New Zealand Bodybuilder Identities

@article{Probert2007NewZB,
  title={New Zealand Bodybuilder Identities},
  author={A. Probert and Sarah Leberman and F. Palmer},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  year={2007},
  volume={42},
  pages={26 - 5}
}
Existing research implies bodybuilders are a homogenous group with gender, power, control and empowerment, as well as afflictions such as personal inadequacies, dominating scholarly thinking concerning their identity. External critiques have frequently portrayed bodybuilders in a negative light, whilst phenomenological accounts have emphasized participant's positive experiences. This research has focused on bodybuilder identity in New Zealand. Some 382 competitive bodybuilders completed a… Expand
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