عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to Explaining the challenges of educational sports in the country with emphasis on orienting students' lifestyles. The method of the present study was mixed research. The statistical population of this study consisted of the qualitative section of physical education directors of education and professors of sports management in universities and the statistical sample was selected from among the identified specialists and available and continued until the theoretical saturation of the interviews with a total of 16 open interviews The statistical population was also in a small part of school principals and sports teachers in Boroujerd city. The statistical sample was 55 according to the researcher's access. The results of the interviews showed that the lack of sports facilities and equipment, Educational weakness, management weakness, lack of human resources and lack of financial resources are the main challenges and obstacles to the development of sports. The results of the quantitative part of the research also showed that the lack of human resources and lack of sports facilities and equipment are the most important obstacles to the development of educational sports. According to the research results, comprehensive planning should be done in order to solve the existing problems for the development of educational sports in the country, Because the development of educational sports has an important role in directing the lifestyle of students.