Моделирование участия людей в занятиях спортом: обзор результатов
The article presents a classification of approaches to the analysis of people's sports activities at the individual level. Economists are interested in studying sports because of the growing importance of the sport industry in the economy. In this regard, it becomes an urgent task to identify motivations that encourage people to engage in sports. The main purpose of the paper is to discuss the differences in approaches to the study of sports activity of individuals depending on the dominant motives. The author considers the main motives for sports, such as professional activities, leisure, and investments in human capital. The article systematizes approaches to the analysis of people's sports activities and offers a classification of approaches. The article discusses the relationship between motives and the problem of empirical assessment of individuals' decision-making about sports from an economist's point of view.