Body Image and Fitness Training

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SKU:
827008125197*
Author:
Robyn M. Stuhr
Published:
2008
Length:
96 minutes
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Powerful cultural images often put pressure on men and women to have unrealistic expectations about the body they want to achieve. Body Image and Fitness Training details how exercise professionals can promote healthy attitudes about the body, better understand the health syndromes associated with a distorted body image, and help individuals prevent and deal with body-image issues.

Among the topics covered:
  • Cultural impact on body image
  • Gender-related body-image pressures
  • Health problems related to body-image issues
  • Creating a positive training environment concerning body-image issues
  • Promoting healthy attitudes about the body
  • When and how to refer clients to other professionals for assistance with body-image issues
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.