Global sport protection equipment market is anticipated to witness slow growth, reaching US$ 9,500 Mn value by the end of 2022. Concerns over rising number and severity of sports injuries has led to higher awareness on the need to use protective equipment. While regulations have helped in adoption of protective gear at national and international level, there is a long way to go before sports protective gear becomes the norm rather than the exception at amateur levels.
Sports protection equipment has gone the digital way, with manufacturers focusing on developing revolutionary sport protective equipment using sensors and materials that can provide better protection. Shock absorption and impact protection equipment are being developed by using new foam technology to protect the participant from high-speed impact.
Majorly used by the professional sports person, sport protection equipment includes helmets, pads, protective eyewear, mouth guards and face protection, and gloves. Use of sport protection equipment lowers the magnitude of injury caused during sport-related impacts, and also prevents the wearer from any further damage. Sport protection equipment are designed and tested as per the safety standards & requirement of various sports.
According to a latest report by Fact.MR, the Various factors are hampering the growth of the market such as high cost of equipment, increasing competition and lack of knowledge regarding the use of various sport protection equipment.
Protective Footwear – Top-Selling Products
Protective footwear is expected to remain the top-selling products in the global market during 2017-2022. Sales of protective footwear are anticipated to bring in nearly US$ 3,250 Mn revenues by the end of 2022. The report also projects North America as a leading region in the sales of protective footwear, revenues from which will procure considerable share in overall protective footwear market through 2022.
Know More Details About the Report
High Sales through Independent Sports Outlets
Gaining maximum revenue share in the sport protection equipment, independent sports outlet emerge as one of the most lucrative sales channels. By the end of 2017, independent sports outlets are projected to gain nearly two-fifth of global revenue share. Although global sales of sport protection equipment through franchised sports outlets is anticipated to create an incremental opportunity of over US$ 150 Mn between 2017 and 2022.
Individual Buyers to Gain Maximum Revenue Share
Compared to institutional buying of sport protection equipment, individual buyers will form a strong customer base in the global market. Towards the end of 2022, sales of sport protection equipment through individual buyers is expected to bring in nearly US$ 6,860 Mn in global revenues. Emergence of sports as a popular career option is also fuelling the adoption of sport protection equipment, particularly among individuals. Meanwhile, institutional purchasing of sport protection equipment is witnessing a boost from rising investment influx directed by governments across several regions.
Avail customized purchase options for your needs
The report also profiles companies that are expected to remain active in the expansion of global sport protection equipment market through 2022, which include
- Armour Inc.
- ASICS Corporation
- Adidas AG
- Shock Doctor Inc.
- Vista Outdoor Inc.
- Mizuno Corp.
- PUMA SE
- Acushnet Holdings Corp
- Amer Sports Corporation
- BRG Sports Inc.
- NIKE Inc.
- Decathlon S.A.
(Additional information, including cross-sectional data and country-wise analysis & forecast is available in the report)
The use of protective gear in sports has increased with the rise in sports-related injuries. Manufacturers and designers are focusing on developing smart sport protection equipment using wireless sensor technology and new foam technology to improve shock absorption and impact protection in various sport protection equipment. The report, compiled by Fact.MR, provides in-depth analysis of the global sport protection equipment market for the forecast period 2017-2022, and offers key insights about future market direction.
The scope of Fact.MR’s report is to analyze the global sport protection equipment market for the forecast period 2017-2022 and provide readers an unbiased and accurate analysis. Sport protection equipment manufacturers, stakeholders, and suppliers in the global sporting goods & accessories industry can benefit from the analysis offered in this report. This report offers a comprehensive analysis, which can be of interest to leading trade magazines and sports journals.
The report commences with a brief information of the global sport protection equipment market. This executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the report, providing users the scope of the report. The executive summary includes important facts and statistics on the global sport protection equipment market.
The next section offers an overview of the sport protection equipment market. This comprises an introduction to the market, along with a standard definition of the product – sport protection equipment. In this section, market value and year-over-year growth is offered to the readers. Year-over-year growth provides readers with a broader view of growth patterns over the forecast period.
The report’s succeeding section focuses on drivers, restraints and key trends from macroeconomic, demand, and supply perspectives. Impact analysis of weighted average model-based growth drivers is contained in the report for better provision of decision-making insights to clients.
In order to offer readers with up-to-date information about the latest advancements in the global sport protection equipment market, the report provides updates about market opportunities, which can benefit leading manufacturers of sport protection equipment. With continuous evolution of the sporting goods & accessories industry, keeping a record of latest developments and trends is fundamental for sport protection equipment manufacturers to formulate key business strategies. Detailed insights about raw material sourcing, supply chain, pricing analysis, list of distributors, and cost structure are provided in this section.
The report provides in-depth analysis on the broad scope of global sport protection equipment market. The report includes segment-wise analysis and offers future prospects of the market. The global market for sport protection equipment is segmented on basis of product type, sales channel, buyer type and region. This section also provides country-wise analysis & forecast across key market parameters.
The report’s last section comprises of the global sport protection equipment market competitive landscape, to provide readers with the dashboard view of company analysis and market players. This competitive intelligence is based on the providers’ categories across value chain, and their presence in the global sport protection equipment market.
Fact.MR is committed to offer unbiased and independent market research solutions to its clients. Each market report of Fact.MR is compiled after months of exhaustive research. We bank on a mix of tried-and-tested and innovative research methodologies to offer the most comprehensive and accurate information. Our main sources of research include,
- Primary research
- Secondary research
- Trade research
- Focused interviews
- Social media analysis
Need an Exclusive Report for your Unique Requirement?
- Related Reports -
The Rise of Intelligent Packaging
Personalized, Connected and Sustainable
- Our Clients -
- Evaluate How Fact.MR's Report Can Help. -
Is the market research conducted by Fact.MR?
Yes, the report has been compiled by expert analysts of Fact.MR, through a combination of primary and secondary research. To know more about how the research was conducted, you can speak to a research analyst.
What research methodology is followed by Fact.MR?
Fact.MR follows a methodology that encompasses the demand-side assessment of the market, and triangulates the same through a supply-side analysis. This methodology is based on the use of standard market structure, methods, and definitions.
What are the sources of secondary research?
Fact.MR conducts extensive secondary research through proprietary databases, paid databases, and information available in the public domain. We refer to industry associations, company press releases, annual reports, investor presentations, and research papers. More information about desk research is available upon request.
Who are the respondents for primary research?
Fact.MR speaks to stakeholders across the spectrum, including C-level executives, distributors, product manufacturers, and industry experts. For a full list of primary respondents, please reach out to us.
Is a sample of this report available for evaluation?
Yes, you can request a sample, and it will be sent to you through an email.