Sports volunteer involvement in strategies to increase sports community participation: Systematic review

Fithroni, Hijrin and Nurhasan, - and Setijono, Hari and Aman, Mohd Salleh and Dafun, Procopio B. and Kartiko, Dwi Cahyo and Ilham, - and Mario, Deby Tri and Komaini, Anton and Ayubi, Novadri (2024) Sports volunteer involvement in strategies to increase sports community participation: Systematic review. Retos, 51. 373 – 376. ISSN 1579-1726, DOI

Full text not available from this repository.


This study aims to analyze the involvement of sports volunteers in strategies to increase community participation in sports. This type of research is a Systematic Review. Article searches were carried out using a comprehensive strategy on research journal databases such as Web of Science (WOS), Scopus, and Pubmed. The keywords used are sports volunteers, sports participation, exercise motivation, and physical exercise. The inclusion criteria were international journals published in the last 8 years (starting in 2023) and articles discussing sports volunteers, sports participation, physical exercise, and motivation. Furthermore, the exclusion criteria are articles published in journals that are published in disreputable journals. A total of 4.571 articles from the Web of Science, Pubmed, Scopus, and Embase databases were identified. A further 10 articles that met all inclusion requirements or at least some of them were selected for this systematic review. For standard opera-tionalization, this study follow the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA). The results of the review show that the important role of sports volunteers is in increasing community participation to actively exercise. Volunteers have the potential to increase motivation so they are able to collaborate in sporting events and increase community participation in getting involved in sporting events. Furthermore, Sports volunteers are useful for sports clubs to be able to develop strategies for volunteer involvement in each sport. By considering the potential of sports volunteers, this can also increase community involvement in sports according to the sports they are interested in. © 2024 Federacion Espanola de Docentes de Educacion Fisica. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community participation in sports; Sports; Voluntary sports
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: Faculty of Sports and Exercise Science (formerly known as Centre for Sports & Exercise Sciences)
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2024 02:26
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2024 02:26

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item