Home / Consumer Goods / Sports Protective Equipment Market By Product (Helmet & Other Headgear, Protective Eyewear, Face Protection & Mouth Guards, Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors And Gloves), By Area Of Protection (Head And Face, Trunk And Thorax, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity), By Distribution Channel (Specialty Retail Stores, Multi-Retail Stores, Online Stores And Others) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2024

Sports Protective Equipment Market By Product (Helmet & Other Headgear, Protective Eyewear, Face Protection & Mouth Guards, Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors And Gloves), By Area Of Protection (Head And Face, Trunk And Thorax, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity), By Distribution Channel (Specialty Retail Stores, Multi-Retail Stores, Online Stores And Others) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 - 2024

Published: Feb 2017 | Report Code: 58353-02-17

Sports protective equipment has undergone substantial design and technological advancement over the past few decades resulting in impressive reduction in mortality and morbidity among athletes. However, as more individuals play competitive sports, extreme sports, and fitness training including strength programs, the magnitude of impacts has also become more intense in nature.

The report titled “Global Sports Protective Equipment Market - Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016–2024” offers strategic insights into the overall sports protective equipment market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2016 to 2024. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on type of product, type of area of protection, distribution channel and different geographical region. The type of product segment studied for analyzing the overall sports protective equipment market is majorly segmented into helmet & other headgear, protective eyewear, face protection & mouth guards, and pads, guards, chest protectors, & gloves. On the type of area of protection, sports protective equipment market is segmented into head and face, trunk and thorax, upper extremity and lower extremity. On the type of distribution channel the market is segmented into specialty retail stores, multi-retail stores, online stores and others.

In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading players in sports protective equipment market, attractive investment proposition market positioning of key manufacturers sections. Other in-depth analysis provided in the report includes:

Geographically, the global sports protective equipment market is studied for the following regional markets:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America and Middle East and Africa

Market size and forecast for these regional and country level markets are presented in this study for the period 2013-2024. Market growth rates for the forecast period 2016-2024 are also included in this report, considering 2015 as the base year.

Along with quantitative information, qualitative information sets and assessment tools are provided in this study for better analysis of the overall market scenario and future prospects. Information such as market inclination insights and drivers, challenges and opportunities assists the readers for understanding the ongoing trends in the global sports protective equipment market. Tools such as market positioning of key players and attractive investment proposition provide the readers with insights on the competitive scenario of the global sports protective equipment market. This report concludes with company profiles section that highlights major information about the key players engaged in global sports protective equipment market. In-depth competitive environment analysis and historical year 2014 market size data are also provided in the report.

Thus, the research study provides a holistic view of the global sports protective equipment market, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2016 to 2024, keeping in mind the above-mentioned factors.

Sports Protective Equipment Market

Chapter 1 Preface 10
1.1 Report Description 10
1.1.1 Purpose of the Report 10
1.1.2 Target Audience 10
1.1.3 USP and Key Offerings 10
1.2 Research Scope 11
1.3 Research Methodology 12
1.3.1 Phase I–Secondary Research 12
1.3.2 Phase II–Primary Research 13
1.3.3 Phase III–Expert Panel Review 13
1.3.4 Assumptions 14

Chapter 2 Executive Summary 15
2.1 Global Sports Protective EquipmentMarketPortraiture 16
2.2 GlobalSports Protective EquipmentMarket, by Product Type, 2015 & 2024 (Value %) 17
2.3 GlobalSports Protective EquipmentMarket, by Area of Protection, 2015 (US$ Mn) 18
2.4 GlobalSports Protective EquipmentMarket, byDistribution Channel, 2015 Vs 2024 (Value %) 19
2.5 GlobalSports Protective EquipmentMarket, by Geography, 2015 (Value %) 20

Chapter 3 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market Overview 21
3.1 Market Definition and Scope 21
3.2 Market Dynamics 21
3.2.1 Drivers 21
3.2.1.1 Rising Rate of Sports Events 21
3.2.1.2 Growing Participation in Sports Activities 22
3.2.1.3 Increase in Consumer Spending on Sports Protective Equipment 22
3.2.1.4 Rising Consumer Awareness About Health, Fitness and Wellbeing 23
3.3 Restraints 24
3.3.1.1 Threat of Counterfeit Products 24
3.3.1.2 Premium Pricing of Good Quality Sports Equipment 25
3.3.2 Opportunities 26
3.3.2.1 Proliferation of Online Retail Channels 26
3.3.2.2 Expanding Disposable Income in Emerging Economies 27
3.3.3 Top Winning Strategies 28
3.3.4 Top Investment Pockets 28
3.4 Value Chain Analysis 30
3.5 Porters Five Forces Analysis 30
3.5.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 30
3.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers 30
3.5.3 Threat of Substitutes 31
3.5.4 Threat of New Entrants 31
3.5.5 Competitive Rivalry 32
3.6 Market Player Positioning, 2015 33

Chapter 4 Global Sports Protective Equipment Analysis, by Product Type 34
4.1 Introduction 34
4.2 Helmet & Other Headgear 35
4.3 Protective Eyewear 36
4.4 Face Protection & Mouth guards 37
4.5 Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors And Gloves 38

Chapter 5 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, By Area of Protection 40
5.1 Overview 40
5.2 Head and Face 41
5.3 Trunk and Thorax 42
5.4 Upper Extremity 44
5.5 Lower Extremity 45

Chapter 6 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, by Distribution Channel 47
6.1 Overview 47
6.2 Specialty Retail Stores 48
6.3 Multi-retail Stores 49
6.4 Online Stores and Others 50

Chapter 7 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, By Geography 52
7.1 Preface 52
7.2 North America (U.S., Canada& Mexico) 53
7.3 Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy& Rest of Europe) 54
7.4 Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia and Rest of APAC) 55
7.5 LAMEA (Latin America Middle-East and Africa) 57

Chapter 8 Company Profiles 58
8.1 Adidas AG 58
8.2 Amer Sports Corporation 60
8.3 ASICS Corporation 61
8.4 BRG SPORTS 62
8.5 Nike, Inc. 63
8.6 Puma SE 64
8.7 SHOCK DOCTOR (BREGAL PARTNERS) 65
8.8 Under Armour, Inc. 66
8.9 VISTA OUTDOOR Inc 67
8.10 Xenith 69

List Of Table :

TABLE 1 Sports Protective Equipment, by Product Type, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 35
TABLE 2 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, By Area of Protection, 2014 – 2023 (US$ Mn) 40
TABLE 3 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, by Distribution Channel, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 47
TABLE 4 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Geography, 2014 – 2024 (US$Mn) 52
TABLE 5 North America Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Country, 2013 – 2024 (US$Mn) 54
TABLE 6 Europe Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 55
TABLE 7 Asia-Pacific Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Country, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 56
TABLE 8 LAMEA Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Country/Region, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 57
TABLE 9 Adidas AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 58
TABLE 10 Amer Sports Corporation: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 60
TABLE 11 ASICS Corporation: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 61
TABLE 12 BRG SPORTS: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 62
TABLE 13 Nike, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 63
TABLE 14 Puma SE: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 64
TABLE 15 SHOCK DOCTOR(BREGAL PARTNERS): Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 65
TABLE 16 Under Armour, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 66
TABLE 17 VISTA OUTDOOR Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 67
TABLE 18 Xenith: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Financial Performance; Product Portfolio; News Coverage) 69 

List Of Figure :

FIG. 1 Sports Protective Equipment Market: Research Methodology 12
FIG. 2 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Product Type, 2015 & 2024 (Value %) 17
FIG. 3 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Area of Protection, 2015 (US$ Mn) 18
FIG. 4 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Distribution Channel, 2015 Vs 2024 (Value %) 19
FIG. 5 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Geography, 2015 (Value %) 20
FIG. 6 Attractive Investment Proposition: Global Sports Protective Equipment Market, by Geography 29
FIG. 7 Value Chain Analysis: Global Sports Protective Equipment Market 30
FIG. 8 Market Player Positioning: Global Sports Protective Equipment Market 33
FIG. 9 Helmet and Other Headgears Market, 2014 – 2024 (US$Mn) 36
FIG. 10 Protective Eyewear Market, 2014 – 2024 (US$Mn) 37
FIG. 11 Face Protection & Mouth guards Market, 2014 – 2024 (US$Mn) 38
FIG. 12 Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors And Gloves Market, 2014 – 2024 (US$ Mn) 39
FIG. 13 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, By Head and Face Protection, 2014 2024 (US$ Mn) 42
FIG. 14 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, By Trunk and Thorax Protection, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn) 43
FIG. 15 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, By Upper Extremity Protection, 2014 2024 (US$ Mn) 45
FIG. 16 Global Sport Protective Equipment Market, By Lower Extremity Protection, 2014 2024 (US$ Mn) 46
FIG. 17 Global Specialty Retail StoresMarket, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn) 49
FIG. 18 Global Multi Retail Stores Market, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn) 50
FIG. 19 Global Online Stores and Others Market, 2014 - 2024 (US$ Mn) 51

Based on the type of product the sports protective equipment market is segmented as follows:

  • Helmets & Other Headgear
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Face Protection & Mouth-guards
  • Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors & Gloves

Protective equipment is designed specifically for the sports activities involved that helps to promote athlete safety and well-being. Many sports have rules that govern compulsory equipment, while other athletes choose to wear certain protective equipment for their safety. Protective equipment can refer to equipment that players wear, or other forms of protective equipment. With the increase in number of people engaging in sporting activities, the number of injuries has surged. Through usage of protective equipment when engaging in sporting activities can help reduce injuries and make the sports much safer. In 2015, pads, guards, chest protectors & gloves held the largest share in the global sports protective equipment market and is expected to hold the leadership position throughout the forecast period.  Growing initiative of sport association to develop and mandate these basic protective gears are acting as driving factors for the growth of sports protective equipment market. Protective eyewear is anticipated to grow at highest growth rate during the forecast period due to rising product launches and awareness among the athletes regarding the protective eyewear.

Sports Protective Equipment Market

Based on the type of area of protection the sports protective equipment market is segmented as follows:

  • Head and Face
  • Trunk and Thorax
  • Upper Extremity
  • Lower Extremity

Protective equipment is designed specifically for the sports activities involved that helps to promote athlete safety and well-being. Various national & international sports events across the world have increased the adoption of sports protective equipment in the recent years. As the participation in all forms of outdoor sports and athletic activities is increasing, particularly in the developing countries, it is anticipated that the demand for sports affordable protective will continue to rise during the forecast period. Sports protective equipment market is segmented on the basis of area protection into: head & face, trunk and thorax, upper extremity and lower extremity. Head & face segment continues to dominate the market, as it is made mandatory to wear headgear in particular sports to avoid fatal injury, and is expected to lead the market throughout the forecast period. Due to mandatory use of head gear in several sports, serious injuries have become rare, and the injuries that have occurred despite the use of head gear, the injury is not severe. Lower and upper extremity equipment is anticipated to witness higher growth rates globally due to advancement of technology and safety measures to avoid any injury to player.

Sports Protective Equipment Market

Based on the type of distribution channel the sports protective equipment market is segmented as follows:

  • Specialty Retail Stores
  • Multi-Retail Stores
  • Online Stores and Others

Protective equipment is designed specifically for the sports activities involved. Use of protective equipment helps to promote athlete safety and well-being. Many sports have rules that govern compulsory equipment, while other athletes choose to wear certain protective equipment for their safety. With the rise in the sports participation, the distribution channel of such sports gears have been increasing rapidly making it more accessible which is driving the market for sports protective equipment market globally. The sport protective equipment market is segmented based on distribution channels such as: specialty retail store, multi-retail stores and online stores and others. Among all the distribution channels, specialty retail channel dominates the market. Specialty retail channel is the traditional channel for buying the sport product, thus generating maximum revenue. A specialty store carries specific category of sport equipment meeting particular demand of the athlete and working on its precision and design. Moreover, the key benefit of purchase form specialty store is to focus on single class of product. More and more personalized experience is preferred by the customer to improve the comfort and performance, which attracts the customer to specialized stores. With advent in technology, emergence of tech savvy consumer base, usage of smart phones and user friendly apps available in the market, online store is witnessing higher growth and anticipated to continue during the forecast period. Benefits of e-commerce include the wide availability of goods and services for the consumer, the speed of access, its around-the-clock availability, easy accessibility, and international reach.

Sports Protective Equipment Market

For the purpose of this study, the global Sports Protective Equipment market is categorized into:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America Middle East and Africa (LAMEA)

For the purpose of this study, the global sports protective equipment market is categorized into regional markets viz., North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. In the base 2015, North America formed the largest market for sports protective equipment market. The factors driving the North America sports protective equipment market are continuous rise in the youth participation in the sport activities. Moreover, initiatives taken by sports communities and association further motivate the sports personnel have to actively participate in the sports activities. Hence , North America being an organized market for sports protective equipment due to better government initiatives, high disposable income to invest in the purchase of sports protective gears is the major factor for the growth and dominance of North America in the global sports protective equipment market. Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for sports protective equipment in the world. Rising penetration of professional level sports in the region is the major factor driving the market. Due to economic growth, the disposable income of the masses has increased in the region leading to acceptance of innovative and unique design sports gears. Moreover, in the countries like Australia and India, sports such as cricket, football, hockey is increasing and considered as an important nation in the respective sports. Thus, this plays an important influencing role in increasing the awareness among the population.

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