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Body Image And Sensation Seeking In Gym-Goers

Petr Schlegel / Ludmila Fialová
Published Online: 2015-09-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/afepuc-2015-0007


This research aimed to explore a relation between Body image (PSPP) and Sensation Seeking (SSS-V) and to determine gym-goers based on these entities. The research file (N = 182) consisted of gym-goers aged between 24 – 45. The comparison of the tests showed a weak relation (0.25) between PSPP and SST tests and also among the individual subscales. The comparison of men and women did not come up with any significant differences. In terms of Body image, the file showed above-average results, in the case of Sensation Seeking, its score was average. The outcome of our findings is that there is no marked relation between PSPP and SST and the same goes for men and women.

Keywords: body image; physical self perception profile; sensation seeking; gym-goer


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Published Online: 2015-09-30

Published in Print: 2015-05-01

Citation Information: Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Universitatis Comenianae, Volume 55, Issue 1, Pages 54–63, ISSN (Online) 0520-7371, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/afepuc-2015-0007.

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