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Sports Protective Equipment Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028

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  • 144 Pages
  • September 2023
  • Region: Global
  • IMARC Group
  • ID: 5615101
The global sports protective equipment market size reached US$ 7.9 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach US$ 10.7 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% during 2023-2028.

Sports protective equipment is used to protect participants from severe injuries and fatalities during practice or match. It is made using different materials, including foam to absorb fluids; gel to absorb shock and protect bony areas; felt for offering support; thermoplastics for splints and custom pads; and silicone elastomer for hands and wrist injuries. It is widely available in various forms, which finds application depending on the sport and the body area that needs to be protected. For instance, helmets are used to protect the head in boxing, cycling, cricket, ice hockey, and whitewater sports, while pads are used to shield the neck, chest, and upper extremities in football and baseball.

Sports Protective Equipment Market Trends:

The risk of injury is generally higher in contact, collision, and adventure sports. As a result, governments and health organizations of numerous countries are implementing safety standards to promote the utilization of protective equipment while playing sports. In addition, the increasing participation of children in professional sports is contributing to market growth. Moreover, schools and colleges worldwide are encouraging student participation in sports events and tournaments. This, in confluence with the growing concerns among parents about the physical health of their children, is influencing the demand for sports protective equipment positively. Besides this, the increasing prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases and the focus of individuals on maintaining their overall health are fueling the market growth. The emerging trend of outdoor sports, coupled with the thriving travel and tourism industry, is also driving the market. Furthermore, several initiatives are being undertaken to increase awareness about the benefits of physical activities and sports, which is projected to create a positive market outlook.

Key Market Segmentation:

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global sports protective equipment market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. The report has categorized the market based on product type, area of protection and distribution channel.

Breakup by Product Type:

  • Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors and Gloves
  • Helmets and Other Headgear
  • Protective Eyewear
  • Face Protection and Mouth Guards

Breakup by Area of Protection:

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

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

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

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Others
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Others
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Others
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Adidas AG, Alpinestars, Amer Sports Oyj, ASICS Corporation, Franklin Sports Inc., Mizuno Corporation, Nike Inc., Puma SE, Under Armour Inc., Vista Outdoor Inc. and Warrior Sports Inc. (New Balance).

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global sports protective equipment market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global sports protective equipment market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the area of protection?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the distribution channel?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?
  • What is the structure of the global sports protective equipment market and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the industry?

Table of Contents

1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Sports Protective Equipment Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Forecast
6 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.1 Pads, Guards, Chest Protectors and Gloves
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Helmets and Other Headgear
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Protective Eyewear
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
6.4 Face Protection and Mouth Guards
6.4.1 Market Trends
6.4.2 Market Forecast
7 Market Breakup by Area of Protection
7.1 Head and Face
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Trunk and Thorax
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Upper Extremity
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
7.4 Lower Extremity
7.4.1 Market Trends
7.4.2 Market Forecast
8 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
8.1 Specialty Retail Stores
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Multi-Retail Stores
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Online Stores
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast
8.4 Others
8.4.1 Market Trends
8.4.2 Market Forecast
9 Market Breakup by Region
9.1 North America
9.1.1 United States Market Trends Market Forecast
9.1.2 Canada Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2 Asia-Pacific
9.2.1 China Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.2 Japan Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.3 India Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.4 South Korea Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.5 Australia Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.6 Indonesia Market Trends Market Forecast
9.2.7 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3 Europe
9.3.1 Germany Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.2 France Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.3 United Kingdom Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.4 Italy Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.5 Spain Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.6 Russia Market Trends Market Forecast
9.3.7 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
9.4 Latin America
9.4.1 Brazil Market Trends Market Forecast
9.4.2 Mexico Market Trends Market Forecast
9.4.3 Others Market Trends Market Forecast
9.5 Middle East and Africa
9.5.1 Market Trends
9.5.2 Market Breakup by Country
9.5.3 Market Forecast
10 SWOT Analysis
10.1 Overview
10.2 Strengths
10.3 Weaknesses
10.4 Opportunities
10.5 Threats
11 Value Chain Analysis
12 Porters Five Forces Analysis
12.1 Overview
12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
12.4 Degree of Competition
12.5 Threat of New Entrants
12.6 Threat of Substitutes
13 Price Analysis
14 Competitive Landscape
14.1 Market Structure
14.2 Key Players
14.3 Profiles of Key Players
14.3.1 Adidas AG Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials
14.3.2 Alpinestars Company Overview Product Portfolio
14.3.3 Amer Sports Oyj Company Overview Product Portfolio SWOT Analysis
14.3.4 ASICS Corporation Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials
14.3.5 Franklin Sports Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio
14.3.6 Mizuno Corporation Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
14.3.7 Nike Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
14.3.8 Puma SE Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
14.3.9 Under Armour Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials
14.3.10 Vista Outdoor Inc. Company Overview Product Portfolio Financials SWOT Analysis
14.3.11 Warrior Sports Inc. (New Balance) Company Overview Product Portfolio

Companies Mentioned

  • Adidas AG
  • Alpinestars
  • Amer Sports Oyj
  • ASICS Corporation
  • Franklin Sports Inc.
  • Mizuno Corporation
  • Nike Inc.
  • Puma SE
  • Under Armour Inc.
  • Vista Outdoor Inc.
  • Warrior Sports Inc. (New Balance)



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