Impact of non-professional runner clubs: An AHP approach to the economic, environmental and sociocultural factors

José Manuel Guaita-Martínez, Norat Roig-Tierno, Alicia Mas-Tur


Sports activities can affect the economy, tourism, the environment, society, culture, psychology and the administration. Through the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) this study quantifies the weight that factors related to the economic impact, environmental impact and sociocultural impact and sub-factors (increase of economic activity, increase of job creation, increase of R&D, creation of new accommodation, reduction of environmental impact, increase of heritage preservation, increase of promotion of the environment, increase of value of properties, increase of community spirit, increase in social interest and better living standards) have on the global impact of these activities


non-professional sport clubs, economic impact, AHP

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