TITLE

"I Really WantTo Be Thin": Understanding Taiwanese Girls' Body Image

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Feb2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study which examined the influence of body image to overweight or obese Taiwanese girls. The researchers focused on the teenagers' perceptions on the function of physical activity, exercise, and diet in weight management. The study highlighted the complex relationship of being obese or overweight in a Taiwanese society and the varied ways of coping with weight loss management.
ACCESSION #
60003617

 

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