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The Role of Socio-Physical Anxiety, Body Image, and Self Esteem in Prediction of the Eating Disorder in Sportswomen
Aidin Valizade avranj, Saeed Ariapooran
Mohaghegh Ardabili University , saeed_ariapooran@yahoo.com
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Background: Socio-physical anxiety, body image, and self esteem are variables that play an important role on eating disorders. The purpose of this research was the role of socio-physical anxiety, body image and self esteem in prediction of the eating disorders in sportswomen.

Materials and Method: 181 of aerobic and physical readiness sportswomen were selected by clustered sampling method and filled the questionnaire containing eating disorder, socio-physical anxiety, body image concern and self esteem scales.

Results: According to this research, there was meaningful correlation between social physical anxiety (r=-0.326), body image concern (r=0.466) and self-esteem (r=0.349) with eating disorders and these variables were explained the 0.27 variance in eating disorders.

Conclusion: Results are corresponding with previous studies and have important implications in attention to the predicting variables of eating disorders in athletes’ women. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(1): 56-60]

Keywords: Body image, eating disorders, self esteem, anxiety, sportswomen
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Psychology
* Corresponding Author Address: Ardabil, Daneshgah Street, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, human science college, department of psychology. Ph.D student of psychology
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Valizade avranj A, Ariapooran S. The Role of Socio-Physical Anxiety, Body Image, and Self Esteem in Prediction of the Eating Disorder in Sportswomen. ZJRMS. 2012; 14 (1) :56-60
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