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Type of publication: conference paper
Type of publication (PDB): Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Edukologija / Education (S007)
Author(s): Miežienė, Brigita;Jankauskienė, Rasa;Mickūnienė, Rasa
Title: Can internalization of sociocultural beauty standards predict adolescents’ physical activity?
Is part of: 5th World conference on educational sciences [elektroninis išteklius] : Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, 5-8 February 2013 : abstracts. Rome : Sapienza University, 2013
Extent: p. 1-1
Date: 2013
Keywords: Body dissatisfaction;Adolescence;Body image
Abstract: The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between the internalization of sociocultural standards of physical attractiveness and physical activity among adolescents of both genders. The participants of the study were 821 adolescents from 15 to 18 years of age. Internalization of general sociocultural standards of physical attractiveness was associated with significantly lower strenuous and moderate PA in girls, but not in boys. Internalization of athletic body image was associated with higher strenuous PA in both genders
Affiliation(s): Lietuvos sporto universitetas
Psichologijos katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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