Body Image Disorders, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior And Body Composition Of Girls
Por Valter Paulo Neves Miranda (Autor), Ronaldo Rocha Bastos (Autor), Márcio Vidigal Miranda Júnior (Autor), Sílvia Eloiza Priore (Autor), Paulo Roberto dos Santos Amorim (Autor).
Background: Nowadays, body image disorders is a worrying public health problem, and it is each more prevalent among adolescents. The body dissatisfaction and distortion can influence the uptake of risky health behaviors. Objective: To assess the association between body image disorders with lifestyle and body composition of female adolescents. Methods: Cross-sectional study with 405 female adolescents from 14 to 19 years old, in the city of Viçosa-MG, Brazil. Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ), Silhouetted Scale and Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire–3 evaluated the body image. Body composition was evaluated by the Dual Energy X-ray Absortometry equipment. Latent class analysis (LCA) was used to evaluate the lifestyle of girls. This method was performed on poLCA package of software R library.