Perceptions of Youth Obesity Among Physical Educators

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Greenleaf, Christy & Abels, Karen Weiller 2005.

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Abstract: The purposes of this study were to examine (a) antifat attitudes among physical education teachers (b) performance and ability expectations for normal and overweight youth, and (c) perceptions of the problem of youth obesity and the role of schools and physical education. Participants, 105 physical educators, completed a demographic and background questionnaire, the Antifat Attitudes Scale (AFAS: Morrison & O'Connor), an expectations questionnaire, and Perceptions of Youth Obesity and Physical Education Questionnaire (Price, Desmond, & Ruppert). Participants reported higher expectations for youth they considered normal weight, versus overweight, across a variety of performance and ability areas. Participants overwhelming agreed that youth obesity is a concern and that schools are not doing enough to help overweight youth.

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  • Social Psychology of Education, 2005. New York: Springer, pp. 407-423.

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  • Publication Title: Social Psychology of Education
  • Volume: 8
  • Issue: 4
  • Page Start: 407
  • Page End: 423

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Greenleaf, Christy & Abels, Karen Weiller. Perceptions of Youth Obesity Among Physical Educators, article, 2005; [New York, New York]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31087/: accessed June 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Education.