The effect of thin and muscular images on women's body satisfaction.

@article{Benton2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of thin and muscular images on women's body satisfaction.},
  author={Catherine A Benton and Bryan Karazsia},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={22-7}
}
A substantial body of research documents that exposure to images depicting a "thin ideal" body figure effects women's state-oriented body satisfaction. However, there is evidence that the societal ideal body figure of females is evolving to be not just thin, but also muscular or toned. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to test the effect of exposure to ideal body figures that are both thin and muscular on female state body satisfaction. Researchers recruited female participants (N=366… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 30 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 7 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

2 Figures & Tables

Topics

Statistics

0102030201620172018
Citations per Year

Citation Velocity: 9

Averaging 9 citations per year over the last 3 years.

Learn more about how we calculate this metric in our FAQ.