Sports Protective Gear Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)

Sports Protective Gear Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)

Global Sports protective gear market is expected to register a robust CAGR of ~5% over the period of 2022-2028. The growth of the market is influenced by factors such as increasing participation of schools and colleges in sports activities across the world. The surge in participation is attributed to increasing campaigns by sports governing bodies and professional leagues, such as the Indian Premier League (IPL), Western Hockey League (WHL), National Football League (NFL), and Major League Baseball (MLB). Moreover, growing awareness regarding health and fitness has led to a rise in participation in physical activities and sports, thereby fueling the demand for protective gear over the forecast period. The use of protective equipment is compulsory in any sports event as it provides protection against sudden external effects and helps avoid deadly injuries, which is also aiding the market growth. Furthermore, due to injuries caused to athletes during sports activities various safety standards have been established by the sport’s governing bodies across the world and implemented the use of protective equipment in sports to decrease injury risk.

Adidas AG, Alpinestars, New Balance Athletics Inc., Nike Inc., Nova Sports USA, Puma SE, Softguards, Under Armour Inc., United Sports Brands, and Vista Outdoor Inc. are some of the key players in the market. Several M&As along with partnerships have been undertaken by these players to facilitate customers with hi-tech and innovative products/technologies.

Insights Presented in the Report
"Amongst type, leg protection category holds the dominant position in the market”

Based on type, the market is divided into helmets & other headgear, protective eyewear, face protection & mouth guards, pads, guards, leg protection, chest protectors, & gloves. Leg protection gears are expected to expand at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. This is due to the growing popularity of soccer across the globe will have a positive impact on segment growth. For instance, according to the study, soccer or football is the most popular sport in the world. It is estimated that more than half of the world's population consider themselves to be association football fans. The sport enjoys an estimated 4.0 billion people following, and a global sphere of influence.
"Amongst area of protection, head and face category is currently the dominant player of market”

Based on area of protection, the market is classified into head & face, trunk & thorax, upper extremity, and lower extremity. During the forecast period, the head & face is projected to grow at the highest rate. The development of head protection equipment has evolved as a result of studies into head injuries in sports. Athletes are shielded from skull fractures, hematoma internal bleeding, and concussions by headgear. These developments have reduced the number of severe injuries in all sports.
"Amongst distribution channel, online stores expected to have significant growth”

Based on distribution channels, the market is segmented into offline and online channels. The online segment is expected to expand at the fastest rate over the forecast period. Online sales channel has witnessed significant growth in the last few years due to increasing internet penetration in various countries. Moreover, the expansion of online retailers including such as Amazon, Walmart, and DICK’S Sporting Goods into new geographies, is further expected to fuel segment growth during the forecast period.

“APAC to witness significant growth during the forecast period”

Asia-Pacific is expected to show the highest CAGR growth in the sports protective gear market. The major contributors to the growth of this market are China and India which are expected to become the market leaders by 2028. This is due to the increasing penetration of schools and colleges, coupled with a rise in the number of sports events, such as the World Hockey League and the Indian Premier League, which is anticipated to fuel the demand for sports protective gear over the forecast period. Growing awareness among parents related to the associated benefits of physical activities, including sports, has positively influenced the demand for sports equipment, including protective gear. The growing popularity of football in China, India, and other Asian countries is expected to increase the demand for leg protection equipment over the forecast period.

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1 MARKET INTRODUCTION
1.1. Market Definitions
1.2. Main Objective
1.3. Stakeholders
1.4. Limitation
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY OR ASSUMPTION
2.1. Research Process of the Sports Protective Gear Market
2.2. Research Methodology of the Sports Protective Gear Market
2.3. Respondent Profile
3 MARKET SYNOPSIS
4 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
5 GLOBAL SPORTS PROTECTIVE GEAR MARKET COVID-19 IMPACT
6 GLOBAL SPORTS PROTECTIVE GEAR MARKET REVENUE (USD BN), 2020-2028F
7 MARKET INSIGHTS BY TYPE
7.1. Helmets & Other Headgear
7.2. Protective Eyewear
7.3. Face protection & mouth guards
7.4. Pads, guards
7.5. Leg protector
7.6. Chest protectors
7.7. Gloves
8 MARKET INSIGHTS BY AREA OF PROTECTION
8.1. Head & Face
8.2. Trunk & Thorax
8.3. Upper Extremity
8.4. Lower Extremity
9 MARKET INSIGHTS BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL
9.1. Offline
9.2. Online
10 MARKET INSIGHTS BY REGION
10.1. North America
10.1.1. U.S.
10.1.2. Canada
10.1.3. Rest of North America
10.2. Europe
10.2.1. Germany
10.2.2. France
10.2.3. Spain
10.2.4. United Kingdom
10.2.5. Italy
10.2.6. Rest of Europe
10.3. Asia-Pacific
10.3.1. China
10.3.2. India
10.3.3. Japan
10.3.4. Australia
10.3.5. Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.4. Rest of World
11 SPORTS PROTECTIVE GEAR MARKET DYNAMICS
11.1. Market Drivers
11.2. Market Challenges
11.3. Impact Analysis
12 SPORTS PROTECTIVE GEAR MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
13 SPORTS PROTECTIVE GEAR MARKET TRENDS
14 POLICY & REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
15 DEMAND AND SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
15.1. Demand Side Analysis
15.2. Supply Side Analysis
16 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
17 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO
17.1. Competitive Landscape
17.1.1. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
18 COMPANY PROFILED
18.1. Adidas AG
18.2. Alpinestars
18.3. New Balance Athletics Inc.
18.4. Nike Inc.
18.5. Nova Sports USA
18.6. Puma SE
18.7. Softguards
18.8. Under Armour Inc.
18.9. United Sports Brand
18.10. Vista Outdoor Inc.
19 DISCLAIMER

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