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Perception of body shape in elderly white and black men

Abadie, B. R and Schuler, P. B and Hunt, B. P and Lischkoff, N. J and Hallinan, Christopher J and Wang, M. W (1996) Perception of body shape in elderly white and black men. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 83 (2). pp. 449-450. ISSN 0031-5125 (print) 1558-688X (online)

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Abstract

In assessing the effects of age, physical activity and ethnic identity on perception of body shape in a group of 110 elderly men, the difference was 51gndlcant For perception of current and ideal body shape, with rhe greatesr difference Tor the 49 physically active black elderly men.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: body shape, perception, physical activity, ethnic identity
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise & Sport Science (CARES)
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2012 23:12
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2012 23:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1184
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