DOI: https://doi.org/10.32461/2226-3209.1.2018.178818

SPORTSWEAR OF IRANIAN FEMALE FUTSAL PLAYERS AND THEIR SATISFACTION RATES OF WEARING THEM

Maliheh Mo’einfard

Abstract


Abstract. The incongruence between some manufactured products and the market needs and customers’ wants is amongst the challenges of the clothing industry in Iran. The present study aimed at collecting information about the existent clothing and knowing its pathology to have modifications on the products’ quality as well as maximization of the product of the sport clothes inside the country. The current study was an applied research in terms of its objective and it followed an analytical descriptive method. The data collection procedure had been undertaken based on a field method as well as through preparing a questionnaire containing 33 questions scored based on Likert’s five-point scale. The questionnaires were completed by 75 female futsal players, who were randomly selected from the futsal clubs and
universities in Neishaboor and Sabzevar. To analyze the data, SPSS software, version 22, was employed. The data normality was verified using Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and study hypotheses were examined based on one-sample t-test as well as Spearman and Friedman correlation tests. Results indicated a significant relationship between the characteristics of sportswear (quality, price, design, beauty and trademark) and their satisfaction rates in the 95% confidence level. And the sports cloths’ properties like material, efficiency, size, durability and strength, design, beauty, price and after-sale services were found respectively more effective in the satisfactions of the sportswear in Futsal.
Keywords: satisfaction, sportswear, female futsal players, Neishaboor and Sabzevar.


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