publication . Article . 2019

Satisfaction of body image and eating behavior of amateur dancers from the city of Canela-RS

Fattori, Sabine Bianchi; Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS), Campus Região das Hortênsias, Canela-RS, Brasil; Nicoletto, Bruna Bellincanta; Universidade de Caxias do Sul (UCS), Caxias do Sul-RS, Brasil;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 11 Feb 2019
  • Publisher: IBPEFEX
Objective: To assess the presence of dissatisfaction with body image and inadequate eating behaviors of amateur classic ballet dancers from the city of Canela-RS. Methods: Twenty-eight female students in the adolescent age group (10 to 19 years old), classical ballet dancers from all dance schools in the city, were included in the study. Questionnaires were applied to assess sociodemographic data, dissatisfaction with body image (Body Shape Questionnaire and Stunkard silhouettes scale) and eating behavior (Eating Attitudes Test-26). Weight, height, waist circumference and triceps and subscapular skinfolds were measured. Results: The prevalence of dissatisfaction...
free text keywords: Comportamento alimentar; Imagem corporal; Dança
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