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    • KUDZU Leadership 58 papers I worked there was at least one dedicated reporter. I left the business because I was not committed to the story anymore. I could no longer put up with the tedium of small-town reporting. This is not the case for David...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 3 Abstract Objective: This study explored the relationship between self-reported body mass index (BMI) and attitudes and fat phobic tendencies towards obese people. Research Methods and Procedures: An internet-based...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 5 Beliefs About Obese Person Scale ................................................................................................ 20 Conclusion...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 9 higher anti-fat bias scores, indicating negative feelings towards oneself as a result of their body weight. It is hypothesized that a positive correlation between self-reported BMI and the Fat Phobia Scale-Short...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 10 Weight discrimination. Weight discrimination is defined as the negative attitudes expressed by people that are directed toward obesity and those people who are obese (Teachman & Brownell, 2001). The Fat Phobia...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 21 for the Fat Phobia Scale was 3.7. A score of 4.4 or higher was noted in 13.4% of participants (Wolf, 2010). Attitudes Toward Obese Persons Scale The Attitudes Toward Obese Persons (ATOP) Scale has a retest...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 24 The internet-based survey included three questionnaires: the Fat Phobia Scale-Short Form, the Attitudes Towards Obese People Scale, and the Beliefs About Obese People Scale. Each questionnaire was administered to...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 26 Chapter 4: Results All hypotheses were tested by calculating Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). See all tables and figures for a complete...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 27 that a person with a higher BMI tends to believe that one’s body weight is not under personal control. Although not originally hypothesized, FPS-SF and ATOP scores were significantly correlated, r(300) = -0.352, p <...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 29 Chapter 5: Discussion As obesity rates continue to rise, it is believed that there is a direct association between those rates and weight-related stigmas and discrimination (Gorber & Tremblay, 2010). However, the...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 30 appear to be a correlation between BMI and the ATOP scale, there was a significant correlation between BMI and the BAOP scale, suggesting that BMI does affect the beliefs that people have toward obese persons and...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 50 Figure 4: Attitudes Towards Obese Persons (ATOP) Scale (Paper)
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 52 Figure 6. BMI FPS-SF. This figure illustrates the data for each subject, their BMI, their FPS-SF score, and the linear correlation (n = 300, r = -0.049, p < .05) between the two variables. Figure 7. BMI ATOP. This...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 53 Figure 8. BMI BAOP. This figure illustrates the data for each subject, their BMI, their BAOP score, and the linear correlation (n = 300, r = 0.151, p < .05) between the two variables. Figure 9. FPS-SF ATOP. This...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 54 Figure 10. FPS-SF BAOP. This figure illustrates the data for each subject, their FPS-SF score, their BAOP score, and the linear correlation (n = 300, r = -0.382, p < .01) between the two variables. Figure 11. ATOP...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 56 Table 4 Pearson Correlation Coefficients BMI ATOP BAOP FPS-SF AGE GEND EDU Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2) -- Attitudes Toward Obese Persons Scale (0 to 120) 0.004* -- Beliefs About Obese Persons Scale (0 to 48) .151*...
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    • 12 managerial and lower level employee input (Shockley-Zalabak, 2006). Snow College is fortunate to have leadership willing to see the importance of having the input of the employees. With the growing popularity of social media, Snow College...
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    • LIFE Bonheimer Kryl, noted maestro, directs his famous symphony orchestra The towering chimney at whose base lies the boiler house where Bill Flannigan has kept watch for thirty years Two men compete to see who gets the pigskin Roy Cooper...
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    • Cliffs--Dixie National Forest (Utah); Table Cliff (Garfield County, Utah)
    • A man at the base of the tree gives a reference point to the massive size of trees atop Table Cliff.

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