Challenging "Size Matters" Messages: An Exploration of the Experiences of Critical Obesity Scholars in Higher Education.

@inproceedings{Cameron2016ChallengingM,
  title={Challenging "Size Matters" Messages: An Exploration of the Experiences of Critical Obesity Scholars in Higher Education.},
  author={Erin Cameron},
  year={2016}
}
Given that postsecondary institutions are increasingly seen as sites to promote health, critical scholars are calling attention to how the contemporary Western weight-centred health paradigm reinforces a “size matters” message that is fueling harmful attitudes towards and judgments of bodies. As such, research that highlights strategies to promote safe teaching and learning environments for students and faculty, regardless of body shape and size, is of utmost importance. Through 26 participant… CONTINUE READING

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