Body image and self-esteem among adolescents undergoing an intervention targeting dietary and physical activity behaviors.

@article{Huang2007BodyIA,
  title={Body image and self-esteem among adolescents undergoing an intervention targeting dietary and physical activity behaviors.},
  author={Jeannie Huang and Gregory J. Norman and Marion F Zabinski and Karen Calfas and Kevin Patrick},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={245-51}
}
PURPOSE To determine the effect of a one-year intervention targeting physical activity, sedentary, and diet behaviors among adolescents on self-reported body image and self-esteem. Health promotion interventions can lead to awareness of health risk and subsequent adoption of beneficial changes in behavior. However, it is possible that interventions targeting behaviors associated with childhood obesity may also increase the likelihood of unhealthy eating and physical activity obsessions and… CONTINUE READING
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