publication . Article . 2010

The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Body Image Attitudes in Women

Sareh Zar-Shenas; Ashraf Karbalaaei-Nouri; Seyyed-Ali Hosseini; Mahdi Rahgozar; Reza Seyed-Nour; Nahaleh Moshtagh;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2010 Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation (issn: 1607-2960, eissn: 1607-2960, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences
Objective: Sociocultural emphasis and increased interest in physical attractiveness and current attitudes body structure have increased body image dissatisfaction among women. The prevalence of body image dissatisfaction is linked with various psychological disorders and disturbances such as low self-esteem, depression and other disorders. The present study investigated the short program aerobic exercise effects on body image among women. Materials & Methods: In this interventional and quasi experimental study, 82 females among 150 women (18-45 years old) referred to Enghelab and Gol sports clubs in Tehran were selected by convenient and simple sampling based on...
free text keywords: Aerobic exercise, body image, body dissatisfaction, women attitude, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950
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