Social ideological influences on food consumption and BMI

Wang, Wei Chun. 2008, Social ideological influences on food consumption and BMI, Ph.D. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Social ideological influences on food consumption and BMI
Author Wang, Wei Chun.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) Baby boom generation - Health and hygiene - Australia
Baby boom generation - Attitudes - Australia
Health attitudes - Age factors - Australia
Health behavior - Age factors - Australia
Body mass index
Summary Social ideologies appeared to influence dietary behaviour, physical activity and BMI. These influences varied through different pathways in younger and older baby boomers. Studies provide insight into the segmentation of baby boomer population in relation to concrete social ideologies that could be used for policy development and effective health promotion.
Notes Degree conferred 2009.
Language eng
Description of original xvii, 252, R52, A20 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 613.0438
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