ERIC Number: EJ433878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Physical Activity and Adolescent Female Psychological Development.
Covey, Linda A.; Feltz, Deborah L.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v20 n4 p463-74 Aug 1991
Relationships between self-reported past and present physical activity levels and self-image, sense of mastery, gender role identity, self-perceived physical ability, and self-perceived attractiveness were studied for 149 female high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Results are discussed in terms of adolescent emotional health. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Coping, Emotional Development, Females, High School Students, High Schools, Interpersonal Attraction, Mental Health, Physical Activity Level, Psychological Patterns, Psychophysiology, Self Concept, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Sexual Identity
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A