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Gender-related societal pressures in elite female athletes

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This study compared elite female athletes in lean (synchronized skating) and nonlean (basketball) sports at a mid-sized midwestern university. Significant differences in impact of media on body image, stigma consciousness, and role of female mentors were discovered, and are discussed.

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elite athletes, body image, media, stigma consciousness
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Thomas, Helen. and Fuehrer, Ann. "Gender-related societal pressures in elite female athletes" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AWP Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penns Landing, Philadelphia, PA, Mar 03, 2011 <Not Available>. 2014-11-26 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p482396_index.html>

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Thomas, H. H. and Fuehrer, A. , 2011-03-03 "Gender-related societal pressures in elite female athletes" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the AWP Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penns Landing, Philadelphia, PA Online <PDF>. 2014-11-26 from http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p482396_index.html

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Abstract: This study compared elite female athletes in lean (synchronized skating) and nonlean (basketball) sports at a mid-sized midwestern university. Significant differences in impact of media on body image, stigma consciousness, and role of female mentors were discovered, and are discussed.


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