physical self-concept

physical self-concept

a person's perception or description of their physical self, including their physical appearance, typically not involving an evaluative component.
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The presence of significant differences between football players, basketball speed in physical self-concept.
Eftekhari et al [9] examined the effect of exercise classes during the summer on some factors and physical fitness, body composition and physical self-concept among adolescent girls, and the results showed that changes in aerobic power, muscular endurance, flexibility, agility, body mass index, total physical self-concept and selfconcept subscales of the body, the significant difference between the control group and experimental group (p > 0.
Correlational analysis revealed that significant negative relationships existed between humor-others and physical self-concept at Time 2 only.
Physical self-concept is a broader construct than body image, as it encompasses self-perceptions of both physical appearance and other aspects of the physical self (physical ability, fitness and strength) and is directly related to many psychosocial variables, such as physical activity, healthy lifestyle habits, psychological wellbeing and satisfaction with life (Goni, Rodriguez, & Esnaola, 2010).
These same women also rejected the superwoman ideal, had a positive physical self-concept, and were armed with skills to deal with stress.
In this context, different studies have demonstrated that the habit of doing physical activity and sport relates positively with behaviours that improve health such as healthy eating, good dental hygiene and greater physical self-concept (Castillo & Balaguer, 2001; McAuley, Mihalko, & Bane, 1997; Mendoza, Sagrera, & Batista, 1994; Moreno, Cervello, & Moreno, 2008; Netz, Wu, Becker, & Tenenbaum, 2005; Tercedor, 2001).
Females did not differ from males in physical self-concept.
The Physical Self-Perception Profile (PSPP; Fox, 1990) was utilized in order to measure physical self-concept.
Also Carl and Die in their study of the effect of exercise on self-esteem and physical balance three classes of elementary school children with their parents and teachers findings from the survey showed that more time in the activities of the children they spend the balance of their participation in team sports games individually showed higher physical self-concept.
In the Exercise and Self-esteem Model (EXSEM) it is proposed that individuals' physical self-concept is a key mechanism through which the time individuals spend on sport is related to their self-esteem (Sonstroem, Harlow, & Josephs, 1994).
To date, however, there has been no investigation into the relationship that physical self-concept has with psychological well-being or psychological unwellness.
Physical self-concept, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem in children with cancer and healthy children without cancer history.

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