Effect of participation in an 8 week aerobic dance and step aerobics program on physical self-perception and body image satisfaction


ASCI F., KIN A. , Kosar S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY, cilt.29, ss.366-375, 1998 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.366-375

Özet

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of an 8 week aerobic dance and step aerobics program on the physical self-perception and body image satisfaction of female university students. The subjects in this study were 45 female university students from the Middle East Technical University The subjects were randomly assigned to control, aerobic and step groups. The Physical Self-Perception Profile and Berscheid, Walster and Bohrnstedt Body Image Questionnaire were administered, as a pre-test and a post-test, to subjects in each group before and after the 8 week treatment According to analysis of covariance results no significant group effects were found for the 5 subscales of physical self- perception and mean body image satisfaction among the 3 groups.