TITLE

MISPERCEPTIONS OF OVERWEIGHT: ASSOCIATIONS OF WEIGHT MISPERCEPTION WITH HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG NORMAL-WEIGHT COLLEGE STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
SOUTHERLAND, JODI; LIANG WANG; RICHARDS, KASIE; PACK, ROBERT; SLAWSON, DEBORAH L.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p562
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which examined the association between weight perception and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among college students with normal weight. The study collected data from 369 randomly selected college students attending a public university in central Appalachia. It hypothesized that misperception of overweight would lead to greater HRQoL deficits in otherwise healthy college students.
ACCESSION #
91967151

 

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