Document Type : Original Article


1 Master of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Allameh Tabataba’I, Tehran, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

3 Ph.D of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Allameh Tabataba’I, Tehran, Iran



Purpose: With the spread of the Covid-19 virus, a new way of life was formed with the requirement of general quarantine and forced the students of physical education who were very active and active to stay at home. The aim of the current research was to understand the lived experience of twelfth grade male students of physical education during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Methodology: The current research was applied in terms of purpose and with an inductive research approach and phenomenological strategy. The statistical population of the research was all experts in the field of education and twelfth grade male students of physical education in Tehran in the academic year of 2020-21. For this purpose, in-depth and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 22 experts and students according to the principle of theoretical saturation. To ensure the validity of things such as the accurate selection of samples, the simultaneous collection and analysis of data and coherence in the methodology by the researcher, compliance and reliability were obtained using the recoding method of 82% In order to analyze the research data, the method of open, axial, and selective coding was used using MAXQDA version 2020 software.
Findings: In the current research, there are 64 indicators in the form of five categories, including economic factors (household economic conditions and clubs), lifestyle changes (health recommendations, home quarantine experience, sports restrictions, knowledge enhancement and free time), preparation Physical and competitive (physical and competitive conditions), psychological (thought obsessions, mood swings) and media and virtual space factors (changes in the conditions of media contact, virtual education and happy program) were identified.
Conclusion: The results of the current research emphasize the need to pay attention to the economic conditions of the household, health recommendations, increasing sports knowledge, maintaining physical conditions, psychological control and virtual training of sports during the epidemic. In this context, developing a strategic plan for physical activity at home, providing health recommendations, virtual education, new technologies and existing software in the field of exercise during the covid-19 epidemic by the authorities in order to prevent physical inactivity, It is recommended to motivate the students and encourage them to study


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