Social dominance orientation predicts drive for muscularity among British men.

@article{Swami2013SocialDO,
  title={Social dominance orientation predicts drive for muscularity among British men.},
  author={Viren Swami and Rudolfos-Valentino Neofytou and Joanna Jablonska and Holly Thirlwell and Donna Taylor and Donald R. McCreary},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2013},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={653-6}
}
The present study tested the hypothesis that men's drive for muscularity would be associated with their valuation of domination, power, status, and aggression over others. A community sample of 359 men from London, UK, completed measures of drive for muscularity, social dominance orientation, right-wing authoritarianism, trait aggression, and need for power, as well as their demographic details. Bivariate correlations showed that greater drive for muscularity was significantly correlated with… CONTINUE READING

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