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How Self-Objectification Impacts Physical Activity Among Adolescent Girls in Costa Rica
Background: In Latin America, more than 80% of adolescent girls are physically inactive. Inactivity may be reinforced by female stereotypes and objectification in the Latin American sociocultural context. Methods: We ...
Parental feeding styles and adolescents’ healthy eating habits. Structure and correlates of a Costa Rican questionnaire
This study designed and validated a questionnaire aimed at examining parental feeding styles to encourage healthy eating habits among Costa Rican adolescents. Adolescents (n = 133; mean age 15.4 years), and their parents, ...
The Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Eating Habits Among Costa Rican Adolescents
Purpose. To identify the influence of gender stereotypes on eating habits among Costa Rican adolescents. Design: Qualitative, descriptive research was used in this study. Setting. Adolescents and parents were recruited ...