The role of physical activity, body mass index and maturity status in body-related perceptions and self-esteem of adolescents

Altintas A., AŞÇI F. H. , Kin-Isler A. , Guven-Karahan B., Kelecek S., Ozkan A., ...More

ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol.41, no.5, pp.395-402, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/03014460.2013.857721
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-402


Background: Adolescence represents a transitional period which is marked by physical, social and psychological changes. Changes in body shape and physical activity especially alter and shape the psychological well-being of adolescents.