High tendency to the substantial concern on body shape and eating disorders risk of the students majoring Nutrition or Sport Sciences


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Nergiz-Unal R., BİLGİÇ P., Yabanci N.

NUTRITION RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, vol.8, no.6, pp.713-718, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4162/nrp.2014.8.6.713
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.713-718
  • Keywords: Physical appearance, body shape, university student, eating attitude, body image, TURKISH UNIVERSITY-STUDENTS, MASS INDEX, IMAGE PERCEPTION, QUESTIONNAIRE, ATTITUDES, DIETETICS, PATTERNS, MEN
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Studies have indicated that university students majoring in nutrition and dietetics or sport sciences may have more obsessions associated with eating attitudes and body shape perception compared to other disciplines i.e. social sciences. Therefore, this study aimed to assess and compare the risk of eating disorders and body shape perception.