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Effects of sport participation on adolescent self-esteem and body-image: differences in gender and types of sports explored

  title={Effects of sport participation on adolescent self-esteem and body-image: differences in gender and types of sports explored},
  author={B. {\'O}marsson},
Sport participation has been shown to positively influence self-esteem and body-image of adolescent youth. This effect was measured in a sample of Icelandic participants, with the effects of gender and participation in individual and team sports explored. The study used previously gathered data “Ungt Fólk á Íslandi 2010” (Youth in Iceland) collected by The Icelandic Centre for Social Research in the fall of 2010. The study was implemented on a sample of 1994 participants from the previously… Expand

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