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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 ...
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 ...
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, ...