publication . Article . 2015

Exercise, eating disordered behaviors and psychological well-being: a study with Portuguese adolescents

A. Rui Gomes; Sónia Gonçalves; Joana Costa;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2015
  • Country: Portugal
This study analyzed the importance of exercise frequency on eating disordered behaviors and psychological well-being and the ability of various exercises, individual, and psychological variables to predict eating disordered behaviors. The following characteristics were measured: eating disordered behaviors, dieting habits, physical activity, goal orientation, social physique anxiety, and self-esteem. The results showed that regular exercise was reported more frequently by males, those with high attraction towards exercise, and adolescents with fewer dieting behaviors. Moreover, adolescents who exercised regularly showed fewer eating disordered behaviors and had ...
free text keywords: Exercise, Eating Disordered Dieting, Psychological Factors, Práctica de ejercicio, Conductas alimentarias, Dieta, Factores psicológicos, :Psicologia [Ciências Sociais], Social Sciences, Social Sciences (miscellaneous), General Psychology, Eating Disordered Behaviors, Dieting, Psychology(all)
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