aim: The purpose of this study was determining The relationship between the participating and non- participating veterans benefits and drawbacks of Ardabil province physical activity and exercise.
The research method was correlational-survey and from practical researches types that was performed in the field. The statistical population of this research, Includes all veterans Disaggregated by type of injury Living in the province of Ardabil in 1395, that number of them were 4283 people. Statistical Sample according to the Morgans sampling volume determination table were 353 veterans, that were selected Randomly and by multistage cluster sampling method. Measuring tools used In this study, were demographic data and drawbacks to physical activity participation questionnaire and benefits of physical activity participation questionnaire. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, Spearman correlation coefficient, regression and Friedman test was used for data analyzing.
Findings: The results of the study of drawbacks and lack of participation in motor activities and sports veterans and there is a significant positive relationship. The relationship between the interests of the company and veterans in motor sport activities was significant. Friedman test results showed that the barriers to participation and access the most important role in the financial obstacles to participate veterans, as well as psychological benefits in the first place was in the interests of the participating.
The results of this research managers more veterans to participate in exercise programs and designing a set of economic, social and cultural rights that are involved in sport participation consideration.