

Document Type : Original Article


1 Master of Sports Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Sports Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran


The present research is descriptive-applied in terms of methodology. The statistical population of the present study included all customers of Baharestan Passage sports stores in Tabriz who bought sports products at the time of the research. The statistical sample was selected through Cochran's table of 384 customers and finally 380 questionnaires were returned completely and legibly and reviewed. The research tool is a researcher-made questionnaire which was prepared in the form of 7 factors of 26 questions based on the study of comprehensive sources. In order to determine the validity of the questionnaire, 12 professors of sports management were used and the desired corrections were made. In order to assess the reliability of the questionnaire, the Cronbach's alpha coefficient of 0.87 was obtained and accepted. The results showed that from the perspective of sports shop customers, 7 factors were identified as factors of sports shop customers' satisfaction. Finally, the values ​​of factor loads showed that due to the inadequacy of validity, 12 items of the questionnaire were omitted in the analysis of the final research model. Also, the main fit indicators showed that the model has a good fit and the model of customer satisfaction of sports stores was designed, which is in line with the proposed conceptual model.


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