عنوان مقاله [English]
This study examines Relationship the role of mass media on superstitious behaviors of among football players. Purpose of applied research. The study population included all Premier League footballers working in Fars province (n = 520) that uses simple random sampling based on Cochran table sample was determined (n = 223). A questionnaire to collect data on the role of mass media 23 questions in 4 subscales (cultural factors, factors such as knowledge, information and agents of social participation) And in the superstitious belief that in both practice and belief set 14 questions were formulated. The validity of the questionnaire, content validity and construct validity and reliability using Cronbach's alpha reliability coefficient was investigated. To analyze the data, SPSS software was used. The results showed a negative correlation between the mass media and superstitious behaviors of are at 95% And also, between the components of the mass media: knowledge, culture and information with superstitious behaviors of are at 95% and a significant negative correlation between the role of mass media participation and superstitious behaviors of, there is no significant relationship at 95%. Between the mass media and superstitious behaviors of in both practice and belief are significant negative correlation at 95%. Multiple regression analysis showed that variables of knowledge, culture and information 27 percent of the variance is explained superstitious behaviors of.