Muscle dysmorphia, gender role stress, and sociocultural influences: an exploratory study.

@article{Tucker2011MuscleDG,
  title={Muscle dysmorphia, gender role stress, and sociocultural influences: an exploratory study.},
  author={Readdy Tucker and Patti Lou Watkins and Bradley J. Cardinal},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={310-9}
}
Our study explored the contribution of gender role stress (GRS) and sociocultural appearance demands to symptoms of muscle dysmorphia (MD) in a college sample of 219 women and 154 men. For women, five GRS subscales, sociocultural appearance demands, age, and frequency of aerobic exercise predicted MD symptoms (model R2 = .33; F(8,210) = 12.81, p < . 001); for men, only one GRS subscale, age, and sociocultural appearance demands predicted MD symptoms (model R2 = .40; F(3,150) = 9.52, p < .001… CONTINUE READING

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