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What is the role of appearance concerns in exercise participation?

What is the role of appearance concerns in exercise participation? Despite the several health-related benefits associated with regular exercise, such as improvements in anxiety and depression, individuals who feel uncomfortable with their bodies are likely to avoid physical activity for fear of being judged negatively by others. Daisy Townsend, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Appearance Research, delves into the psyche of those who feel self-conscious about their body image http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Mark Allen Group

What is the role of appearance concerns in exercise participation?

Journal of Aesthetic Nursing , Volume 2 (5): 2 – Jun 1, 2013

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Mark Allen Group
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 MA Healthcare Limited
ISSN
2050-3717
eISSN
2052-2878
DOI
10.12968/joan.2013.2.5.248
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Abstract

Despite the several health-related benefits associated with regular exercise, such as improvements in anxiety and depression, individuals who feel uncomfortable with their bodies are likely to avoid physical activity for fear of being judged negatively by others. Daisy Townsend, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Appearance Research, delves into the psyche of those who feel self-conscious about their body image

Journal

Journal of Aesthetic NursingMark Allen Group

Published: Jun 1, 2013

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