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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 13 Chapter 2: Review of Literature Scope of the Problem Obesity is associated with physiological (Gorber & Tremblay, 2010), psychological (Schvey, Puhl, & Brownell, 2011), and even economical health (Andreyeva, Sturm &...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 11 students, but limiting strength training to two times per week for only men (“Miami City Ballet School,” 2014). Dancers typically start lessons at young ages, many at or even before the age of five,...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 19 bias that is similar to those that are leaner, suggesting that obese people themselves harbor negative feelings towards “fat people”. Those that are overweight hold negative associations with being overweight...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 13 aesthetic appearance (Angioi et al., 2009). Koutedakis and Sharp (2004) found that the thigh circumference of ballerinas was unchanged after participating in a 12-week strength training program. In...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 20 a mean score of 3.27 among overweight respondents compared to 2.40 for normal weight respondents. The pair of adjectives that had the greatest difference between overweight and normal weight respondents were...
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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 23 Chapter 3: Methodology This aim of this study was to determine the relationship between self-reported BMI and perceptions of obese individuals using three questionnaires: the Fat Phobia Scale-Short Form, the...
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    • Field Testing as Short Term Predictors of Performance measuring vertical jump height, speed, and agility proved to have strong correlations to playing time. Moreover, the observation was made that two athletes at this high level of play may have...
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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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    • fond of music. We also visited the Art Gallery and Museum in the new Midland Institute and 'Arcade,' both built since 1 was in England 30 years ago. We also were invited by a cousin of Ellen's to go and visit him and his wife who live at Olton, six...
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    • BMI AND WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION 25 Anthropometric measurements of age, sex, height, weight, as well as occupation and education levels will be asked of each participant (Tables 1 & 3). All measurements will be self-reported. Procedures Each subject...
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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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