Relations of Strength Training to Body Image Among a Sample of Female University Students

@article{Ahmed2002RelationsOS,
  title={Relations of Strength Training to Body Image Among a Sample of Female University Students},
  author={C. Ahmed and Wanda L. Hilton and K. Pituch},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={645–648}
}
College women enrolled in a strength training class were evaluated before and after the class using a combination of physical fitness measures, including weight, percentage of body fat, body circumference, and strength measures. Forty-nine subjects participated in strength training, twice a week for a total of 12 weeks. At the end of the class, participants were asked to respond to 9 open-ended questions dealing with perceptions of body image. Physical results of the study showed a mean weight… Expand
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