ERIC Number: EJ562260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Adolescent Male Athletes: Body Image, Diet, and Exercise.
Parks, Pamela S. McKay; Read, Marsha H.
Adolescence, v32 n127 p593-602 Fall 1997
Investigates and compares football players' (n=44) and cross-country runners' (n=30) body image concerns, attitudes toward eating, and reasons for exercising. Results revealed significant differences. Football players reported a more positive body image, whereas runners indicated a greater concern for weight control and more disordered eating patterns. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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