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

  title={The effect of thin and muscular images on women's body satisfaction.},
  author={Catherine A Benton and Bryan Karazsia},
  journal={Body image},
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
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