Tanning Shade Gradations of Models in Mainstream Fitness and Muscle Enthusiast Magazines: Implications for Skin Cancer Prevention in Men.

Abstract

Tanned skin has been associated with perceptions of fitness and social desirability. Portrayal of models in magazines may reflect and perpetuate these perceptions. Limited research has investigated tanning shade gradations of models in men's versus women's fitness and muscle enthusiast magazines. Such findings are relevant in light of increased incidence… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1557988314543511

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@article{Basch2015TanningSG, title={Tanning Shade Gradations of Models in Mainstream Fitness and Muscle Enthusiast Magazines: Implications for Skin Cancer Prevention in Men.}, author={Corey H Basch and Grace Clarke Hillyer and Danna Ethan and Alyssa Berdnik and Charles E Basch}, journal={American journal of men's health}, year={2015}, volume={9 4}, pages={301-6} }