Preferred body type of fitness instructors among university students in exercise classes.

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This study examined the relationship between participants' physique anxiety, eating behaviors, somatotype, and the preferred qualifications and body type of a fitness instructor. Subjects were 171 students attending fitness classes at a university. Analysis indicated that the women preferred a thinner fitness instructor than men and that enthusiasm… (More)

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@article{Evans2005PreferredBT, title={Preferred body type of fitness instructors among university students in exercise classes.}, author={R. Evans and Ellen M Cotter and Jane L.P. Roy}, journal={Perceptual and motor skills}, year={2005}, volume={101 1}, pages={257-66} }