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Body image, muscularity and weight loss among people who attend gymnasiums

James, Tegan M. M. 2003, Body image, muscularity and weight loss among people who attend gymnasiums, D.Psychology (Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Body image, muscularity and weight loss among people who attend gymnasiums
Alternative title Classification of school refusal according to subtypes of anxiety, avoidance, separation anxiety, and malingering
Author James, Tegan M. M.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psychology (Clinical)
Date submitted 2003
Keyword(s) Body image
Weight loss - Psychological aspects
Exercise - Psychological aspects
School phobia - Case studies
Summary Biosocial models of weight loss and increased muscles were empirically tested among adult exercisers. Although women experienced greater body dissatisfaction, both genders engaged in potentially risky strategies to reach their body goals, ranging from the use of food supplements and steroids to bulimic behaviours and excessive exercise.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 613.71019
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026713

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