عنوان مقاله [English]
The overall objective of the research was to analyze the sociological of the factors affecting the management of the youth in the city of Isfahan. The research method was descriptive survey and the statistical population of the study was all young people aged 16 to 18 years old. The sample size, 369 people, were selected by cluster random sampling method in several stages. The instrument was a researcher made questionnaire whose validity was confirmed by experts and its reliability was calculated 0.84 by calculating Cronbach's alpha coefficient. To analyze the data, Manua and regression methods were used. The results of the study showed that eight factors of social acceptance, body dissatisfaction, satellite propaganda and media, public culture between youth, reference groups, friends and peers, economic factors and cultural capital are effective in the tendency of young athletes to manage the body. The results showed body dissatisfaction was the strong Predictor.